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LaSante Health Center Certified Medical Coder in Brooklyn, New York

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accounts for coding and abstracting of patient encounters, including diagnostic and procedural information, significant reportable elements, and complications.

  • Researches and analyzes data needs for reimbursement.

  • Analyzes medical records and identifies documentation deficiencies.

  • Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other coding staff.

  • Reviews and verifies documentation supports diagnoses, procedures and treatment results.

  • Identifies diagnostic and procedural information.

  • Audits clinical documentation and coded data to validate documentation supports services rendered for reimbursement and reporting purposes.

  • Assigns codes for reimbursements, research and compliance with regulatory requirements utilizing guidelines.

  • Follows coding conventions. Serves as coding consultant to care providers.

  • Identifies discrepancies, potential quality of care, and billing issues.

  • Researches, analyzes, recommends, and facilitates plan of action to correct discrepancies and prevent future coding errors.

  • Identifies reportable elements, complications, and other procedures.

  • Serves as resource and subject matter expert to other coding staff.

  • Assists lead or supervisor in orienting, training, and mentoring staff.

  • Provides ongoing training to staff as needed.

  • Handles special projects as requested.