Inpatient/Outpatient Auditor Consultant *Anywhere in the US* (Information Technology)

Employer
Cognizant
Location
Nottingham, MD
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 09, 2021
Ref
1886067458
Function
Audit and Tax
Hours
Full Time
Inpatient/Outpatient Auditor Consultant *Anywhere in the US* (Information Technology) Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking an ICD-10 Auditing Consultant-Inpatient/Outpatient to work for one or more clients remotely. Duties/Responsibilities: Review outpatient patient records for accuracy and compliance Review inpatient patient records for accuracy and compliance Review physician documentation to verify diagnosis and procedures Communicate with physicians to obtain or clarify diagnosis and/or procedures via the query process Assign accurate codes utilizing an electronic encoder application, 3M, in accordance with practice policy and regulatory guidelines Complete reports as requested Provide education to Company's clients in coding, billing and compliance Perform Peer Reviews of Company Health Information Management coding auditors and coders Assure that services provided to Clients of Company are current and up-to-date with industry standards Conduct other reviews, audits and other tasks at the direction of Company for which Employee has skills and knowledge Maintain minimum accuracy rate of 98% while meeting internal productivity standards set by company Maintain productivity expectations as set per project Desired Skills/Qualifications: CCS, RHIT or RHIA (AHIMA) Minimum of two years of facility based auditing experience with an additional two years of coding experience or ten years coding experience Knowledge of Federal, state and payer regulations Capable of interpreting medical records reports and chart entries Able to work independently and as a team member Capable of applying judgment and decision making Base office skills (Word, Excel) Pass coding assessment with a score of 80% or greater Basic background with computers with ability to be in multiple systems at 1 time Self-motivated with ability to work autonomously and in a team in a fast paced environment Interacting with manager/team members on scheduled time off and breaks and new procedures and policies as provided by the client is essential. Well organized and able to handle multipole projects as needed. Strong oral and written communication skills. Able to be flexible and adaptable to change. Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel and Outlook. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future. MSJA IND123