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.