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Outpatient Coders assign medical codes to procedures and treatments performed in the outpatient department of a medical facility. Activities usually seen on an Outpatient Coder resume example include assessing medical information accuracy, assigning codes for procedures, updating their coding principles knowledge, and making sure charges are billed into the system. Those interested in an Outpatient Coder position should be able to demonstrate the following skills in their resumes: medical coding expertise, accuracy, attention to details, confidentiality, and computer literacy. A medical coding diploma is usually required for this position.

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Outpatient Coder

  • Assigned codes to documented outpatient services provided by VHSO.
  • Selected and assigned codes from current version of several coding systems to include ICD-9, DSM, CPT, and HCPCS.
  • Applied advanced knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes, and treatment modalities to ensure proper code selection.
  • Performed comprehensive reviews of patient records to abstract data and ensure complete data capture.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Health Information Management
BA
Political Science
2

Inpatient/outpatient Coder III

  • Analyzed and interpret documentation from medical records and completes accurate coding of diagnoses and procedures and abstracts and validates required data elements into the coding and abstracting screens/systems.
  • Communicated with providers for missing documentation or questions regarding documentation and offers guidance and education when needed.
  • Utilized the International Classification of Disease (ICD-10CM. ICD-10-PCS), may use Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) and other coding references to ensure accurate coding.
  • Maintained a 100% accuracy for Inpatient Coding
  • Maintained a 96% accuracy for Outpatient Coding
  • Inpatient multispecialty, and all outpatient coding types to include onetime ancillary/series, emergency department, observation, day surgery.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BS
Health Information Management
3

Outpatient Coder II

Responsible for coding ED accounts in a hospital based setting and was privileged to be assigned as a dedicated coder to a facility. Follows facility coding guidelines and regulatory rules in governing corresponding coding decisions.

  • Reviews medical record documentation, extract data and analyzes medical information from patient electronic records to assign and sequence appropriate diagnostic and procedural codes for accuracy and maximum reimbursement using ICD-10 and CPT coding classification system.
  • Utilizing 3M 360 encoder and EHR systems (i.e. Cerner, Clinview, HPF and Evrichart) to arrive at the most accurate code.
  • Processing and completing 15 to 20 ED charts per hour while maintaining 98-99% overall audit and 100% APC quality scores for accuracy and efficiency in achieving quality standards and productivity goals.
  • Successfully trained new hires /coders on systems, procedures, standards, resources and compliance with coding and guidelines.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Psychology
4

Medical Records Technician/ Outpatient Coder

  • Responsible for assuring that all discharged records for various patient types are coded and abstracted based on medical documentation and in accordance with the ICD-9-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting.
  • Determine proper sequence of diagnoses and procedure codes, assuring codes are put into the abstracting system to obtain proper reimbursement and statistical information and has a good working knowledge of the abstracting system and keeps current with any new changes in the abstracting procedure.
  • Constantly meet productivity and accuracy, performance of medical coder encounters.
  • Code accurately in order to meet Corporate Coding Compliance standard of 95% by utilizing coding guidelines established by CMS, JCAHO and any other regulatory agencies.
  • Conduct required SMART 2.o and Discharge Summary Reviews as indicated and set by Corporate. VA Central Office
  • Responsible for doing assigned encounter from the beginning to the chart, analyzing the chart and completion of coding the chart.
  • Volunteered for special project, Huddle program every Tuesday once a week.
  • Learned ICD 10, creating SOP for Dialysis encounter
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Dates
5

Outpatient Coder

View electronic records and enter ICD-10 codes and CPT procedure codes according to information in chart.

  • Abstract and code diagnosis and documentation information.
  • Perform ongoing analysis of medical record charts for the appropriate coding compliance.
  • Responsible for meeting daily production goal and quality goal of averaging 95% accuracy rate on a monthly basis.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Information Technology
6

Inpatient & Outpatient Coder

  • Code for 4 facilities as part of AMITA Health and Adventist Midwest Health
  • Recognized as one of the top coders for meeting and exceeding productivity while maintaining low denials with a 95%-100% success audit rate
  • Rebut denials to insurance
  • Work with CDI program and query physicians when clarification is needed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Health Information Technology, Winner Of Silhima Essay Scholarship
BS
Health Care Management
7

Outpatient Coder

  • Extracted EKG/Holter/Stress Test information from MUSE
  • Utilized Microsoft Excel to import and extract information
  • Reviewed echocardiogram images in Syngo for accuracy
  • Reviewed electronic medical records in Syngo for accuracy and assigned hospital code(s) to corresponding procedure(s)
  • Entered hospital codes into Cerner/iCentra and electronically submitted claims to insurance
  • Used Microsoft Outlook email to communicate with staff concerning errors and correct coding protocols
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Medical Billing And Coding
BS
Elementary Education
8

Outpatient Coder

  • Assign and sequence the correct ICD-10 CM and CPT code accurately and completely.
  • Interpret and applied regulatory guidelines to coding and reimbursement decisions.
  • Assure adherence to department quality and productivity standard.
  • Reconciles NCCI correct edits and discrepancies prior to final coding.
  • Maintain 100% correct coding and accuracy.
  • Experience in coding ER E/M level and Urgent Care E/M level.
  • Using Modifier and HCPC and adding charges when needed.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Healthcare Management
Health Information Specialist
9

Outpatient Coder

  • Code medical records for correct and complete assignment of CPT, especially evaluation and management, CPT modifiers, and ICD-10 codes for several hospital facilities.
  • Trains employees, old and new, on various systems and coding procedures.
  • Travel to client locations as requested for training and testing purposes.
  • Complete required CEU's to maintain credentialing.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
10

Remote Outpatient Coder

  • Remote contract coder for 7 hospitals
  • Coding all ED, Outpatient Ancillary, SDS as well as Ambulance accounts
  • Proficient in 3M, Epic and HPF
  • Exceed productivity standards and raises every month
  • Employee of the month for June
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AAS
Health Information Management
Certified Medical Coding Specialist

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