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Certified Coder 1-Out Patient (Lindenhurst)

Nuvance Health

This is a Full-time position in Lindenhurst, NY posted January 4, 2021.

Summary: To appropriately analyze and code outpatient records.

Proficiency is required in coding of out-patient records.Responsibilities:1.

Performs ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM diagnostic and current procedural terminology procedural coding to maintain an accurate database and ensure accurate coding at minimum accuracy rate of 95%.


Applies knowledge of Ambulatory Payment Classification reimbursement for procedure coding, current procedural terminology guidelines, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM Coding guidelines for Diagnosis Coding and knowledge of local coverage deteremination for Medical necessity.


Knowledge of E/M (Evaluation Management) coding both physician and facility.


Communicates with physicians to clarify the diagnosis in oder to assign accurate diagnosis related group’s and severity of illness.


Ability to code using either 3M encoder or ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM Book.


Achieves the organization’s established expectations with regard to customer service, team work and safety.


Responds to all questions regarding diagnoses and procedures with the billing office in a timely manner.


May assist as needed in other coding areas.


Fulfills all compliance responsibilities related to the position.


Performs other duties as assigned.

Other information:Required: Training in medical terminology, ICD-9-CM/ICD-10-CM, CPT procedure and E/M coding.

Able to decipher operative reports, medical orders & various medical records in the appropriate selection of codes.

Experience in acute care coding with out-patient records.

Minimum Experience: one year Desired: Course work in Anatomy and Physiology.

Knowledge of E/M coding.

Location: Danbury-24 Hospital Ave Org Unit: 265 Department: Coders Work Type: Full-Time Standard Hours: 40.00 FTE: 1.000000 Work Schedule: Day 8 Exempt from Overtime: Exempt: No Credentials:Essential:* Certified Professional Coder Education:Essential:* HS Graduate or Equivalent Working conditions:Essential:* Significant manual skills / motor coord & finger dexterity* Little or no potential for occupational risk* Sedentary/light effort.

May exert up to 10 lbs.

force* Generally pleasant working conditions.

Western Connecticut Health Network and its affiliates are Section 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations and therefore eligible employees may qualify for forgiveness of certain federal student loans under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

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