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Coder II *Remote*

Medical University of South Carolina

Medical University of South Carolina

Software Engineering
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023
  • R-0000016171
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • Patient Access, Records, Health Information, Medical Records, and Coding
  • Business Operations
  • Full Time

Job Description Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Hospital Coding Supervisor, the Coder II will Abstract inpatient, outpatient, clinic, and/or emergency department medical record documentation to select and sequence appropriate ICD-10-CM/PCS, HCPCS, and/or CPT4 codes. Adheres to coding compliance guidelines for assignment of complete, accurate, timely and consistent codes for diagnoses and procedures to include final DRG assignment.


Medical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)

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CC001111 SYS - Corp Revenue Cycle - RHNs

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Job Description

The coder/abstracter is responsible for accurate code assignment of all inpatient, outpatient, and emergency service diagnoses, procedures and conditions as indicated in the patient medical record. Classification systems include ICD-10 and CPT edition, and all coding is in accordance with official coding guidelines from the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, and the American Health Information Management Association. All work is carried out in accordance with the Health Information Management Department and MUSC approved policies and procedures.

Additional Job Description

Minimum Training and Education: High School diploma and completion of a medical terminology course and a medical records ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 coding class and one year related experience; an Associate degree may be substituted for the required work experience.

Required Licensure, Certifications, Registrations: Credentialed as a Certified Coder by a nationally recognized accrediting body (AAPC or AHIMA) – CPC, CCS, or RHIA.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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