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Emergency Department Coder-Remote

MemorialCare Health System Fountain Valley Full-Time
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Essential Job Outcomes & Functions

  • Reviews the medical record of emergency patient types to determine the principal diagnosis and procedure, and all appropriate secondary diagnoses and procedures
  • Using the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-9/10) and the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding classification systems, assigns codes to all diagnoses and procedures following applicable coding principals and department guidelines; enters into the computer coding system
  • Reviews accounts for medical necessity and NCCI coding edits
  • Abstracts all required clinical and demographic data for reporting to the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD); enters information into the computer abstracting system
  • Follows MHS coding guidelines, Federal & State rules and regulations and optimizes APC reimbursement within the legal guidelines
  • Maintains current knowledge of the most recent ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM & PCS Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting, the annual changes to the ICD-9/10 diagnosis and procedure codes, and the annual changes to the CPT procedure codes
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements / Work Experience

  • One or more years ICD-9/CPT coding experience in an acute care hospital OR successful completion of an accredited coding program
  • Successful completion of ICD-10 CM (and PCS preferred) training

Education / Licensure / Certification

  • At least one CCS/CPC-H/RHIT/RHIA required
  • Work experience will be considered

Job: United States-California-Fountain Valley
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Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Regular
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