• Certified Medical Coder

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Req #
    253846
    Agency
    Medical Associates, P.C.
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Postal Code
    11220
    Category
    Medical Billing and Coding
    Office or Field
    Office-based
  • Overview

    The challenges of affordable healthcare continue to create new opportunities. Elderplan and HomeFirst, our Medicare and Medicaid managed care health plans, are outstanding examples of how we are expanding services in response to our patients' and members' needs. These high-quality healthcare plans are designed to help keep people independent and living life on their own terms.

    Responsibilities

    In this position, you will:support medical professional corporation procedural and diagnostic coding of medical records for billing. Work with professional and non-professional staff for timely record review and ensuring accuracy of medical documentation and sequencing ensuring that codes meet required legal and insurance rules. Work with internal and external billing staff to ensure timely and complete billing of claims and encounters. Collaborate and correspond with insurance companies and health care professionals to resolve claim denials. Maintains medical records both electronically and hard copies, maintains productivity and chart metrics. Collaborate with management staff for process improvement, project work. Perform compliance audits regarding billing, procedural and diagnostic coding to ensure documentation is accurate and timely. Submit statistical data for analysis and research by other departments. You must be able to handle multiple priorities.

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • Certified as professional coder (CPC or CSS-P). Requires at lead 1 year of medical record coding and record review experience required.
    • ICD-10 certified, knowledge and experience in CPT codes required. Proficiency with electronic medical records (EMR) or electronic health record (EHR) required. Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) preferred.
    • Experience working with managed care health organization and outpatient medical practice preferred.
    • Required coding certification (CCS-P or CPC through AHIMA/AAPC)
    • Experience in internal and external audits required.

    Benefits

    We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:

    • Employee and family health coverage
    • Competitive salaries
    • Employer contributed pension plan
    • Generous time off
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • 403(b) retirement plan

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