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Coding Educator

Job Summary

Responsible for conducting coding and billing training programs for billing and coding specialists and physicians. Creates presentations, develops learning material, handbook and other training materials.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead training sessions on current billing and coding information in the medical field.
  • Develop curriculum and training handbook.
  • Create presentations.
  • Perform quality assurance reviews to assess comprehension of training efforts.
  • Organize and participate in coding and reimbursement meetings.
  • Review and respond to coding questions.
  • Research updated coding information.
  • Communicate changes to physicians and billing staff.
  • Conduct coding reviews and training programs to assure coding quality.
  • Ensure billed service is being accurately coded.
  • Perform random chart audits.
  • Hold regular meetings to communicate new findings.
  • Perform analysis of benchmarking profiles.
  • Provide continual coding and payer updates.
  • Research coding issues that arise.
  • Maintain knowledge of ICD9 and CPT classifications and coding of diagnoses and procedures.
  • Identify elements of a medical record's structure and content and code abstracting.
  • Convert hand-written medical charts to code.