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Medical High School

Location:
Slatington, Pennsylvania, United States
Salary:
$61,000
Posted:
October 06, 2016

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Carol Griffiths

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Germansville, PA 18053

610-***-****

acwx09@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Seeking an Inpatient Medical Coding position utilizing my extensive medical coding knowledge and experience

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SACRED HEART HOSPITAL, Allentown, PA

Medical Coder, October 1973 -2014

UASI April 2014 to present

Thirty-eight years of experience working as a medical coder

Highly skilled in performing coder duties pertinent to ICD-9 and DRG Standards and Techniques

Excellent understanding of medical terminology

Strong proficiency of inpatient, observation, emergency room admit coding, as well as, inpatient DNFB

Assign POA indicator for inpatient diagnosis

Ensure accurate DRG is assigned, based on pertinent and necessary factors

Abstract inpatient charts

Provide information regarding medical documentation to concerned facility’s staff

Notarized patient living wills, power of attorneys

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Documentation Accuracy Program – May 2000

ICD-9 Coding Strategies and Update – October 2004

MS-DRG and POA Overview – October 2007

Creating an Audit Response Team – February 2008

3M Coding and Reimbursement System Software Course – September 2008

Employee Service Award – April 2009

CV Reimbursement and Compliance – May 2010

Impatient Wound Debridement and RACs: Documentation and Coding Improvement Strategies – August 2010

ICD-10 – Managing the Opportunities & Challenges – September 2013

EDUCATION

Whitehall High School, Whitehall, PA

High School Diploma, Jun 1968



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