IP Coder III – Remote



About CoxHealth
Located in Springfield, MO, CoxHealth is a six-hospital, locally owned, not-for-profit organization. We are a diverse network of medical professionals caring for the Ozarks. Through our five pillars- community, people, quality, business, and service, our more than 11,000 employees are improving the well-being of each community served through health care, education, and research. Voted Best Place to Work by the readers of 417 Magazine for the second consecutive year.

Job Description:

Looking to take your Inpatient coding skills to the next level in your career? Come join CoxHealth’s Inpatient Coding  Department as an experienced Remote Inpatient Coder! We are seeking full-time inpatient coders with experience coding for a level one trauma and teaching hospital. This position is the senior expert Inpatient DRG coder responsible for timely and accurate coding of the more complicated inpatient records and has been trained to code all Inpatient patient records. The Inpatient Coder III position has expert knowledge on all coding guidelines and MS-DRG reimbursement. As an expert DRG Coder, this position will also act as a mentor to less experienced coders. The Inpatient Coder III is responsible for reviewing and analyzing documentation present in the medical record for Inpatient cases to assign ICD 10 CM diagnoses and ICD 10 PCS procedures based on the documentation in the medical record. The Inpatient Coder III has expert knowledge on all coding guidelines and MS-DRG reimbursement and Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association.

Job Requirements:


  • Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Required: Completion of Coding Program


  • Required: 5 years coding experience with a coding certificate (listed below)


  • Must have the analytical ability to interpret data contained in medical records and assign appropriate codes for accurate reimbursement.
  • Expert knowledge in ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS (Inpatient Coding) classification systems
  • Expert knowledge of DRG reimbursement.
  • Expert knowledge of POA and HAC assignments.
  • Ability to work under high production standards and minimal supervision due to tenure in Inpatient coding.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and concepts effectively.
  • Demonstrates competency with use of computers and various computer programs.
  • Visual acuity necessary to read and decipher handwriting and electronic documentation.


Required: AHIMA Approved Credential: RHIA, RHIT, or CCS (preferred) AND AAPC Approved Credential: CIC AND CoxHealth Internal Inpatient Coding Test score of 95% or greater to be hired.

Education Qualifications:

  • Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Required: Completion of Coding Program

Benefits & Perks:

  • Full-Time flexible 40 hours work week. Fully remote position
  • Competitive salary
  • Earned Time Off (ETO) starting day one
  • AHIMA/AAPC CEU opportunities
  • Reference materials
  • Access to a full-time education team
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life & disability insurance
  • Retirement with employer match

Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions

Sign-on bonus up to $5,000, based on experience

Relocation paid up to $3,000

Apply Online: https://careers-coxhealth.hctsportals.com/jobs/712446-ip-coder-iii-remote?q=20207648