Outpatient Coder

Queens, NY

Department: Healthcare Finance and Operations Job Number: 5335

Title: Medical Coder

Location: Queens, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Healthcare Finance and Operation

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our client, a well-established non-profit healthcare organization, is seeking to hire a Medical Coder.  The client will offer the appointed Medical Coder a competitive salary, full benefits, vacation and personal paid time off, and flexible work hours.

Responsibilities of the Medical Coder include:

  • Abstract and code a high volume of physician progress notes.
  • Code E&M, medical procedures, behavioral health, podiatry, cardiology, and dental services for pediatric and adult care.
  • Follow-up in a timely manner with physician queries to ensure all encounters are coded in a time manner.
  • Adhere to and maintain required levels of performance in both Coding accuracy and productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with guidelines and regulations of HIPAA, False Claims Act, Fair Debt Collections Act, and Stark Law.
  • Attend Coding department meetings and educational events.

Education Requirements:

  • Associates Degree (Bachelor s Degree preferred).
  • Active coding certification of CPC, COC or CCS from AAPC or AHIMA.

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years of healthcare coding experience.
  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS Level II coding with additional knowledge of modifier uses, CCI edits, and payers bundling guidelines.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience with EHR system (eCW preferred).
  • Prior experience working in a Federally Qualified Health Center environment desirable.
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