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Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Medical Coder - Irvine, CA

UHG - Irvine, California

Posted: 11/17/2018

For you, it's all about the details. Because you understand that getting everything exactly right ultimately helps people live healthier lives. Here at UnitedHealth Group, we couldn't agree more. If you want to play a role in inventing the future of health care, here's your opportunity. Join us today.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Receive assigned medical charts to code
  • Review medical charts electronically
  • Abstract and code diagnosis and documentation information
  • Research and resolve coding projects
  • Perform ongoing analysis of medical record charts for the appropriate coding compliance

The key challenge of this role centers around your ability to work quickly, accurately and independently. You'll need to meet daily production goals and a quality goal of 95% accuracy rate every month. Extensive use of electronic medical records in an ICD-10 environment is also required.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Coding certification to include the following: CPC, CCS, RHIA, and RHIT (no CPC-A, RHIT, RHIA, etc.)
  • 25% travel around the Irvine and Long Beach area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Facility-based coding experience
  • 1+ years of medical coding
  • Managed care experience
  • HCC coding experience
  • Experience with HEDIS

If you're eager to bring your contribution to a new level every day, here's your opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

What's the first thing that happens when one of the most successful physician groups in Orange County comes together with a global leader in health care? Opportunity. With Monarch HealthCare joining OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, people like you will find increasing levels of challenge, impact and professional success. With a vibrant network of hospitals and urgent care centers, we're changing health care for the better by improving access to affordable, high quality care, and working together to improve the patient experience. That takes passion, commitment, intense focus and the ability to contribute effectively in a highly collaborative team environment. Are you with us? Learn more about this exciting opportunity to do your life's best work.SM

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


Job Keywords: medical coder, Irvine, CA, CPC, CCS, RHIA, RHIT, HCC, coding, managed care, HEDIS

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