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Inpatient Coders are medical coding professionals who work with the records of patients who have been hospitalized. Typical job duties seen on an Inpatient Coder resume example are reviewing patient documentation, assigning codes to diagnoses and procedures, storing data in a safe manner, and following confidentiality protocols. Based on our collection of resumes for Inpatient Coder, main job requirements are medical coding knowledge, attention to details, accuracy, confidentiality, being able to work under pressure, and effective communication. Postsecondary training in health information management is usually required.

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Inpatient Coder

Inpatient Coder/Abstractor II

  • Reviewed inpatient medical records and assigned accurate ICD-9-CM and CPT codes for diagnoses and procedures
  • Assigned and sequenced codes accurately based on medical record documentation
  • Assigned POA indicators correctly
  • Thorough understanding and application of medical necessity, DRGs, APGs, and APRs for processing claims
  • Involved in ensuring data integrity including appropriate sequencing and dispositions, resolving all coding edits prior to finalizing abstracts, compliant with New York and Federal Regulations
  • Adhered to coding clinics and guidelines, and queried physicians for clarification as needed
  • Knowledge of 3M coding and abstracting software, PCI and Meditech systems
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Ny Medical Terminology
Child Psychology
2

Inpatient Coder

  • Abstracting data from electronic records in Epic and Meditech and coding ICD 10 CM and PCS codes using 3M/CAC.
  • Querying physicians regarding incomplete documentation and further clarify coding diagnoses, procedures, etc.
  • Continuing education for ICD10 with Elsevier modules staying current with coding clinics and revised codes that came out in Oct 2016.
  • Working together with CDI and communicating mismatches and giving feedback regarding education, coding clinics, etc.
  • Auditing coded charts for correct DRG, diagnoses and procedure assignment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
3

Inpatient Coder/cancer Registrar

  • Performed coding and abstracting of all inpatient records
  • Attended Core Measure & Utilization Management meetings
  • Performed coding, abstracting and casefinding on cancer patients and reported information to the state
  • Collaborated with Clinical Documentation Spec. to ensure completeness of documentation in patient's records
Candidate Info
39
years in
workforce
16
years
at this job
HS
Required Classes
Medical Terminology I, Ii, Iii
Cancer / Tumor Registry
4

Inpatient Coder Specialist

  • Attended Memorial Hermann's Inpatient Coding School (July 2015) and started coding October 1 discharges when ICD-10 was implemented. Been working remotely since January 2016
  • Accurately assigns ICD-10-CM/PCS codes, MS-DRGs and maintains productivity standards.
  • Works on the Unbilled on a weekly basis
  • Attends Monthly Education Meetings which goes over common mistakes made, new Coding Clinic examples, practice coding problems, etc.
  • Extensive experience in 3M and Cerner (Care 4)
  • Abstracts physician data for procedure codes, discharge disposition, etc.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
5

Inpatient Coder

  • Review hospital inpatient medical record documentation to select and sequence appropriate ICD-9-CM diagnosis and ICD-9-CM procedure codes
  • Perform coding across multiple facilities
  • Ongoing training on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS as applicable to transition
  • Adhere to Compliance Policies and procedures for the assignment of complete, accurate, timely, and consistent codes for diagnosis and procedures
  • Code and abstract various patient types using McKesson, Meditech and 3M software
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BS
Health Information Management
6

Inpatient Coder

Inpatient Coder

  • 200+ bed Facility with Skilled Nursing, Medical, and Surgical units.
  • Meditech System.
  • Obstetrics and Cardiac services.
  • M Encoder, Abstracted, Coded and processed Inpatient Medical Records using ICD-9-CM.
  • Monitored Unbilled Accounts.
  • Queried Physicians on unclear documentation.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Health Information Administration
7

Inpatient Coder

  • Responsible for complete and accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM and PCS codes in accordance with current coding guidelines
  • Queries physicians as necessary to obtain appropriate diagnoses and documentation
  • Reports daily to Chief Executive Officer, Business Office Manager, and Case Management Team for any DRG changes affecting patient length of stay
  • Reviews entire medical record and assigns final codes within 72 hours of patient discharge for timely billing purposes
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Information Management
8

Inpatient Coder

  • Assigned ICD-9-CM and CPT codes to patient charts
  • Assigned DRG or APC to admissions
  • Abstracted patient data
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
AS
Health Information Technology
BS
Health Information Administration
MS
Management

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