Albany Medical Center

  • Albany, NY, United States
Albany Medical Center
Albany Medical Center Albany, NY, USA
Department/Unit: Health Information Services Work Shift: Day (United States of America) Hospital Coder, Albany Health Information Management The Hospital Coder applies skills and knowledge of currently mandated coding and classification systems, and official resources to select the appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes (including applicable modifiers), and other codes representing healthcare services (including substances, equipment, supplies, or other items used in the provision of healthcare services). This position is responsible for selecting and sequencing the codes such that the organization receives the optimal reimbursement to which the facility is legally entitled, remembering that it is unethical and illegal to increase reimbursement by means that contradict requirements. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Use a computerized encoding system to facilitate accurate coding. Sequence diagnoses and procedures by following the ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT4,...