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Vino C. Mody, Jr., M.D., Ph.D

vinomodyjr13@gmail.comLinkedIn • El Paso, TX • 678-427-6511

Medical Coding Professional



Research-oriented medical professional with experience in the fields of ophthalmology, surgery, and pediatrics; as well as medical coding. Certified in anesthesia and pain management coding, with knowledge of HIPAA and joint commission standards. Skilled in electronic medical records and billing software tools, as well as medical records management. Effective communicator, team leader, and manager.



Research and Clinical Training

Medical Terminology

General Surgery
Medical Billing Software

Cardiology and Psychiatry

Medical Manager Software
Electronic Medical Records

ASC, Pain Management Coding

CPT/HCPCS Coding



Career Experience



Research analyst, Steps4Life, Charlotte, NC 5/2019 to Present

Oversee data reporting, including creating graphs and charts; conducting statistical analysis; and preparing regulatory documents and presentations highlighting medical research findings.


CANPC/CCVTC coding lecturer, American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT 9/2015 to Present

Supported healthcare professionals with CPC coding, including for CANPC anesthesia and pain management care, based on previous CPC practice exams. Recorded and filed patient data and medical records, ensuring accurate HCC information and assigning diagnosis codes based on clinical findings and study data. Coded disease and injury diagnoses, acuity of care, and inpatient procedures; reviewed terminology against acceptable medical nomenclature; and interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-10, CPT-4, and HCPCS codes.

  • Ensured consistent, proper medical coding and data sequencing.

Remote Medical Coder, Optum and United Health Group, Nashville, TN 4/2018 to 5/2018

Ensured diagnosis code accuracy and appropriateness according to services rendered, including entering medical procedure codes, patient diagnosis codes, and patient details into billing software.

  • Complete training in HIPPA modules, code of conduct, CMS Medicare Part C, fraud/waste/abuse, privacy, and security training.

HIM Coder, Mesa Hills Specialty Hospital, El Paso, TX 5/2017 to 1/2018

Provided inpatient medical coding services for hospital specializing in pulmonary conditions and plastic surgery, including overseeing procedure coding for anesthesia and pain management, as well as cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. Utilized medical coding software and case management tools. Performed medical research, completing quality data care sets. Accessed medical transcription records, filed patient data and medical records, and reviewed insurance data. Coded disease and injury diagnosis into billing software tools.

  • Achieved patient coding rate of 22 per day, with 5 complex specialties.
  • Completed coding automation toolkit training.

Medical Coding Trainee, American Academy of Professional Coders, Salt Lake City, UT 6/2014 to 11/2014

Coded 600 medical charts, including extracting information from charts and operative reports.

Research Scientist, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 2012 to 2015

Managed medical research team in the study of phytochemicals and cancer prevention, including data analysis, literature review, and grant application research.

Medical Researcher and Guest Lecturer, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden 2000 to 2012

Oversaw medical research, including on high lenticular tolerance to ultraviolet radiation-B and ascorbate measurement methods in lens tissue samples. Published research papers, successfully defended thesis, and presented at medical conferences. Managed a team of scientists and researched and applied for grants.





Education



Doctor in Medicine, M.D.

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA



Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN



Licentiate in Clinical Research, Lic.

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden



Doctorate in Clinical Research, Ph.D.

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Professional Training and Certifications

Certified Professional Coder and Certified Outpatient Coder

Certified Coding Specialist-Physician-based

Certified Anesthesia and Pain Management Coder

Certified Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder

Certified emergency Department Coder

Certificate of ICD-10-CM Proficiency

Certified National Pharmaceutical Representative

Certified Risk Management Consultant

Registered medical coder


Certified Evaluation and Management Coding

Certified billing and coding specialist

Certified medical administrative assistant
 
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