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Remote coder

Palm Bay, FL, 32908
September 03, 2008

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Lorie A. Buxton

*** ******* **. **** ***, Fl. ***08


OBJECTIVE: To obtain a position that utilizes my medical coding, office management and Transcription skills while providing me personal and professional growth as a part of a health care team that gives quality care to all patients.

STRENGTHS: Motivated, energetic and dependable, with strong interpersonal skills. Self-starter, fast learner. Ability to utilize all computer skills and programs.


Care Level Management-Melbourne, FL.

 Coder/Billing-April 2005 to July 2008

Office Administrator for one year. Coding department-Responsible for retrieving secure electronic medical records for in dept review of clinical documentation in order to apply correct diagnosis, evaluation/management codes and procedure codes for billing. Proficient with ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS codes, and physician queries,. Working knowledge of coding system, medical terminology, human anatomy, physiology and pharmacology. Excellent data entry spread sheet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and medical record abstracting skills.

Melbourne GI Surgery Center-Melbourne FL

 Office assistant/scheduler- August 2002-April 2005

Input of all patient procedures and charges for billing.

Insurance verifications.

Registration and scheduling of patients prior to surgery.

Data entry of benefits and personal patient information.

Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

Nurse On Call- Melbourne beach, Fl.

 CODER /Office Manager -September 1999-January 2002

Responsible for coding of all Patient plan of care using ICD-9 and proper CPT after Medical decision making complete.

Human resources-completing employee personal files, medical records, drug testing results and notarizing documents.

Operation of all office functions-Patient records, Doctors orders, nursing frequencies.

Health First Home Care-Palm Bay, Fl.

 Office support staff/Coder-March 1996-March 1999

General office duties including responsibility for ICD-9 coding for Medicare billing. Performed initial insurance verifications.

Coordination of case management with nurse manager and insurance company.

Data entry. Tracking of all Doctors orders and plan of care for insuring compliance with timely signatures.


American Academy of Professional Coders-2008

L S Coding & Education AAPC -September 2008

Medical terminology-1999

Educational Nursing training- Certified Nurse, CNA 1993

High school diploma- 1984 Meriden, CT.


Care Level Management

Patricia Johnson, RN. Clinical operations manager 321-***-****)

JoAnn Bowker Office Manager, RN 321-***-****)

Dr. Ryan Cooley, MD 321-***-****)

Melbourne GI Center

Joanne Toramenie, RN 321-***-****)

Health First Home Care

Mary Siler 321-***-****)

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