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Ascension Health Coding Auditor in Nashville, Tennessee

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Coding Auditor - Value Based Care - Full-Time, Day - 20th Avenue Bldg - Nashville, TN

Schedule: Monday - Friday; 8:00am - 5:00pm. Some flexibilty in schedule. Some remote potential but will require you live in the Middle TN area.

Applicants should possess HCC Coding experience. The Coding Auditor will work with patients under the Primary Care First program. HCC Coding certification is a plus. Interested candidates, please apply!

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates. Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization..

What You Will Do

As an associate with Saint Thomas Health Svcs-TN, you will have the opportunity to perform periodic and ongoing audits of claims to ensure accuracy of coding and billing, and sufficiency of supporting documentation.


  • Audits specified number of records per coder as defined in the system coding audit plan.

  • Prepares audit reports that are issued to key stakeholders, as appropriate.

  • Develops corrective action plans to address opportunities for coding, billing and documentation improvement.

  • Identifies trends and educational opportunities. Prepares and presents educational programs related to coding.

  • Assists in the management of the coding and billing auditing and monitoring program to address high risk compliance areas.

What You Will Need


  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

  • Reg Health Info Admnstr credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

  • Reg Health Info Tech credentialed from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentialed from the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).


  • Diploma

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of experience required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination. Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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