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Inpatient Coding Auditor

Job Order #027474
  • Posted On: July 5, 2024
  • Position Title: Inpatient Coding Auditor
  • Position Type: Contract
  • Work Location: Remote
  • State: United States
  • City: New York
Job Summary:
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Consultant Advisor - Oracle Health Julie Easley is recruiting this position.


Our East Coast client is looking for an inpatient Coding Auditor with a CCS Certification for a 12-month + extensions remote contract.

Coding Auditor Requirements

  • 3 - 5 years experience as an Inpatient Coding Auditor (Hospital side)
  • CCS Certification is required 
  • Must be able to write and audit executive summary
  • Will be required to take a Coding Auditor Assessment

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Reviews daily Audit work queue assignments and determines the validity of coding by auditing the documentation, coding, and DRG Grouper of each claim
  • Audits each claim according to the coding Guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements unique to the individual payer
  • Utilizes the appropriate resources and references to justify the correct codes
  • Discusses findings with coders and escalates to Coding Manager as necessary
  • Identifies documentation deficiencies that contribute to coding errors and escalates to Coding Manager
  • Identifies opportunities to increase Severity of Illness and Risk of Mortality
  • Establish a strong working relationship with Clinical Documentation Improvement to ensure that reimbursement and quality measures are optimized.
  • Provides coding related education to other departments as needed
  • Must be able to represent coding in meetings
  • Identifies trends in coding errors and provides pertinent education and training to coding staff

To learn more about this and other positions, contact Julie Easley at or julie.easley@healthcareitleaders.com. Healthcare IT Leaders is a national leader in IT workforce solutions, connecting healthcare provider, payer and life sciences organizations with experienced technology talent for consulting and full-time hiring. For more information, visit us on the web at www.healthcareitleaders.com.

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