Certified Coder

CarePoint Health Medical Group 12 Reviews – Jersey City, NJ
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Job Description

Located in Jersey City, NJ, CarePoint Health Medical Group is part of the CarePoint Health system – a new and innovative healthcare system launched in May, 2013, focused on providing 360 degrees of coordinated healthcare to residents of Hudson County. More information can be found at www.carepointhealth.org and www.carepointhealth.org/medicalgroup

General Purpose of Position:

Reviews and interprets operative reports and/or patient medical records for the purpose of selecting CPT and diagnosis codes according to correct coding principles, current NCCI rules, NCD and LCD coverage determinations.

Primary Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to):

  • Analyzes and interprets operative reports and/or medical records in their entirety to ensure accurate, complete and consistent selection of procedures and diagnoses to assure maximum reimbursement.
  • Applies and adheres to correct coding principles, current NCCI rules, LCD coverage determinations and current, accepted compliance standards.
  • Identifies unbundled procedures according to CPT guidelines and current Medicare CCI rules.
  • Corrects coding related denials including medical necessity and modifier usage.
  • Assist in the education of providers and staff by advocating proper documentation practices to more accurately reflect the acuity, severity, and occurrence of events.
  • Serves as an onsite resource for CPT-4 and ICD-9-CM coding and compliance issues.
  • Maintain confidentiality in compliance with HIPAA regulations
  • Maintain and improve client relations
  • Always act in the best interest of the company
  • Perform other duties or projects as required or assigned

Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent, College degree preferred

Current Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Current Certified Professional Coder (CPC); or Current 2 + years of current Physician billing experience to include abstracting from operative notes and medical records

Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CPC-P) required

  • Thorough knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT-4, and HCPCS Level II coding
  • Understanding of Medical Terminology
  • Knowledge of Medicare and other insurance carrier’s coding and compliance guidelines
  • Previous experience in Pediatric, Emergency Department and OB/GYN coding a plus
  • Ability to work and thrive under pressure while handling multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate on all levels, fostering positive relationships to further benefit the Company

A willingness to assist with a variety of company projects as needed

Compensation and Benefits:

CarePoint Health Medical Group provides an environment where our employees can grow and advance professionally, with a healthy balance between work and personal lives. We reward and recognize hard work by promoting from within and offer a competitive benefits and compensation program.

CarePoint Health Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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    1. Helpful (1)

      Avoid at all costs

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      Former Employee - IT Manager in Brooklyn, NY
      Former Employee - IT Manager in Brooklyn, NY
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      I worked at CarePoint Health Medical Group (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Decent enough salary, good opportunities to grow(if you know the right people)

      Cons

      Chinese fire drill. Zero coordination between management and employees

      Advice to Management

      Drop the good old boy system. Do not promote people that have no clue what they are doing.


    2. Good while it lasted

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ

      I worked at CarePoint Health Medical Group full-time (Less than a year)

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    3. Unorganized, chaotic environment, profit-oriented without focusing on quality

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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