Health Information Management Coder


Oakland, CA

What you'll be doing

Reviews medical records to identify diagnoses/procedures. Selects the DRG for each inpatient case. Reviews DRG discrepancies from the fiscal intermediary to ensure appropriate DRG assignment/case. Verifies all medical data from the record to complete a data abstract on each hosp encounter. Ensures that all data abstracted/coded are consistent w/ guidelines outlined by the joint commission, OSHPD, CMS, regional/local policy. Enters patient info into computerized med record databases; ensures accuracy & integrity of the medical record abstract/encounter data prior to transmitting case to government reimbursement. Ensures timely record availability by meeting est. coding & abstracting productivity/quality standards. Maintains & complies policies & procedures for confidentiality of all patient records. Other duties as assigned.

What your background should be

Requires 2+ years of continuous hospital experience in coding/abstracting within the last 5 yrs. Requires certified coding associate (CCA) & eligibility to become a certified coding specialist (CCS), registered health information technician (RHIT), or registered health information administrator (RHIA). Demonstrated ability to understand the clinical content of a health record.

Required Schooling / Training

High school diploma/GED

Who is the client company

Concern about healthcare services.
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