Coding Quality Associate Analyst

Essentia Health


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Coding Quality Associate Analyst

This position can be located in Duluth or Brainerd, Minnesota or Fargo, North Dakota or Remotely.

Job Description:

Will conduct documentation and coding reviews to ensure compliance with published coding standards, federal and state regulations and Essentia’s Coding Quality Review policy. This includes but is not limited to record reviews for DRG, APC, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM/PCS, HCPCS, CPT and Evaluation and Management codes to determine overall coding accuracy and identify documentation and educational gaps. This position is also responsible for mentoring, training and providing ongoing feedback and education to all coding staff.

The Coding Quality Associate Analyst under Coding Quality and Education will be performing outpatient hospital – facility coding reviews.

Required Qualifications:

Associates Degree in healthcare or business related field.
3 years of coding experience.


Bachelors Degree in healthcare or business related field.
2 years of coding experience.

Licensure/Certifications required:

RHIA (Registered Health Information Administrator), RHIT (Registered Health Information technician), CCS (Certified Coding Specialist), CPC-H (Certified Professional Coder – Hospital) or CPC (Certified Professional Coder) required.

Our Values:

  • Quality
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  • Stewardship
  • Teamwork

Our Mission:

We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

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