Anthony Brooks

HIMS MRT Coder, 06/2021 to 6/2022

Department of Veteran Affairs


Bay Pines

Clearwater, FL

(727) 398 – 6661 X 17453

Performed multispecialty scope of outpatient coding duties. Independently reviewed and abstracted clinical data. Directly consulted with clinical staff for clarification, querying conflicting, incomplete or ambiguous clinical data. Performed various HIMS projects as assigned.


Hours worked per week: Full time, 40

Annual salary: 55,000

Supervisor:  Ms. Marina Scalia

May you contact? No



HIMS MRT Coder, 01/2020 to 06/2021

Department of Veteran Affairs


Kansas City VA Medical Center

4801 Linwood Blvd

Kansas City, MO 64128

(816) 741- 8500

Performs multispecialty scope of Outpatient coding duties. Independently reviewed and abstracted clinical data. Directly consulted clinical staff seeking clarification, querying conflicting, incomplete or ambiguous clinical data. Perform various HIMS projects as assigned. Engaged with diversity & inclusion divisions in order to prevent employee discrimination.


Outpatient Coder, 03/2016 to 01/2020

Department of the Army


General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital

Reviews and analyze ambulatory, outpatient, inpatient medical data, codes and/or audits medical diagnoses and procedures. Oversee coding functions train others in accurate, current coding practices. Specialty coding areas include, not limited to, internal medicine, family practice, cardiology, pediatrics, E/M, IPS. Perform qualitative analysis of the record to ensure accuracy, internal consistency, correlation of recorded data and coordinates CDI & provider education efforts. Utilizing various electronic health record systems such as 3M health record management system, CCE, AHLTA, Essenteris, Joint Legacy Viewer (JLV). Code upwards of 122 charts per day at 98% accuracy. Completion of Army Civilian Education System Foundations and Basic Leader training objectives.


HIM Coding Specialist, 05/11/2015 to 3/11/2016


Suncoast Hospice (Empath Health)

Reviews medical record documentation to select and sequence the appropriate ICD-9-CM diagnosis and ICD-10/CM-PCS codes. Applies all appropriate coding guidelines and criteria for code selections. Adheres to Company Coding Compliance policies and procedures for the assignment of complete, accurate, timely, and consistent codes for diagnoses and procedures. Initiates physician query in compliance with policy where appropriate. Lead professional coder in effecting primary diagnosis changes, coding editions and collaboration amongest diagnosis change group. Lead coder with implemetauing ICD-10 increasing the number of diagnoses being captured per patient chart organization wide.


Medical Records Field Technician, 10/2014 to 12/2014


Enterprise Consulting Solutions (ECS)

Medical document retrieval by uploading scanned medical charts to corporate data center. Familiar with the following EMRs: All scripts professional EHR, medical informatics engineering, EBS webchartnow, ADP Professional EHR, Eclinicalworks10 (Project based position – project was completed).


Case Manager, 06/2014 to 10/2014


Adecco USA (Independent contractor on assignment at Transamerica )

Responsible for compiling and reviewing data to perform administrative duties associated with obtaining needed requirements and information from underwriting, agents, and outside vendors for issuance of life insurance policies. Ensure file integrity in administrative and AWD systems.


Data Entry (Medical Coder), 08/2013 to 5/2014


TCA Consulting Group (Independent contractor on assignment at Traveler’s Insurance)

Responsible for processing insurance, workers compensation claims. Knowledgeable of specific state reporting requirements.


Extern, 01/2014 to 5/2014


Saint Petersburg College (Health South Rehabilitation Hospital Largo, FL – Coding & HIMS Dept)

Perform administrative, management, technological, coding and security functions required for preparation in order to serve as a director.



HIM Administrative Specialist, 03/2012 to 12/2012


Pyramid Healthcare Solutions


Responsible for operations, communications, supervisor timesheet sign off, expense requests, project


administration, employee travel, outside vendor point of contact.


Coordination amongst Executive leadership, Corporate staff, Human resources, Revenue Cycle line of


business in addition to Coding & Auditing Services.


Directly responsible for HIPAA Compliance, RAC Audit operations, and learning management system.


Maintained protected health information (PHI) paper and electronic files.


Maintained strict patient and physician confidentiality.


Actively maintained current working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding principles, government


regulation, protocols and third party requirements regarding billing.


Interacted with providers and other medical professionals regarding billing and documentation policies,


procedures and regulations.


Responded to correspondence from insurance companies.


Confidently and adeptly handled claim denials and/or appeals.

Oversaw data input, quality control, and maintenance of MediRegs electronic medical records system.

Coordinated travel, expense reports, hotel accommodations, use of company vehicle, and corporate credit card control.



Test Center Administrator, 07/2011 to 03/2012




Responsibilities comprise ensuring the integrity of testing services by proctoring and controlling the


computer based test center environment.


Including greeting candidates, verifying candidate identification, monitoring the examination process and


maintaining Prometric policies and guidelines.



Legal Assistant, 10/2007 to 04/2010


Florida Default Law Group (Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L.) – Tampa, FL


Input data pertaining to original documents (up to 200 unique case files daily).


Reviewed mortgage, notes, title policy, title commitments.


Coordinated the outsourced business processes located off site in the country of Panama.



Client systems monitoring including data input of up to 1200 unique steps, files, and processes daily.


Advised management on staffing requirements.

Developed departmental quality control procedure, set production numbers recognized as the standard.




Working knowledge of newtrak- LPS, vendorscape, clarifire, and lenstar client communication systems.



Sales Administration Assistant, 08/2006 to 08/2007


GE Security Inc

Coordinated competitive discounts and specifications.


Daily interaction with VP for Sales & Service, sales managers and staff.


Control of department documents, administrative/clerical support, answer phones, maintaining file system,


mail, printing reports, etc.



Processor Senior Assistant, 01/2004 to 08/2006


Computer Science Corporation – Sarasota, FL


Data entry, document control, scanning, quality control, Pitney Bowes Inserter and Mail Machine,


production of basic reports, spread sheets, and training tools. Input of property and casualty insurance data.



Site Supervisor, 10/2003 to 08/2004


Florida Medical Records Service – Oldsmar, FL


Applied knowledge of privacy laws, HIPAA, site policy, & regulations in processing request for confidential


patient information.


Retrieve patient records via the hospital computer system and hospital files.


Perform daily administrative duties


Assisted in the maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record (filing, Op Reports, test


results, home care forms).


Adeptly managed a multi-line phone system and pleasantly greeted all patients.


Maintained strict patient and physician confidentiality.


Treated all patients, their families, visitors, peers, staff and providers in a pleasant and courteous manner.



01/01/2003  to 10/01/03  Intern – Grants , Community Development & Advocacy

Children’s Board of Hillsborough County          Tampa, FL

1205 East 8th Ave./ Tampa/ 33605/ (813) 229-2884

Assisted with the identification of new funding opportunities, the application process, and information dissemination. Researched political issues impacting Children & Families and coordinated efforts to address these issues. Provided Technical Assistance to local non-profit organizations. Provided direct administrative & clerical support for the Resource Development Director, Advocacy Coordinator, & Executive Secretary. Grant management, coordinated point scale for grant determination, facilitated public meetings with community stake holders.


Hours worked per week: 20

Annual salary: 10, 000

Supervisor: Alex Furnari

May you contact? Yes




Bachelor of Arts – Political Science (August 2014)


University of South Florida – Tampa, FL


Recipient of Julia Flom Memorial Scholarship


Student government Senator (SGA Budget and activities committee member, liaison to Florida State Association of SGA’s)

Residence Hall Association President (1999 thru 2001), State Liaison Florida Association of Residence Halls (FARH 2001), Crystal Award (2000 – 2001 FARH), Regional Executive Board Member of the Month (October 2000 – The National Association of College and University Residence Halls), Outstanding Male Student Leader of the Year Award (USF Office of Student Affairs 2001)


Associate of Science – Health Information Management (May 2014)

Certificate in Medical Coder MEDCD-CT (December 2012)


St Petersburg College – St Petersburg, FL


Current statement of good health, clear background.




American Health Information Management Association

Certified Coding Specialist (CCS – No. C049197)
Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA No. 0035476)
American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC)

Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (CRC – #01586411)

Clinical Documentation Improvement Bootcamp (August 2018 Fort Carson, CO)
HICATT – ONC Workforce Training/Healthcare Data Analytics (February 2017)


University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Army Management Staff College  – (March 2017: Leadership & Communication)


FHIMA – (State conference attendee July 2023)




First Unity Church of St. Petersburg (volunteer 2022 – current)

FHIMA – Advocacy Committee Leader

AHIMA – American Health Information Management Association



AAPC – American Academy of Professional Coders



B.A. Political Science at University of South Florida


A.S. Health Information Management at St. Petersburg College

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