We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a HIM Coding Specialist I.
This position is responsible for analyzing, collecting, classifying, coding and reporting medical record data according to ICD-9-CM/CPT-4 methodology to meet Medical Center, Financial, Third Party Payer, Federal, and State regulatory standards.
Reviews and analyzes inpatient medical record documents and the patients' visit. Abstracts pertinent clinical information (i.e. diagnostic and procedural information) and other related patients and physicians data needed for statistical information. Determines appropriate sequencing of clinical data in accordance with Federal and State Diagnostic Related Groupings(DRGs) and classification guidelines, APCs, UHDDS and departmental guidelines. Codes clinical information in accordance with ICD-9-CM/CPT-4 methodology.
Reviews and analyzes outpatient medical record documents and the patients' visit. Abstracts pertinent clinical information (i.e. diagnostic and procedural information) and other related patient and physician data needed for statistical information. Determines appropriate sequencing of clinical data in accordance with Federal, State and departmental guidelines. Codes clinical information in accordance withICD-9-CM/CPT-4 methodology for patient reporting.
Adheres to the policies and procedures of the Medical Center and department concerning safety, rules of conduct, etc. as outlined in the Employee Staff Handbook. Attends all required HIPAA-related training and adheres to the policies and procedures of the Medical Center and department concerning HIPAA regulations. Attends Deaf and Hard of Hearing Training and adheres to the policies and procedures of the Medical Center and department as they relate to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Must have a bachelor's degree.
Demonstrated proficiency in medical record analysis and ICD-9-CM/CPT-4 coding methodology.
Successful completion of an accredited coding program.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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NYU Langone Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.
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