Certified medical coder working in a remote coding position for the past 13 years. Well-versed in coding clinical diagnosis using ICD-10, as well as preparing and abstracting medical data for insurance claims. Working within the emergency room setting has allowed for a broad familiarity with many diseases and procedures.
Electronic health records
Medical coding software
Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance claims
Familiar with medical terminology
Close attention to detail
Certified Medical Coder, 03/2003 to 04/2016 Pettigrew Medical Business Services – Watkinsville, Georgia
Worked from home coding emergency room medical charts for multiple hospitals through out the United States.
Maintained updated knowledge of coding requirements, through continuing education and certification renewal.
Assigned appropriate medical codes with a 90 percent accuracy rate.
Ensured healthcare providers met specific documentation requirements that are essential in proper record keeping and claim reimbursement.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to assign ICD-10 and CPT codes to the highest specificity ensuring that diagnostic codes and documentation accurately reflect and support the visit encounter.
CPC: 2005-present Certified Medical Coder - American Academy of Professional Coders
High School Diploma: 1993 Madison County High School - Danielsville, Georgia