Medical Coder with five years experience in Emergency Room coding. Certified in ICD-9 and CPT. Familiar with commercial and private insurance carriers. Desire an on-call or part-time position in Emergency Room records.
Certified Coding Associate (CCA), AHIMA certified.
Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered. Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into coding software.Verified and abstracted all medical data to assign appropriate codes for emergency room encounter. Received, organized and maintained all coding and reimbursement periodicals and updates. Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses. Interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-9, and CPT-4 codes. Carefully coded disease and injury diagnoses, acuity of care and procedures in an emergency room setting. Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures. Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.
Completed all course work with a GPA of 3.8, and was named to the President's Honor Roll.
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