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Cedars-Sinai SP Coder II in Los Angeles, California

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Why work here?

Beyond an outstanding benefit package and competitive salaries, we take pride in hiring the best, most committed employees. Our staff reflects the culturally and ethnically diverse community we serve. They are proof of our dedication to creating a multifaceted, inclusive environment that fuels innovation and the gold standard of patient care we strive for.

What will you be doing:

The Single Path Coder reviews clinical documentation as appropriate to assign ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, CPT, and HCPCS codes for the purpose of both facility and professional fee billing as well as reporting both internally and externally. Assigns codes in accordance with all Official Coding Guidelines, current coding manuals, and regulatory agencies governing both facility and professional claims. Responsible for validation and abstraction of data elements in accordance with current program coding policies and following internal physician query guidelines.

  • Codes all records within the established departmental quality standards.

  • Meets established departmental productivity and accuracy standards.

  • Consistently and thoroughly abstracts additional data elements as required, e.g., OSHPD elements, Special studies, etc., as required.

  • Communicates to Coding Supervisor any concerns regarding coding, documentation, section issues and /or department issues.

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Experience Requirements:

  • One (1) + years’ experience with facility outpatient/ambulatory care coding. (preferred)

  • Proven knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT-4 coding, and APC payment methodologies. (preferred)

  • Ability to convey and/or receive written/verbal information to/from various audiences in different formats.

Educational/License/Certifications Requirements:

High School Diploma/GED.

Associate of Science in Health Information Science, completion of courses in ICD-10-CM, or CPT-4 coding from an accredited coding program. (preferred)

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), Certified Coding Specialist (CCS-P), Certified Procedural Coder (CPC), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). (Dual credentialed preferred)

Secondary credential to be acquired within one year of hire to the Single Path team. (CCS/CCS-P, CPC/COC, COC/CCS-P, CCS/CPC, etc. RHIT/RHIA excluded)

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.

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