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Healthfirst Coding Educator in New York, New York


Position Summary:

The Clinical Coding Educator trains and coaches providers in the latest coding guidelines and risk adjustments methodology; supports departmental auditing, data analysis, and reporting; and works on special documentation and coding projects as needed.

Position is office based and travel (60%) is required to provider sites within New York City.


  • Continuously provides ICD-CM coding and documentation coaching and creates corrective action plans, as needed

  • Identifies and develops best practices based on clinical analyses and providers’ documentation, coding, and reporting performances

  • Meets with provider network groups to reinforce diagnosis coding guidelines to ensure providers achieve coding compliance.

  • Be able to create complex reports of audit findings for providers

  • Keeps abreast of documentation and coding regulations and creates meaningful action plans and educational materials based on data analysis to help improve providers’ documentation and coding

  • Collaborates with other departments to maintain and/or improve Healthfirst HEDIS, QARR, STARS, and other publicly reported ratings

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Experience coding education in a hospital, physician, or insurance environment, five years’ experience preferred

  • Experience coding Evaluation and Management codes (SOAP notes) for different specialties, five years’ experience preferred

  • Experience coding in a hospital, physician, or insurance environment, five years’ experience preferred

  • High School diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

  • Certified Coding Profession certification: CPC, CRC and CDEO

  • Optional Certified Coding Profession certification: CPMA

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