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Ochsner Health System - Hospital Coder 3 Resume Example

Elijah Anderson
XXX XXX XXX XXXX, Madisonville, LA 70447
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Skills
  • AHIMA certified coder, CCS obtained in July, 1995
  • team player
  • consistently exceeds expectations of coding accuracy rates
  • consistently exceeds expectations of productivity rates
  • extremely proficient when assigning discharge disposition and abstracting required information
  • assisted with auditing/reviewing new coder records, when asked by management
  • works well with Clinical Documentation Improvement team to improve DRG accuracy
  • manages workflow and assists in maintaining DNFB rates
  • scored 75% on ICD-10-CM Assessment test and 88.46% on the ICD-10-PCS assessment test
  • has an External Coding Audit Accuracy rate of 95%, internal DRG audit diagnosis accuracy rate of 99%, procedure accuracy rate of 97%, Discharge Disposition accuracy rate of 100%, and POA accuracy rate of 99%
  • promptly corresponds with personnel
  • recently received 2014 "Inpatient Coder of the Year - South Shore" from Ochsner Health System coding team
Experience
Ochsner Health System New Orleans, LA Hospital Coder 3 Oct 2006Present
  • reviews and accurately codes and abstracts complex hospital stays, such as inpatients, same day surgeries, and other medical services
  • utilizes appropriate coding guidelines to assign ICD-9 and CPT codes
  • conforms to applicable Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party payor guidelines to ensure accurate reimbursement
  • works closely with the Clinical Documentation Improvement team to ensure accurate DRG assignment
  • works in partnership with management to resolve problems and meet deadlines
  • monitors and maintains productivity and accuracy
  • mentors new hire coders to ensure coding accuracy
  • monitors and maintains expected DNFB
  • continues to prepare for ICD-10 coding
Tenet Health - Baptist Hospital New Orleans, LA Hospital Coder 3 Jan 2005Oct 2006
  • accurately coded and abstracted inpatient and outpatient records
  • followed applicable Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party payor guidelines to maintain maximum reimbursement
  • utilized coding guidelines to ensure accurate coding of ICD-9 and CPT codes
  • maintained productivity and accuracy of all accounts
  • monitored and maintained expected DNFB
Tenet Health - St. Charles General Hospital New Orleans, LA Hospital Coder Jan 2001Jan 2005
  • accurately coded and abstracted hospital inpatient and outpatient accounts
  • utilized coding guidelines to ensure accurate coding of all ICD-9 and CPT codes
  • conformed to Medicare, Medicaid and other third-party payor guidelines to ensure accurate reimbursement
  • worked closely with management and other hospital departments to resolve problems and meet deadlines
  • tracked and maintained productivity and accuracy rates
  • trained and audited new hire coders
  • maintained required DNFB rate
Tenet Health - Meadowcrest Hospital Gretna, LA Hospital Coder Feb 1998Jan 2000
  • accurately coded and abstracted inpatient and outpatient records
  • followed coding guidelines to ensure accurate ICD-9 and CPT code assignments
  • worked with management and other hospital departments to resolve problems and meet deadlines
  • conformed to Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payor guidelines to ensure accurate reimbursement
  • monitored and maintained required DNFB
Children's Hospital New Orleans New Orleans, LA Hospital Coder, Tumor Registrar, Analysis Clerk, File Clerk Apr 1990Feb 1998
  • coded and analyzed all inpatient and outpatient records
  • maintained hospital physician suspension list
  • monitored DNFB days
  • audited new coder charts
  • worked with physicians to ensure all records were signed appropriately
  • worked with physician and patients to maintain tumor registry records accurately
  • filed all loose documents in the appropriate records
Education
Mount Carmel Academy New Orleans , LA High School Diploma May 1987
Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA Business Curriculum
University of New Orleans New Orleans , LA General Studies Curriculum with emphasis in Anatomy and Physiology
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Previous Companies:

  • Ochsner Health System
  • Tenet Health Baptist Hospital
  • Tenet Health St Charles General Hospital

Previous Job Positions:

  • Hospital Coder 3
  • Hospital Coder
  • Tumor Registrar
  • Analysis Clerk
  • File Clerk

Schools:

  • Mount Carmel Academy
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of New Orleans

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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