Certified Professional Coder with 9 years of experience seeking full time position in any medical setting that utilizes my skills in an environment that promotes career advancement opportunities and education.
CPC certification with current CEU's.
Certified Coding Specialist 4/11/2002
Worked in a multi practice Radiology Billing office. Reviewed diagnostic and procedural terminology for consistency with acceptable medical nomenclature.Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures.Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into billing software.Retrieved physician correspondence from dictation service and made edits when necessary.Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies.Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.Received, organized and maintained all coding and reimbursement periodicals and updates.Appropriately and correctly identified errors and re-filed denied/rejected claims as they were received from the Patient Account Representative.Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses.Interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-9, CPT-4 and HCPCS codes.
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