08/04 Subhashini
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IPDRG Coder (1-7 yrs)

Chennai Job Code: 21570

Roles and responsibilities of IPDRG coder :

- Certified Candidates with CCS and CIC.

- Assigns the correct principal diagnosis, comorbidities and complications (CCs), secondary diagnoses, POA (Present on Admission) indicators, HAC (Hospital-Acquired Conditions), principal procedure codes, and secondary procedure codes according to official coding guidelines, the Coding Clinic, and in accordance with all official Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) definitions

- Perform coding (applying the correct ICD-9-CM and CPT codes) of patient accounts

- Collect and abstract all clinical and statistical information as required

- Reviewing all patient files for accuracy

- Codes and abstracts all necessary information, describes each documented diagnoses and procedures according to established HIM guidelines and AHIMA code of Ethics

- Assists in implementing solutions to reduce back-end billing errors

- Abstracts data elements to satisfy statistical requests by the hospital, health system, medical staff, and enters all coded/abstracted information into the hospital information system

- Acts as a mentor for others

- Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) with associate's degree in health information technology from accredited program or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) with bachelor's degree in health information administration from accredited program

- Inpatient Coder Qualifications.

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