Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Resume

Updated on: September 29, 2015

Guidelines

All employers prefer proactive and dynamic medical billing and coding professionals who are equipped with updated knowledge regarding the latest trends in the medical field. These qualities should be reflected in the candidates’ resume. If you apply for a position with above demands with a conventional and old fashioned resume format, the prospective employer will most probably not even give it a full read, deeming their precious time not worth it. If however, on the contrary you apply with a modern, outgoing resume format that reflects your updated knowledge of field specific key terms and is in line with the latest resume writing trends, the employer will find it appealing and will consider you a futuristic and proactive, viable candidate.

Following is a sample resume for medical billing and coding specialist position for further guidance.

 

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Resume Sample

 

Davis Gerald

78 Evergreen Lane • Kingsport, TN 67332 • (005) 444–3333 • davis @ email . com


PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY: Highly motivated, meticulous and detail oriented billing and coding professional with 4+ years of hands on experience in assigning appropriate ICT-9 and CPT codes to patient’ medical data for information retrieval and bill processing. Track record of making accurate charge entries in IDX system through various user interfaces while demonstrating excellent customer service orientation and strong collaboration skills

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

● Code Translation ● Bill Processing ● Database Management
● Document Verification ● Charge Slip Evaluation ● Local Coverage Determination
● Data Entry ● Procedural Verification ● Medical Data Interpretation
● ICD-9CM/CPT ● NCIS/ CCS ● HIPPA and AAPC

KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

• Reduced bill processing time by 2 hours on the average by implementing modern and effective data communication techniques
• Integrated medical data up till 5 years old, aligning it with AAPC coding guidelines
• Attained 98.5% data accuracy level in the year 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PIH HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, Kingsport, TN (November 2013 – Present)
Medical Billing and Coding Specialist
• Determine medical records to extract required information
• Regularly update coding procedures and guidelines
• Assign appropriate procedural codes to diagnostic procedures
• Compile coded information and process the same for billing
• Verify billing and coding records for charge slip generation
• Ensure document code accuracy and medical data confidentiality

CAROLINA MEDICAL CENTRE, Kingsport, TN (July 2011 – October 2013)
Billing/Coding Officer
• Verified code locations and charge entries
• Maintained patient database and utilized it to extract data regarding medical services provided
• Consulted with physicians for clarification regarding service details
• Translated medical services into system appropriate coded data utilizing ICD-9 and CPT guidelines
• Worked with medical assistants to coordinate services details from patients medical charts
• Communicated and rectified documentation discrepancies in medical record

CERTIFICATION

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, Kingsport, TN – June 2011
Certificate in Medical Billing and Coding

EDUCATION

THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Kingsport, TN – May 2010
Associates Degree in Information Technology

ADDITIONAL STRENGTHS

• Bilingual: English and Spanish
• Computer: MS Office Applications, Internet, Email, Social Media