Lancaster, Ohio 43130
Objective Energetic professional seeking a position as a medical coding technician with exceptional knowledge of various levels of coding.
Education HOCKING COLLEGE, Nelsonville, Ohio
Associate of Applied Science, September 2006
Major: Medical Records – Health Information Management
Certified Outpatient Coder
Business Medical Coding Technician, June 2014-Present
Experience FAIRFIELD MEDICAL CENTER, Lancaster, Ohio
Met or exceeded the AHIMA criteria of coding medical charts for Emergency Room, Outpatient Surgery, and Observation unit for over 6 years.
Responsible for ensuring that patient’s charts were properly coded when transferred from inpatient to observation status.
Audited over 250 Emergency Room charts when implementing new coding workflow.
Hosted meetings with new physicians to create better efficiency between Emergency Room and coding department.
Successfully completed all yearly coding training and consistently followed guidelines put in place by CMS.
Medical Records Information Analyst, June 2009-June 2014
FAIRFIELD MEDICAL CENTER, Lancaster, Ohio
Analyze Emergency Room and Outpatient Charts to ensure proper documentation and physician validation.
Assist supervisor with physician suspension list by communicating with office managers and hospital management.
Managed the delivery of proper records to patients, hospitals, and insurance companies.
Abided by HIPPA guidelines to guarantee the privacy and security of confidential medical information.
Scheduling and Insurance Specialist, September 2006-June 2009
GREEN STREET SURGERY CENTER, Columbus, Ohio
Lead the communication between medical offices, patients, and insurance companies to create a clear schedule for each party.
Finalized daily schedule with head anesthesiologist
Discussed with patients' financial responsibilities incurred medical services.
Verified insurance coverage for patient’s by communicating with insurance companies.