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Certified Coder

at HealthQuest

Posted: 10/6/2019
Job Reference #: 17037
Keywords: hospitals

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-NY-LaGrangeville
    Posted Date6 months ago(5/6/2019 4:12 PM)
    Requisition #
    23801
    Type
    Full Time
    Primary Shift
    Day
    Hours Per Week
    40.00
  • Overview

    Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

    Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

    Responsibilities

    The Certified Coder performs prospective reviews of codes diagnostic and procedural information that determines Medicare and private insurance payments, and analyzes results. The primary function of this position is to perform ICD-9-CM. ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding for reimbursement for multispecialty physician practice. Works effectively with practitioners and staff to resolve coding issues and associated problems. Utilizes CMS coding guidelines for multi-specialties. Complex coding skills are required at times. Uses analytical thinking and the ability to interpret financial reports as related to claims, cpt codes, and contractual reimbursement.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Associates Degree, courses in Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10 or equivalent work experience.

    Experience: Must have 3 to 5 years in physician practice, with 11 months outpatient coding experience, equivalent training experience along with the ability to pass a competency test for E&M, surgical and procedural coding. Working knowledge of encoders and must be computer literate.

    License: CPC, CPC-H, CCS-P, or CCS required.

    Specialty Licensure: COBGC, CGSC, CIRCC, CCC, CCVTC, CPMA a plus