Responsible for the review, analysis, and coding of diagnostic and procedural information that determines Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance payments. The primary function of this position is to perform ICD ("International Classification of Diseases)-10-CM ("Clinical Modification") and CPT ("Current Procedural Modification") coding to optimize reimbursement. The coding function also ensures compliance with established coding guidelines, third-party reimbursement policies, regulations, and accreditation guidelines.
Minimum two (2) years' coding experience using IC-10-CM and CPT, in a hospital setting. Must have training and experience in Emergency Room, Ambulatory Surgery, and Medical Observation coding and coding principles. Must be familiar with coding software, medical terminology, abbreviations, techniques, and surgical procedures, as well as anatomy and physiology.
High school degree or equivalent. American Academy of Professional Coders ("AAPC")/American Health Information Management Association ("AHIMA") approved. Certified Coding Specialist certification required. Must have knowledge in Coding Clinic and the ICD-10 Official Coding Guidelines. Must be able to read and understand medical terms and abstract medical information from records.
No major uncorrectable vision or hearing problems. Full finger dexterity. Must be able to communicate orally and in writing with physicians and staff. Able to bend, stoop and lift up to 20 lbs.
Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of inclusive learning, and a working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.