Outpatient Coder Resume Samples

An Outpatient Coder will assign medical codes for the procedures and treatment given to the outpatients at a medical facility. Work activities listed on the Outpatient Coder Resume include the following – assigning codes to documented outpatient services, assessing the accuracy of the medical information, updating coding principles knowledge, assigning codes for treatment, ensuring charges are billed correctly into the system, maintaining accuracy in inpatient and outpatient coding, processing and completing ED charts, and training the newly hired coders.

Those interested in working as Outpatient Coders should be able to focus on skills such as – medical coding knowledge and experience, accuracy, confidentiality, and attention to details. The ability to understand and code accurately and a solid knowledge of medical and coding terminologies are also important. Most of the hospitals hire those having a medical coding diploma for this role.

Outpatient Coder Resume example

Outpatient Coder Resume

Objective : Over nineteen years of experience in Health Information Services. Expertise in emergency room and ambulatory coding, multiple clerical skills, communication, assessment skills, dependable, responsible, and a team player. Working knowledge of 3M, Meditech, AccessAnyware, CodingAnyware, EPIC, Advance and other health systems, ICD- 10 trained.

Skills : EHR, HDM/3M, EPIC, Mircosoft Office.

Description :

    1. Carefully reviewed patient medical histories, physical findings and diagnoses.
    2. Recorded and filed patient data and medical records.
    3. Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.
    4. Retrieved physician correspondence from dictation service and made edits when necessary coding.
    5. Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into billing software.
    6. Actively maintained current working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding principles, government regulation, protocols and third party requirements regarding billing.
    7. Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AD In Business Office Administration


Outpatient Coder III Resume

Summary : Had experience in patient demographics, collection of insurance payments, verifying insurance, scheduling patients. While working and scheduling patients have learned that schedules do not always work. Many times called patients to reschedule due to additional surgeries and more than just once in the same day. Before becoming an employee of SCKRMC served on the Facilities and Safety Committee of the hospital. These members were appointed by the city commissioners.

Skills : Exceptional customer relations, strong interpersonal and problem solving .

Description :

    1. Worked with the insurance billers on specific requirements of different insurance companies.
    2. Assisted with ER encounters.
    3. Responsible for coding Emergency Room, Outpatient, and Outpatient Surgery records Worked closely with Directors and physicians Verify record for a .
    4. Applied ICD-9 codes and CPT codes to all outpatient tests and labs that were done at the hospital.
    5. Coded different claims such as, Observations (OBV), Emergency Medicine (ER), Recurring Diabetes Resource (RDR), Recurring Infusion Therapy (RIT).
    6. Experienced using various computer coding software programs such as, Epic 360, Quest, 3m Encoder, PaperVision, Star Navigator, Intellicure.
    7. Coded and audited outpatient clinics within Malcolm Grow Hospital.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma In General


Outpatient Coder II Resume

Objective : Certified medical record coder, billing and coding specialist with over 13 years experience. Detail-oriented, multi-tasker, and team player with a positive attitude. Inpatient and outpatient records coding specialist with ICD-9 and CPT coding expertise. Organized and flexible Registered Health Information Technician, with recently acquiring Certified Coding Specialist certification.

Skills : Medical Coding, Remote HCC Coding.

Description :

    1. Analyzed and interpreted patient medical and surgical records to determine billable services.
    2. Communicated with medical transcriptionists regarding patient medical records.
    3. Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.
    4. Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information.
    5. Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.
    6. Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into billing software.
    7. Reviewed diagnostic and procedural terminology for consistency with acceptable medical nomenclature.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Science In Management

Outpatient Coder I Resume

Summary : Looking for a challenging role of medical coding in a hospital where skill and knowledge can be utilized to the fullest.

Skills : Purchasing, Payroll, Medical Billing.

Description :

    1. Coded different outpatient Clinics OB/GYN clinic charts General Surgery clinic charts Pediatric clinic charts.
    2. Assigned codes to documented outpatient services provided by VHSO.
    3. Selected and assigned codes from current version of several coding systems to include ICD-9, DSM, CPT, and HCPCS.
    4. Ensured compliance with medical/legal requirements and JCAHO standards.
    5. Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures.
    6. Knowledged of medical terminology, data entry skills, and familiar with use of keyboard.
    7. Assigned accurate diagnostic and procedure codes according to clinical documentation and official coding guidelines for outpatient hospital accounts.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS

Assistant Outpatient Coder Resume

Summary : Core Competencies Anatomy and Physiology Medical Terminology Medical Report Documentation Coding and HIPAA Compliance Excellent written and oral communication skills Typing/55 wpm.

Skills : Attention To Details ,Team Player, Analytical, Quick Learner, Computer Knowledge/ Data Entry. Microsoft Word, Ecxel And Power Point, Epic, 3M Encoder And Cerner Works, Quadramade, Centricity, Meditech,.

Description :

    1. Reviewed EMR documentation to determine accurate assignment of diagnosis and procedure codes to facilitate reimbursement from Medicare and third party payers.
    2. Assigned and sequenced codes accurately based on medical record documentation.
    3. Reviewed final diagnosis and procedure codes entered by Physicians and providers to ensure completeness and accuracy.
    4. Maintained productivity while ensuring 95% accuracy.
    5. Communicated documentation improvement opportunities and coding issues to appropriate personnel for follow up and resolution.
    6. Followed Official Coding Guidelines and legal requirement to ensure compliance with federal and state regulatory bodies.
    7. Handled claims relevant to Primary Care, Cardiology, Radiology, Diagnostic Testing and Pathology. Audited and updated codes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Associate Outpatient Coder Resume

Summary : Obtain a Medical Coding position in a clinic/hospital where can use extensive computer and medical coding knowledge, strong organizational abilities, demonstrating quality communication's skills and patient service.

Skills : Core Qualifications CCS certification obtained through AHIMA, certification #: C21434. ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 coding classification systems. Experienced with 3M and Mosaiq systems.

Description :

    1. Presented Train new technicians and coding staff, physicians and other healthcare professionals.
    2. Audited and abstracted medical record documentation and charge ticket billing sheets to identify all services provided by physicians.
    3. Processed 120 to 140 claims daily while maintaining 97% accuracy and achieving productivity goals.
    4. Assigned appropriate CPT-4 procedure code(s) and/or HCPCS codes to accurately support the need for each physician service.
    5. Assigned appropriate ICD-9 diagnosis code(s) to accurately support the need for each physician service such as; Cardiovascular and Emergency Department.
    6. Audited accuracy and consistency of coded data by conducting internal coding audits, studies from medical records and computerized databases.
    7. Identified trends/problems in medical documentation and respond to departmental coding related concerns/issues and recommend possible solutions.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma In Medical

Assistant Outpatient Coder I Resume

Summary : Detail oriented and quality focus RHIT, CCS professional trained in an intensive coding apprentice program from University of Miami hospital. Currently, worked as an outpatient coder, seeking an opportunity to advance in a Medical Coder career.

Skills : ICD 10, Medical Billing, Medical Reimbursement, E/M, CPT, Outpatient Procedures, Epic, Auditing, Emergency Room Visits, Infusions/ Injections, Physician Based Hospital Coding, Management.

Description :

    1. Responsible for Wound Care clinic, Spine and Brain (neurosurgery), Med transplant (Hepatology, GI, infectious, nutrition) coding and auditing.
    2. Assisted in closing recurrent accounts for Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Worker's compensation, Cardiac-pulmonary rehabilitation.
    3. Assisted in Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, and Ancillaries coding and auditing as needed.
    4. Crossed training in ED and Sport Med.
    5. Attended CCO, AHA and Elsevier coding webinars monthly to maintain coding knowledge.
    6. Completed ICD- 10-CM/PCS coding update training, September.
    7. Complied with compliance coding guidelines including hospital rules and regulations Communicated with coding team to improve coding workflow and contact supervisor if there are coding issues and concerns.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Associate Outpatient Coder I Resume

Objective : To obtain employment in a healthcare facility as a Remote Medical Coder and/or Health Insurance Specialist utilizing knowledge of medical terminology, insurance policies and extensive knowhow of CPT and ICD-10 coding techniques.

Skills : AMS 2, Microsoft Products, Excel, Outlook, Bond, Elligence, Docutap, Encompass, Zirmed Medisoft. Epremis, Easy Print, Meditech, Accorde.

Description :

    1. Collected and processed health information, bill Workman's Compensation.
    2. Carried out concurrent health record review activities.
    3. Maintained departmental coding Policies and Procedures Manual.
    4. Performed other duties as assigned.
    5. Included capture of injections/infusions and procedures.
    6. Participated in Physician education for documentation improvement and in development of new templates as an electronic medical record was developed.
    7. Assisted in clerical duties such as restocking office supplies using UMeNET, Ariba system and ordering drinking water.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Information Processor Operator

Lead Outpatient Coder Resume

Headline : Looking for that job to utilize skills. Am willing to try something new, a quick learner. Retail is also a real possibility.

Skills : Sovera, HDM And 3M.

Description :

    1. Used ICD 9 and CPT 4 coding principles to code Outpatient surgery records in a timely and accurate fashion.
    2. Analyzed the medical records for any deficiencies and marked them appropriately so they could be corrected.
    3. Spoke to physicians if they had any questions or concerns.
    4. Used ICD 9 and CPT4 coding. Used a computer based encoder.
    5. Worked missing documentation and unbilled report weekly.
    6. Appropriately disbursed incomplete documentation.
    7. Coded for emergency department, women's clinic, physical therapy, radiology, and outpatient departments Data entry of inpatient diagnosis and .
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor's

Outpatient Coder Resume

Summary : Detail oriented and exceptionally knowledgeable Medical Records Coder with 12 years of experience working in the HIM environment and 4 years of experience specializing in Ambulatory Surgery/Same Day Surgery Coding for the Outpatient Hospital environment. Demonstrates a vast working knowledge in coding Orthopedic Surgery, ENT, GI Endoscopy, Ophthalmology Dermatology, Urology, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical procedures.

Skills : ICD-10 CPT 3M Encoder Sorion Learn Quickly.

Description :

    1. Responsible for reviewing and assigning ICD-9-CM diagnosis codes for outpatient accounts including exclusive responsibility for wound care accounts .
    2. Reviewed HCPCS charges and codes for appropriateness of modifiers in relation to NCCI/CCI edits. Enters in accurate charge information, when appropriate
    3. Monitored assigne work queues to ensure all records are charged in a timely matter.
    4. Generated coding queries for clarification regarding physician documentation as needed
    5. Stayed abreast of all changes in coding conventions and coding updates
    6. Performed other duties as assigned.
    7. Certified Professional Coder Corrected CCI edits and coding denials for reimbursement Assign CPT and ICD 9 codes to Radiology operative reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Information Management