Mount Sinai Careers

Billing Specialist

Elmhurst, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative


Job Description

Reviews medical record documentation and billing sheets daily to ensure all professional charges are captured. Updates procedure and diagnostic codes as needed. Participates in revenue cycle processes to improve charge lag, ensure timely filing and enhance professional revenue for the Faculty Practice.

-Requires a level of understanding that is obtained or acquired through the completion of a High School Diploma.
-Knowledge of Medical Terminology, ICD-9CM, ICD- 10 and CPT 4 coding certification obtained by  completion of a certificate course with CPC / CCS-P credentials.
-At least six months coding experience required.
-Certified Professional Coder/AAPC required.
-Ability to use computer. Average dexterity and knowledge of software applications such as Microsoft, Excel, etc.
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision at a high level of productivity.
-Ability to examine scanned documents, such as operative reports to determine accuracy of coding.
-Ability to prioritize own work and proceed with minimum supervision.
-Ability to maintain strictest confidentiality according to HIPAA regulations.
-Ability to work effectively with others as well as physicians.
-Be able to perform effectively with various commercial and hospital computer applications.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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