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Certified Medical Records Coder-Inpatient - Medical Billing & Coding

Date Posted: Feb 23, 2024

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The County of Riverside - Riverside University Health System- Medical Records Department is seeking Certified Medical Records Coders. The incumbents will be responsible for performing advanced coding and abstracting of inpatient medical record entries according to the most current edition of International Classification of Diseases - Clinical Modification System (ICD-CM), Procedure Coding System (PCS) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT); performs other related duties as required.

The Certified Medical Records Coder - Inpatient classification performs the most complex coding and abstracting of a high volume of patient records in the Medical Records Department and reports to an appropriate supervisory or manager level position.

The Certified Medical Records Coder - Inpatient is distinguished from the Certified Medical Records Coder - Outpatient in that the latter does not require an extensive knowledge of complex code and Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) assignment. Incumbents are expected to be familiar with the Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS), inpatient coding guidelines, and be able to work closely with the Clinical Documentation Team as well as physicians.

Candidates with acute hospital experience are encouraged to apply.

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