Medical Coder
Portneuf Medical Center 23 reviews - Portneuf, ID

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Codes patient records for the purpose of reimbursement, research, and compliance with federal regulations according to diagnoses and procedures, utilizing the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding classifications systems. Performs qualitative and quantitative analysis of records for the purpose of collection, performance improvement, and chart deficiency activities. Maintains health information integrity through filing, assembling, and retrieving of confidential patient records. Reviews outpatient medical records to identify the principal diagnosis and all applicable secondary diagnoses and procedures. Meet with physicians and staff to educate on coding changes and opportunities for increased reimbursement.

Requirements High School diploma or equivalent. Registered Health Information Administration (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT), and/or Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) preferred. Thorough knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, pathology, and coding principles and guidelines of the ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS coding classification systems. Must have documented computer entry proficiency. Ability to interact effectively with medical staff members, hospital staff, and other customers.

Classification Full-time days (80 hr/pp) - Monday through Friday – 8a to 4:30p

Close Date Posted until filled

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23 reviews
At Portneuf Medical Center we are committed to providing every patient with the best possible medical care and treatment. Our values of...