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Altegra Health leads the U.S. healthcare industry with business & technology solutions that improve health plan performance by aligning member health status, benefits & accurate reimbursement in the following areas:
Risk Adjustment Reimbursement & Advisory Services
Eligibility & Enrollment Quality Performance
In an age where attention to detail counts--providers, health plans & healthcare facilities trust our 1,100+ employees for comprehensive solutions that add value to their bottom line.
Job Title: In Patient Coder
This position will be reporting to our Staffing Department of the Reimbursement and Advisory Services Division of Altegra Health.
Will analyze and review the patient charts and assign codes for hospital ambulatory, emergency, outpatient and inpatient services rendered in the hospital setting. The professional coders will be required to adhere to strict productivity and quality standards. Inpatient Hospital coders must have either a certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with five (5) plus years experience.
The Services to be provided are as follows:
Reviewing patient medical records (electronic health record) and health information data in order to classify and assign numeric codes with respect to diagnosis, procedures and other medical data. Such review and coding shall include, without limitation:
• The examination and interpretation of health information, documentation, data integrity, and medical records, including a verification of completeness, accuracy and proper entry into computer systems and other records;
Facility coders must have either a certification as a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with five (5) plus years experience.
Demonstrated ability to understand the clinical content of a health record, including the most complicated records. Must also be able to communicate with physicians in order to clarify diagnoses/procedures and sequencing of diagnoses. Ability to demonstrate knowledge of and utilize auditing skills related to coding quality and compliance
Altegra Health is committed to building a highly diverse, best-in-class workforce at all levels of the organization. We strive to attract and retain exceptional individuals regardless of their sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or other characteristic unrelated to the skills and abilities required for job performance.