medical coding specialist resume example with 10+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

I am currently employed full time and looking for a part time remote coding position that is flexible so I can work in the evening. I can work up to 25 hours per week. I am a hardworking professional who applies official coding conventions and rules established by American Medical Association and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to all coding practices. I am confident that I always adhere to data confidentiality and HIPAA privacy rules in my work and promote dynamic interpersonal skills. I have a background in document oversight, data security procedures and resolving coding errors by communicating with our billing company to ensure our claims are as clean as possible. I consider myself a detail-oriented performer with medical terminology knowledge and multitasking skills. I have been coding since November of 2018, and during that time I have successfully completed close to 50,000 accounts.

  • Medical claims coding
  • Records management
  • Coding error resolution
  • Outpatient coding
  • Data security procedures
Vincennes University Vincennes, IN Expected in 12/2019 Associate of Science : Health Information Management Technology - GPA :


Work History
Enablecomp, Llc - Medical Coding Specialist
Franklin, TN, 11/2018 - Current
  • Apply charges and update patient records using CPSI and NextGen.
  • Interact with physicians and other healthcare staff to make queries regarding patient services.
  • Review, analyze and manage coding of diagnostic and treatment procedures contained in outpatient medical records.
  • Use CPSI to assign procedure and diagnostic codes to patient records for billing purposes.
  • Perform coding procedures for ancillary services including labs, radiology reports, and respiratory testing; pain management injections; emergency room facility side; outpatient general and orthopaedic surgeries; and ambulance runs.
  • Review patient charts to better understand health histories, diagnoses and treatments.
  • Review outpatient records and interpret documentation to identify all diagnoses and procedures, including carefully reading notes to check for all possible diagnoses to meet medical necessity.
  • Guard against fraud and abuse by verifying all coded data accurately reflect services provided.
  • Resourcefully use various coding books, procedure manuals and on-line encoders.
  • Process insurance company denials by auditing patient files, researching procedures and diagnostic codes to determine proper reimbursement.
  • Utilize active listening, interpersonal and telephone etiquette skills when communicating with others.
  • Accurately select proper descriptive code when more than one anatomical location was indicated.
Francisan Health - Release of Information Specialist
Matteson, IL, 01/2018 - 02/2019
  • Handled variety of phone calls from attorneys, insurance companies and patients.
  • Coordinated patient information flow through caregivers, insurance companies, billing departments and patients.
  • Navigated within patient records to locate requested documentation, successfully completing over 30 requests per day.
  • Used Excel to perform data entry functions, including spreadsheet functions.
  • Resolved medical record discrepancies by collecting and analyzing information.
  • Reproduced protected health information by using variety of technologies, including data extraction and file management techniques.
  • Generated cover letters, pre-payment notices and invoices to mail information to requestors.
  • Date stamped requests and highlighted pertinent data to facilitate processing.
  • Completed certifications and notarization of documents for court and legal purposes.
  • Kept accurate log of all requests for medical information and records.
  • Interacted and communicated easily with department personnel and public.
  • Communicated effectively with staff, patients and insurance companies by email and telephone.
  • Maintained accuracy, completeness and security for medical records and health information.
  • Utilized CPSI to manage and confirm patient data, such as insurance, demographic and medical history information.
  • Identified new methods to optimize medical records management.
Eurofins Scient. - Registration Clerk
Birchwood, MN, 10/2010 - 01/2018
  • Used CPSI to record and organize patient data, including insurance and medical information.
  • Greeted clientele and provided comfortable seating options.
  • Verified insurance benefits before any medical procedures were performed.
  • Coordinated efficiently with Swtichboard and other staff to process paperwork and direct patients to appropriate departments.
  • Maintained inventory and availability for 25 rooms through the nursing supervisor.
  • Welcomed as many as 100 patients daily, directing to appropriate departments within facility and coordinating assistance with transportation as needed.
  • Assisted other Registration Clerks with front desk duties, answering questions and accurately using reservation system.
  • Explained form wording to patients to help each understand information required.
  • Worked with customers to provide advice and assistance on regulations and requirements concerning various registration programs.
  • Handled complaints and resolved conflicts involving facilities or testing

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School Attended

  • Vincennes University

Job Titles Held:

  • Medical Coding Specialist
  • Release of Information Specialist
  • Registration Clerk


  • Associate of Science

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