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Location:
Carson, California, United States
Posted:
November 28, 2018

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Job Summary

I am a dedicated individual, a team player with extensive inpatient and Outpatient coding experience, willing to learn as a Certified Coding Specialist where I can fully utilize my coding knowledge and current work experience as an Inpatient and Outpatient coder with extensive knowledge of ICD-10 CM/PCS to abstract the correct codes from medical records documentation and to meet or exceed the quality and productivity standards set forth by the Organization, and also to provide an effective support system to assist my employer to reach their goals.

Work Experience:

Coder II-Inpatient & Outpatient Coder

Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Inglewood, CA 03/2013 – Present

Over 5 years of practical working experience in medical coding

Review physician documentation and consultation reports, operative reports, pathology reports and medical procedure reports and abstract correct ICD-10/ICD-10-PCS codes for diagnosis and procedure codes

Maintained the “Do not Final Bill” to three days or less.

Achieved the productivity standard of 500 charts on a monthly basis

Proven ability to read and interpret physician’s notes and charts and assign suitable diagnosis and procedure codes according to coding conventions and regulations.

Demonstrated ability to review hospital medical records to establish all diagnosis and procedure codes are correct and acceptable.

Highly skilled in analyzing and interpreting medical records to ensure complete and consistent diagnosis and procedures

Working knowledge of ICD-10-CM, ICD-10- PCS, HCPCS, and CPT coding Soft wares

In depth knowledge of applicable reimbursement systems

Query physicians and meet daily chart productivity requirements.

Maintain weekly QA audit coding accuracy scores above 95% minimum requirement and have met or exceeded the standard since date of hire.

Coder I – Outpatient Coder

Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Inglewood, CA 03/2010 – 03/2013

Assign accurate codes to all patient records

Analyze patient records for completeness and accuracy

Query and contact physicians regarding issues of chart incompleteness

Ensure accurate DRG is assigned based on physician’s documentation

Working knowledge of ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS, and all coding soft wares

HIM Tech II

Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Inglewood, CA 03/2009 – 03/2010

Released patient medical information to authorized requesters

Made medical records available to authorized requesters

Assembled patient medical records according to acceptable standard

Filed patient medical records timely in terminal digit order

HIM Tech I

Centinela Hospital Medical Center, Inglewood, CA 05/2007 – 03/2009

Released patient medical information to authorized requesters

Made medical records available to authorized requesters

Assembled patient medical records according to acceptable standard

Filed patient medical records timely in terminal digit order

Skills:

Sound knowledge of medical terminology and specialty medical practice

Ability to code medical records based on prescribed coding methods and procedures

Exceptional organizational skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Great telephone etiquette

Able to maintain patient information confidentiality at all times per HIPAA Guideline

Proficient in Human Anatomy, ICD-10 CM, ICD-10-PCS, Computer Data Entry, Microsoft Office Suite, 3M & 3M 360 Encoder, Meditech, HPF(Horizontal Patient Folder), and etc.

Education:

Cypress College - Health Information Technology 01/2015 – 12/2016

Santa Barbara City College - Coding Specialist 01/2006 – 05/2009

University of Nigeria – Marketing Management 05/1986 – 12/1990

Professional Affiliations:

Professional Member - American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

California Health Information Association (CHIA)

Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

LinkedIn

License and Certification:

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) AHIMA

AHIMA License No. C004571 (2010)

Internship:

Little Company of Mary Hospital, Torrance CA (2009)

References:

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