Certified Home Health and Hospice Coder

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Health Information Alliance. is seeking Part Time/PRN, Remote Certified Home Health and Hospice Coder. Under the direct supervision, the Home Health and Hospice Coder is responsible for coding using ICD-10 all diagnoses and applicable procedures of outpatient service visits. The position is also responsible for reviewing OASIS, abstracting visit data for billing and data collection purposes.


  • Codes records using ICD-10-CM and coding guidelines.
  • Reviews OASIS
  • Observes and reports unusual patterns in data collection and/or lack of adequate documentation for code assignments.
  • Review documentation and provide ICD-10 coding recommendations based on current coding and Oasis guidelines.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by the Home Health and Hospice Supervisor
  • Must be self-motivated, responsive, and committed to communicating with the management/supervisor closely via high tech communication modules.



  • Certification in Home Health and Hospice Coding required
  • Proficient knowledge of Oasis, preferred.
  • Working knowledge of CMS Condition of Participation in Home Health and Hospice Services is required.
  • Working knowledge of federal and state Home Health and Hospice licensure regulations are required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, compliance and reimbursement guidelines are required.
  • Sound computer skill and adaptive to Home Health and Hospice documentation software is a must.
  • Detail oriented with critical thinking and strong analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility in response to unexpected changes in work volume and work schedule are required.
  • Excellent interpersonal relation skills including active listening, conflict resolution, and team building are required.
  • Minimum of two years previous experience with ICD-10 and/or ICD-9 coding with verified employment/experience are required.



  • Certified in Home Health and Hospice coding, required. CCA or CCS, or CPC, required. AHIMA, preferred.
  • Medical Coding: 5 years
  • ICD-10: 2 years


General Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess the following characteristics:

  • Commitment and reliability; be able to dedicate consistent time to HIA
  • Superb communication and responsiveness
  • Computer literacy
    • Must be comfortable with, but not limited to: Excel, web-browsers, email, electronic health records (non-specific)
    • Must be familiar with various technologies such as, but not limited to: security (e.g., Citrix), data collection/abstraction, encoders, web-based applications
  • Self-maintenance of skillset
    • Maintaining credentials
    • Staying current with abstraction/coding rules, manuals, and guidelines
  • Prior experience in position applying for
  • Motivation; remote work can be team-based, but requires the ability to work independently
  • Strong interpersonal skills and tactfulness to be able to effectively communicate with team members and client contacts


Educational Requirements:

The ideal candidate must possess:

  • A college degree from
    • An accredited nursing program,
    • CAHIIM accredited program, or
    • Other accredited healthcare program
  • Healthcare credential associated with their program of study
    • Other healthcare information related abstraction and coding credentials desirable

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