I am a certfied coder with over 7 years of experience. I even have experience working from home. I am relocating to Maryland in mid to late August. The date is negotiable. I have experience in Interventional Radiology and Interventional Cardiology. I also have ED and other basic coding skills. I have a lot of auditing experience and edits and rejection experience.

Kimberly A. Melman, CPC

502 Marley Station Road * Glen Burnie, MD 21061 * 352-445-1682 *
codingkw@yahoo.com


SUMMARY OF PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

* Detailed oriented Certified Professional Coder with a solid background in Interventional Radiology & Cardiology.

* Excels at multi-tasking in a fast paced environment, completing projects within time and budget constraints.

* Superior office skills with proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, 3M & various software packages.


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CENTRAL FLORIDA HEALTH ALLIANCE
The Villages, FL……..October 2007 – Present
Interventional Radiology/Cardiology Coder/Auditor
* Coder/Auditor for 2 Hospitals Interventional Radiology Lab
* Coder for The Villages Regional Hospital Cardiology Cath Lab
* Work closely with physicians to improve documentation.
* Code other aspects of Outpatient Charges
* Audit Outpatient Edits and Errors

MEDASSURANT
Annapolis, MD..........August 2006-May 2007
Medical Coder/Auditor
* Coder for Medicare Risk Adjustment Project
* Train Junior coders

STANDARD TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED
Baltimore, MD...........August 2004-May 2006
Medical Coder
* Remote coder for Overseas Bases
* Specialty Coder for Macdill Air Force Base (1 year)
* Handle all coding for Orthopedic, General Surgery, Gyn, Optometry, PT, ENT
* Back up coder for Pediatrics, ED, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology
* Institute training sessions with doctors regarding documentation & coding.

MAXIM CODING SOLUTIONS
Columbia, MD..........August 2005-December 2005
Medical Coder
* Remote coder for VA Hospitals
* Specialty coder for all departments

LIFECARE PROFESSIONALS
Washington, DC........October 2003-July 2004
Medical Coder
* Orthopedic Coder for Walter Reed Army Medical Center
* Handle all coding for Orthopedic Department
* Institute training sessions with Doctors, PA's & Residents regarding documentation & coding.

MEDICAL MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONALS
Glen Burnie, MD........May 2002-October 2003
Medical Coder
* Lead Coder with daily experience in Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine coding, E&M, Orthopedics, & OB/GYN coding.
* Handle all coding related rejections.
* Interaction with clients to the extent of training sessions with our doctors.



PROGRESSIVE INSURANCE
Woodlawn, MD........May 1997-May 2001
Medical Claims Representative (1999-2001)
* MD PIP claims handler with extensive E & M claims.
* Handled disputes with providers, reviewed medical records, reviewed & paid bills.
Claims Processor (1997-1999)
* Typed correspondence, performed data entry, & answered customer phone calls.
* Handled billing accounts for the office.
* Organized office events (Holiday Party, Office Meetings).

METRO/BASICS CORPORATE OFFICE
Baltimore, MD.......May 1994-May 1997
Administrative Assistant
* Created and executed numerous projects using Lotus 123.
* Provided administrative support to the Buyers to include setting appointments, typing letters and faxing.
* Provided support to data entry supervisor.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Ft. Meade, MD.......October 1992-July 1993
High School Work Study
* Scheduled Meetings, typed letters, answered phones & faxed.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Certified Professional Coder
* Awarded June, 2003

American Academy of Professional Coders Member
* Member since October, 2002

Boston Scientific
* Interventional Cardiology Seminar – June 2010

3M Seminar
*DRG Assurance Program – August 2009

MedLearn
*Advanced Interventional Radiology – June 2009

MedLearn
*Interventional Cardiology Seminar – May 2009

American Academy of Professional Coders
* Surgical Chart Auditing Seminar - May, 2004

Coding Audioconfrences
* Held monthly at Medical Management Professionals

Tampa's Chapter Seminar
* Hunt for Coding Treasures - October, 2004

CSI's Crown Seminar
* Interventional Radiology - November, 2002

Anne Arundel Community College
Arnold, MD
2002-2003
* Medical Coding
* Medical Terminology
* Structures and Functions of the Human Body

Kaplan University
Online – Present
Pursuing Associates in Health Information Technology