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Coding Educator Job in New York, New York

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Job Title: Coding Educator

Employer:Healthfirst
Type:FULL TIME
Required Certifications:CPC,(CRC) or attainment of CRC certificate within 6 months from start date
Preferred Certifications:Certified Documentation Expert Outpatient (CDEO) certification or Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA)
Location:100 Church Street New York 10007, NY, US
Date Posted:12/14/2020
The Clinical Coding Educator trains and coaches providers in the latest coding guidelines and risk adjustments methodology; supports departmental auditing, data analysis, and reporting; and works on special documentation and coding projects as needed.

Position is office based and remote. Travel is required to provider sites within New York City based on business needs.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Continuously provides ICD-CM coding and documentation coaching and creates corrective action plans, as needed.
  • Identifies and develops best practices based on clinical analyses and providers’ documentation, coding, and reporting performances.
  • Meets with provider network groups to reinforce diagnosis coding guidelines to ensure providers achieve coding compliance.
  • Be able to create complex reports of audit findings for providers
  • Keeps abreast of documentation and coding regulations and creates meaningful action plans and educational materials based on data analysis to help improve providers’ documentation and coding  
  • Collaborates with other departments to maintain and/or improve Healthfirst HEDIS, QARR, STARS, and other publicly reported ratings
  • Additional duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Experience in coding education in a hospital, physician, or insurance environment, five years’ experience preferred
  • Experience coding Evaluation and Management codes (SOAP notes) for different specialties, five years’ experience preferred
  • Experience coding in a hospital, physician, or insurance environment, five years’ experience preferred
  • High School diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Required Certifications:
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or
  • Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC) or attainment of CRC certificate within 6 months from start date
  • Preferred Certifications:
  • Certified Documentation Expert Outpatient (CDEO) certification or Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA)

Applying

https://careers.healthfirst.org/us/en/job/R008829/Coding-Educator



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