Several years in health care sector in abstraction and data entry Hold a Bachelor of Science degree, AA in medical coding Composed and professional demeanor, cultivate professional and effective relationships Offering excellent communication with staff, physicians and patients Experience with Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Electronic Medical Record
Meets deadlines Works with high level of multicultural awareness and adaptability Medical terminology expert Composed and professional demeanor Resourceful reliable worker Follows HIPAA guidelines when assessing and sharing patient information
11/2014 to 07/2016
MBSCR/Clinical Data AbstractorAllina Health – Minneapolis, MN
Accurately abstract specific data according to the MBSAQIP standards and guidelines Entering data into the MBSCN data base Perform qualitative analysis of records to ensure accuracy, internal consistency and correlation of recorded data Talking to patients for longterm follow up to assure the patient receives the best care Assigning accurate CPT code to procedures Put together data reports and present at the quarterly meetings.
03/2003 to 11/2014
Lead Clinical Data AbstractorAllina Health – Minneapolis, MN
Responsible for the review and detailed abstraction of IPPS/OPPS data from electronic medical records to report to CMS/Joint Commission Core Measures Perform analysis of records to ensure accuracy, internal consistency and correlation regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures and regulations Review the hospitals performance of patient care (Core Measures) Submit performance data to the applicable quality agencies in compliance with regulations Great attention to detail Enter data accurately into the proper data base.
03/2002 to 03/2003
Coding specialist/Utilization ReviewerAllina Health – Minneapolis, MN
Providing accurate codes to the appropriate diagnoses and procedures Assigning DRG and PC codes Review charts of inpatients and collecting accurate data to report to the proper insurance companies to determine the length of stay.
12/2000 to 03/2003
Medical Coding specialistMethodist Hospital – St Louis Park, MN
Responsible for the interpretation of clinical documentation Assigning diagnosis codes, CPT procedure codes, and HCPCS procedure codes Pays attention to detail in the chart for accurate assignment of codes.
Associates of Applied Science: LAKELAND MEDICAL AND DENTAL ACADEMY -
Additional Skills Meets deadlines Works with high level of multicultural awareness and adaptability Medical terminology expert Composed and professional demeanor Resourceful reliable worker Follows HIPAA guidelines when assessing and sharing patient information