GHIT specializes in providing Advanced Medical Coders*. This innovation allows hospitals and healthcare systems to efficiently and effectively improve their Medicare reimbursement rates.
The core of this system is built on quality and attention to detail:
Advanced Medical Coders
All Coders have at least one AHIMA or AAPC credential.
GHIT provides Coders with 3 years or more experience. Many with as much as 10 or more years.
All Coders are checked and vetted for accuracy, knowledge and delivery capabilities.
Coding covers ICD-9, ICD-CM, ICD-10, ICD-10-CM, MS-DRG, AP-DRG, and APR-DRG.
Each Coder goes through additional specialized training.
All Coders are monitored for performance, quality assurance, and timeliness of delivery.
Where it is needed, GHIT provides full Project Management, reporting and on-going quality assurance statistics.
Coders all have varying level of industry standard Credentials including (but not limited to):
CCS – Certified Coding Specialist
COC™ – Certified Outpatient Coder
CPC – Certified Professional Coder
CPC-P® – Certified Professional Coder-Payer
RHIT – Registered Health Information Technologist
RHIA – Registered Health Information Administration
Coders can work either onsite or remotely.
Areas covered include:
Hospital Inpatient Coder
C.C.S. – Certified Coding Specialist
Certified Hospital Coder
Risk Adjustment Coder
Coding Quality Analyst
Advanced Medical Coders generally cost marginally more than existing contract Coding staff.
GHIT offers HIM medical coding backed by a proven quality and results-based system.
*Advanced Medical Coders (AMC) is GHIT’s own methodology combining a specialized training and quality assurance package that enhances Medical Coding/ Billing speed and accuracy, which in turn improves Case Mix Index rates for Inpatient Hospital environments.