Requirements: Candidate should possess a credential as CCS,
CCS-P, COC, or CPC-H. RHIA or RHIT will
be considered if experienced in CPT coding.
CODING EXPERIENCE REQUIRED***
Knowledge, Skills and
- Proficiency in
ICD-10 diagnosis/procedure coding and CPT coding.
- Proficiency in
- Must have a
working knowledge of APC’s with a minimum of 2 years of coding experience in
an acute care hospital setting or ambulatory care facility
- Strong organizational,
analytical and problem-solving abilities and techniques required along
with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Attention to
detail is required.
- Training is on-site. Only
candidates local to New York area will be considered. Position will transition
ICD-10 diagnosis/procedure coding & CPT coding for hospital-based outpatient
cases and same day surgery (including Cardiac Catheterizations).
by the standards of Ethical Coding as set forth by AHIMA and CMS.
to the AHA Official Coding Guidelines, AMA CPT Guidelines and UHDDS definitions.
abstracting and data entry of codes and abstract items as pertinent to the account
charge validation for supplies used in cardiac procedures
physicians when code assignments are not straight forward or documentation in
the record is inadequate, ambiguous or unclear for coding purposes.
abreast of coding guidelines and reimbursement reporting requirements and
maintain coding credential requirements.
and maintain coding productivity standards for each specific account.
and maintain a 95% coding accuracy rate and a 95% APC accuracy rate.
identified concerns to the coding manager for resolution
in data quality reviews and audits as necessary and within scope of expertise.
in other OP coding related projects as necessary.