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GOAL: Medical administration including coding, billing, audit, compliance, analysis, and training.
Expertise in medical coding, billing, auditing, compliance and medical records administration with 4 years of experience as CPC, CANPC, CCVTC. Presently employed full-time. In addition, deep knowledge of anatomy, physiology, disease processes, surgery and medicine with 3 years in-patient hospital experience in medical care.
SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND:
Medical coding (ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS), proficient coding with ICD-10-CM including Ophthalmology and Cardiology. Certified AAPC Anesthesia/pain Management Coder and Certified CCVTC Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder. Expecting AAPC certifications in CCC Cardiology coding, CPMA, CPPM, CPHRM. Deep knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and disease management, expertise in use of medical coding software, professional conduct HIPAA and joint commission, Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) training, medical records analysis and management, HCC, Epic-like training, extensive clinical research and training experience, training in all areas of medicine and patient care. Well-versed in correct grammar and spelling, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and have strong work ethics, leadership, and self-management discipline.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
Certified Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder (CCVTC), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), Salt Lake City, UT, March 2017
Passed CCVTC exam, American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2017
Certificate, ICD-10-CM specialty cardiology code set training, American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT, 9/2016
Certificate of Cardiology coding and Certificate of General Surgery and Anesthesia coding, Greenville Tech, 2/2016
MOOC certificate of attendance Health Data Analytics with MS Excel, St. Scholastica, MN, December, 2015
Certificate of Achievement, Coding-Baseline-ICD-10 Inpatient Diagnostic, Precyse University, USA December 4, 2015
Certified Anesthesia and Pain Management Coder (CANPC), American Academy of Professional Coders, August, 2015
Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), AAPC, June, 2015
Passed CANPC exam, AAPC, August, 2015
Passed COC exam, AAPC, June, 2015
Certified Professional Coder (CPC), AAPC, March, 2015
Passed CPC Exam, AAPC, October, 2013
Certified Coding Specialist-physician based (CCS-P) and passed exam, AHIMA, May, 2015
Certificate of ICD-10-CM proficiency, American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), January, 2014
Certificate of ICD-10-PCS proficiency, AAPC, January, 2015
Certificate of CPMA Medical Auditing, AAPC, December, 2015
Certificate of CPPM Practice Management, AAPC, January, 2016
Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), National Health Career Associates (NHA), November, 2014
Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS), NHA, November, 2014
ICD-10-PCS Code set training (16 hours), American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT, 1/2015
ICD-10-CM General code set training (16 hours), American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT, 1/2014
Triple Certificate in administrative medical specialist, medical coding and billing, +medical terminology (360 Hours), University of Georgia, 3/2015
Graduate, Medical Coding Specialist Course (87% B average) (600 Hours), U.S. Career Institute, 2012-2013
Licentiate (M.S.) degree, Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, October, 2006
B.S. in Molecular Biology, Summa Cum Laude, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1993
Remote Medical Coder and auditor for Altegra Health, USA, 1/2016 to present (gained equivalent of one year four months experience)
Performing coding medical records for clinics, doctors offices and hospitals including allergy, immunology, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology, ophthalmology, pulmonology, pediatrics, OB/GYN, general surgery, orthopedic surgery, emergency medicine, radiology, anesthesia and pain management. Completed coder refresh and compliance training.
Remote medical coder, HGS USA, LLC, Peoria, IL, 9/2015 to 2/2016
Performed medical coding at 50 hospitals in USA. Coded electronic health records for inpatient and outpatient. Assignments from Hinsdale clinic services; Florida Waterman; Florida Hospital; and Tampa Hospital. Abstracted medical coding. Managed medical records. Utilized software Cerner, Dolbey, 3M Encoder Systems, Powerchart, and Sunport.
Medical coding trainee, CPC-A ICD-10 Practicum, American Academy of Professional Coders, 11/2015-7/2016
Performed coding utilizing ICD-10-CM codes for diagnosis. Did coding on 600 medical records with ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS for one year equivalent work experience. Abstracted codes from E/M encounters, hospitals, office visits, operating room, radiology reports, and pathology reports.
In-patient hospital rounds including ICU and CCU at Emory University School of Medicine, Yale-New Haven Hospital (Waterbury, CT), and Brown University/Lifespan Hospitals. 1995-1999.
Medical Researcher and Teacher at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, 2000 to 2010
Proctor, National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO), Stockholm, Sweden, 2003 to 2005
Marquis Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2006-2007
Presented and planned lectures on cardiology, CANPC anesthesia and pain management coding, CCVTC cardiovascular and thoracic surgery coding to AAPC, Southwest University forums, and TXHIMA
Published a book on CANPC Anesthesiology coding essentials for successful anesthesiology coding through AAPC
Nominated for vice president AAPC local chapter in El Paso, TX