Health Information Management (HIM) Coder - Remote

Employer
Lifepoint Health Support Center
Location
Franklin, Tennessee
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
May 21, 2024
Closes
May 24, 2024
Ref
2763562981
Position Type
Staff
Hours
Full Time
Work Mode
Remote
Employment Type
Permanent
Description

Health Information Management (HIM) Coder Opportunity

Location: REMOTE

Lifepoint Rehabilitation is a leading provider of acute inpatient rehabilitation services with more than 300 hospital-based rehabilitation units, medical/surgical and outpatient therapy settings and more than 30 joint venture inpatient rehabilitation hospitals across the country.
We provide high quality, patient-centered care to those who have experienced a loss of function from an injury or illness. Our team conducts comprehensive evaluations to determine each patient's unique needs, and then creates a multifaceted program using the latest rehabilitation therapies and advanced technologies to support them on their road to recovery. Our goal is to help our patients recover as fully as possible and regain the level of independence they hope to achieve.

Our Benefits:
  • Expansive benefit package including PTO plan, 401k + Match, and insurance coverage
  • Tuition assistance/reimbursement
  • Professional development and advancement opportunities
  • Targeted approach to career development
  • Strong collaboration opportunities
  • Superior quality patient outcomes
  • Supportive leadership and culture
What you will do in this role:
  • Works remotely to code IRF records using current ICD coding version and within timeframe set by supervisor
  • Maintains coding schedule as assigned by the Area Director
  • Works closely with the PPS Coordinator/Outcomes Manager in assigning the Impairment Code for all admissions as well as other newly diagnosed conditions
  • Serves as back-up for the hospital to transmit IRF PAIs in a timely manner for all Medicare inpatients
  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient care information to ensure patient rights are protected
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • Minimum (2) two years current experience in inpatient rehabilitation hospital coding (UB04 and IRF PAI).
  • Proficient in inpatient rehabilitation coding as evidenced in passing the inpatient rehab coding test with 95% accuracy
  • RHIT (or eligible) or RHIA (or eligible) or Coding Certification by AHIMA (American Health Information Management Association)