Coding Compliance Educator
Johnson City, NY
Hours per week: 40 hours
Salary range: $27.47-$41.21
Experienced candidates may be eligible for a sign-on bonus of up to $5,000.
Early-career candidates may qualify for up to $11,000–$17,000 in tuition forgiveness.
United Health Services is seeking a Coding Compliance Educator to join our UHS team in Binghamton, NY. This position ensures that the coding of diagnoses, procedures, and data complies with all coding rules, laws, and guidelines.
Coding Compliance Educator Overview
The educator is responsible for the coordination of activities to monitor physician documentation in the medical record with regard to applicable regulations and billing to support services rendered. Provides education to physicians and coders regarding documentation improvement opportunities for both facility and/or professional billing. They will research, analyze, and respond to inquiries regarding coding and documentation compliance in accordance with all coding guidelines and Medicare/Medicaid regulations. Also, they will assist with coding, documentation, and billing questions to ensure compliant coding and billing. As well as develop educational materials to address issues or new requirements and be able to present them to providers or other appropriate staff members. Helps identify areas for education opportunities based on industry performance, regulatory focus areas, and risk areas within the organization.
Key Responsibilities and Expectations
Employee Benefits at United Health Services
When you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. We’re proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day.
About United Health Services
United Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New York’s Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.
United Health Services employees and providers are “LOVED!” This means we’re Living Our Values Every Day. Here, you’ll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation.
About New York’s Southern Tier
As an employee of United Health Services, you’ll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. We’re a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada.
United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.
United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.