Recent experience in the specialty area is required
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Summary--Coder Outpatient, ED
This is a full-time, hourly position on the UCHealth Outpatient Coding team in Metro Denver. We are seeking Certified Coders with experience in the specified area. You may work remotely (within the State of Colorado) after successful completion of the required on-site training program (3-6 months).
Assigns codes to medical diagnoses and procedures using appropriate coding classifications for assigned areas/record types.
· Reviews medical records to determine all appropriate diagnostic and procedural code assignments using the appropriate classifications systems.
· Assigns charges for applicable clinics/departments as appropriate.
· Communication with department manager/supervisor on coding, compliance and documentation issues.
· Seeks clarification from healthcare providers or other designated resources to ensure accurate and complete coding. Enhances coding knowledge and skills with continuing education activities and by reviewing pertinent literature.
High School Diploma or GED
Prior Coding experience or graduate of a Coding Program
1 certification from the acceptable options as defined by Coding Department, within 1 year of hire. Acceptable certifications include: RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CCA, CPC, CPC-H.
· Associate's Degree
· Coding certification highly desired
ED Coding experience
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