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Corewell Health Coder in Caledonia, Michigan

Job Summary

Reviews all pertinent documentation, including but not limited to: Physician documentation, nursing documentation, laboratory and radiology reports, treatment records, and other documentation within the electronic medical record. Select and sequence appropriate diagnostic and procedures codes utilizing ICD-9/ICD-10 CM and/or CPT-4 codes. Ability to charge and/or code the following: Ambulatory surgery coding – ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnostic codes as well as CPT-4 procedural codes that are not charge master driven; Observation coding - ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnostic codes as well as CPT-4 procedural codes that are not charge master driven; ER Coding - ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnostic codes as well as CPT-4 procedural codes that are not charge master driven; Ancillary Coding - ICD-9/ICD-10 diagnostic coders; ER Charging – Charge appropriate procedures in the billing system. (CPT code driven); Observation Charging – Charge appropriate procedures in the billing system. (CPT code driven); Interventional Radiology Charging – Charge appropriate procedures in the billing system. (CPT code driven).

Essential Functions

  • Consistently Meets Quarterly Productivity Standard:• ≥95%Consistently Meets Quarterly Quality Standard:• ≥95%Consistently Completes Quarterly Mandatory Coding Educations:• 15 CEU – (Formal/Informal)

  • Codes/charge outpatient records (Ambulatory Surgery, Observation, Emergency and Ancillary) according to coding guidelines and conventions. Assigns diagnoses and procedures for billing, data retrieval and research purposes, using numerical codes of ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM/PCS and CPT-4 coding.

  • Optimize codes for reporting and generates APCs for all outpatient records.

  • Abides by the Standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by the American Health Information Management Association and adheres to official coding guidelines

  • Assures accounts that cannot be coded are held for valid reasons and documented accurately utilizing Unbilled Reason Codes (URCs)/GQ Flags

  • Makes determinations on consolidating coded clinical information from multiple registrations or splitting coded information from single admissions based on reporting rules. Advises Billing Department of these determinations.

How Corewell Health cares for you

  • Comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health, and work/life balance goals. Learn more here (https://careers.corewellhealth.org/us/en/benefits-new) .

  • On-demand pay program powered by Payactiv

  • Discounts directory with deals on the things that matter to you, like restaurants, phone plans, spas, and more!

  • Optional identity theft protection, home and auto insurance, pet insurance

  • Traditional and Roth retirement options with service contribution and match savings



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years of relevant coding experience

Certifications, 1 of 5 required

  • CRT-Coding Specialist (CCS) - AHIMA American Health Information Management Association

  • CRT-Professional Coder - AAPC American Academy of Professional Coders

  • CRT-Outpatient Coder, Certified (COC)

  • CRT-Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) - AAPC American Academy of Professional Coders

  • CRT-Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) - AHIMA American Health Information Management Association

About Corewell Health

As a team member at Corewell Health, you will play an essential role in delivering personalized health care to our patients, members and our communities. We are committed to cultivating and investing in YOU. Our top-notch teams are comprised of collaborators, leaders and innovators that continue to build on one shared mission statement - to improve health, instill humanity and inspire hope. Join a nationally recognized health system with an ambitious vision of continued advancement and excellence.

Primary Location

SITE - 4700 60th St - Grand Rapids

Department Name

Professional Coding

Employment Type

Full time


Day (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours


Hours of Work

8:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m.

Days Worked

Monday to Friday

Weekend Frequency


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Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief.

Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling 616.486.7447.