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Leslie
lcorn@rcn.com
561-961-4991
23 Valencia Road
Boca Raton, FL 33427
Coding Specialist
38 years experience W2
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Summary

Enthusiastic, energetic healthcare professional proficient working with EMR, GE Centricity, Citrix Infusion Pedi, Power Chart, CAS, LMR, 3MCoder, MEDAPTUS, Achart, IDX systems workflow analysis expert in ICD9 analysis. Excellent understanding of business objectives and defining goals consistently a top performer who seeks out increasing responsibilities. Selected Accomplishments

  • AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
  • Ambassador of AHIMA
  • Completed Barry Libman Inc. Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10 Trainers
  • Completed Libman Education ICD-10CM/PCS modules
  • Completed 16 hours of ICD-10CM/PCS of training in Hyannis
  • Completed Libman Education, 16 hours of ICD-10CM/PCS, September 3 and 4
  • Completed AHIMA's bootcamp in Providence, Rhode Island November 4, 5 and 6
  • CCS certified. 367/400 92 percentile
  • Competent Professional E/M coder
  • Experience with training physicians
  • ICD9 Specialist: Teach and mentor cross organizational personnel on proper documentation and usage of medical ICD9 codes. This improved compliance and resulted in improved reimbursement time and revenues for both the medical facility and the Professional component.
  • Business Analyst: Defined clinical databases that improved the patient outcomes in the emergency room and revenue capture.
  • Clinical Business Analyst: Redefined workflows to improve clinician efficiency, patient satisfaction and generated additional $2M revenue per year.
  • Manager: managed a staff of 5 FTE and 15 PTE in a fast paced educational environment
  • Consistently received 98-100% accuracy on all audits.
  • AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
  • Ambassador of AHIMA
  • Completed Barry Libman Inc. Anatomy and Physiology for ICD-10 Trainers
  • Completed Libman Education ICD-10CM/PCS modules
  • Completed 16 hours of ICD-10CM/PCS of training in Hyannis
  • Completed Libman Education, 16 hours of ICD-10CM/PCS, September 3 and 4
  • Completed AHIMA's bootcamp in Providence, Rhode Island November 4, 5 and 6
  • CCS certified. 367/400 92 percentile
  • Competent Professional E/M coder
  • Experience with training physicians
  • ICD9 Specialist: Teach and mentor cross organizational personnel on proper documentation and usage of medical ICD9 codes. This improved compliance and resulted in improved reimbursement time and revenues for both the medical facility and the Professional component.
  • Business Analyst: Defined clinical databases that improved the patient outcomes in the emergency room and revenue capture.
  • Clinical Business Analyst: Redefined workflows to improve clinician efficiency, patient satisfaction and generated additional $2M revenue per year.
  • Manager: managed a staff of 5 FTE and 15 PTE in a fast paced educational environment
  • Consistently received 98-100% accuracy on all audits.

Experience
Team Leader/Medicine
Apr 2013 - Jan 2014
Responsible for staff of 10 FTE, Backup for General Internal Medicine, ICD-10 Specialist responsible for education of Attendings, Residents, and staff. All ICD- 10/CM projects and developing presentations
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Facility Coding Specialist
Oct 2012 - Dec 2012
Due to management departure, short term assignment. Responsible for applying diagnostic codes and procedural codes for claims processing Abstract pertinent information from outpatient records and assign ICD-9-CM, CPT, HCPCS and modifiers according to coding guidelines. Responsible for auditing and correcting all nursing procedures i.e., chemo infusions, therapeutic infusions, debiting and crediting the chart, correspondence with oncology attendings and nurses. Participated in education settings, coding round tables. Worked closely with Patient Accounting in resolution of denials, billing and coding issues.
Audit HCPCS ICD-9
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Remote Access Emergency Medicine Coder
Information Technology
Oct 2004 - Jun 2012
LogixHealth is an organization that provides outsourced medical consulting to major medical facilities worldwide, with an emphasis on correctly coding for maximum reimbursement. Define procedures and processes to improve revenue capture. Work with clinicians to ensure these policies accommodate best practice protocols. Proficient in use of EDPACE (specifically developed by LogixHealth) and Citrix software. Beta test new applications to ease the transition into the clinical facility. Keep a keen eye towards correctness and clinical ease of use.
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Medical Coding/Billing Analyst
Medical Devices
Feb 1998 - Oct 2004
BMC is a major medical institution in the Boston metropolitan area its Emergency Room provides care for over 100,000 patients per year. The patients present with a wide range of clinical needs and ability to pay for services. Works directly with the Administrative Director, advising her on workflow, coding, auditing, late charges, and staff development. Review approximately 125,000 charts a year for Facility Evaluation and Management, Procedural, and ICD-9 coding. Develops training materials for staff Analyze all reports for accuracy and update as needed Manage the workflow Responsible for keeping late charges at a minimum Responsible for updating the Emergency Medicine Chargemaster Track and chart Relative Value Units for administration to address Attendings' productivity. Work with Attendings on documentation so the Emergency Department and physician can be compliant. Review all charts for correct documentation. Developed and created Length of Stay database for the Emergency Department. The mission of this database is to query patient's time from triage to discharge. Analyses are used to show statistical samplings. Developed and created Missing Charts, a database, designed to track charts for the Emergency Department to bring in additional revenue Developed and maintained a workflow for the ED that will be cost effective. This has resulted in an increase of revenue (approximately $2,000,000.00.)
Audit ICD-9 Medical Coding Triage
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Hollister, John
May 1989 - May 1998
Leonard, American Personnel, Training, Inc., Greater Boston YMCA, Boston, MA, Talentree Temporary Services, Main Events, Schneider and Associates Long term temp assignments
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Administrative Assistant/Admissions Counselor
Aug 1991 - May 1993
Boston, MA
In a busy college admissions department, supervised 5 full-time staff and 15 work-study students. Hired and trained students and staff. Oversaw department operations.
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May 1987 - May 1989
Boston, MA
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Administrative Assistant/Advisor
Jan 1984 - Jun 1988
Boston, MA
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Education
Legal Education and Adult Training and Development
College of Public and Community Service 1987
Northeastern University
I, II and III Labs I, II and III
Clinical Medical Coding Certification Program
Professional Coders
Independent Study Program
Passed Emergency Medicine Proficiency Exam
University of Massachusetts
University of Massachusetts
College of Public and Community Service
Certifications
AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer
Ambassador of AHIMA
CCS Certified
CCA Certified
CPC Certified
Paralegal Certificate
Skills
Audit
2012
6
ICD-9
2012
6
Medical Coding
2004
6
Triage
2004
6
AHIMA
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1
EMR
0
1
HCPCS
2012
1
ICD-10
0
1
Awards
Boston MA, 0
Recognized for Excellence in Teaching and Advising Urban Adults, 0