Concurrent Coder, FT 7a-4p
The HIM Concurrent Inpatient Coder shall support hospital concurrent coding operations on site. The Concurrent Inpatient Coder shall review hospital inpatient medical documentation to assign, sequence, edit and/or validate the appropriate ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codes. The HIM Concurrent Inpatient Coder is required to work onsite in the hospital and attend all intra hospital case management or utilization management meetings. A provisional DRG must be assigned within 24 hours for all patients excluding normal newborn and/or normal obstetrical patients. Acute care admissions should be re-reviewed daily and sub-acute cases every other day.
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