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Medical Coding Specialist

Job Details

0 Headquarters - New York, NY
Fully Remote
Full Time
$66,560.00 - $87,360.00 Salary


Medical Coding Specialist

Who We Are

With a mission to provide world-class healthcare to the underserved Asian community, Rendr is the leading primary care focused, multi-specialty physician group dedicated to serving the Asian population in New York City. Our over 200 providers take care of the health of approximately 200,000 patients at more than 100 clinical offices throughout Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Nassau County.


Department: Coding

Location: Headquarters


Position Summary

A Medical Coding Specialist works to improve the quality of coding documentation and data in the HCC database. This position collaborates in providing expertise in the use and application of coding classification such as ICD-10-CM.

Essential Functions

  • Assign and sequence ICD 10 CM and CPT 4 codes for all specialty patient types, billing and reimbursement. These include, but may not be limited to, Primary Care, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Oncology
  • Query physicians when documentation in the record is inadequate, ambiguous, or unclear for coding purposes
  • Comply with HIPAA laws and regulations 
  • Remain current on diagnosis coding guidelines and risk adjustment reimbursement reporting requirements 
  • Assist RCM Leadership with developing policies, guidelines and SOPs for primary care and specialty coding
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives
  • Performs related work and projects as required 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 
  • Works with manager to identify, develop and implement strategies for quality improvement 


  • High school diploma or equivalent required 
  • Active certified coder certification (CPC, CCS-P) through AHIMA or AAPC 
  • At least two years coding experience 
  • Advanced knowledge of medical codes, terminology, abbreviations, anatomy & physiology, major disease, pharmacology and metric system.
  • Intermediate level of proficiency in MS Office - Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Excellent understanding of ICD-10-CM coding classification and guidelines 
  • Excellent understanding of CPT, HCPCS, and modifier coding and guidelines 


  • Competitive pay
  • A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate people
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • PTO and Paid Holidays
  • A Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • 401k Plan with Match