Columbia University Irving Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a certified medical coder for its Revenue Cycle Office. Under the supervision of the Revenue Cycle Manager
Assign appropriate medical codes to all diagnosis or service.
Translate codes into insurance companies' preferred coding system.
Prepare the appropriate claims documents required by each provider.
Submit, organize and track all insurance claims filed by the provider.
Review physicians' notes and charts to ensure appropriate documentation.
Obtain any necessary clarification of information on the notes and charts.
Ensure that all medical records have been signed by the appropriate parties.
Responsible for a range of tasks associated with generating and managing records for all billable activities for the practice.
Follow-up until payment is received, and manage collections activities when necessary.
Take all required departmental assessments (IDX, Revenue Cycle Online Modules & CROWN E-learning).
Conform to all applicable HIPAA, Billing Compliance, and safety guidelines.
Ensure patient centered care by demonstrating behaviors that reflect the organization???s Culture of Service.
Responsible for other duties as assigned.
Requires a bachelor???s degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two years of related experience
Knowledge of medical terminology and billing
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent attention to details
Experience in ophthalmology practice
Experience with EPIC
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 514700
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