Dedicated and focused medical/administrative assistant who excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks simultaneously and following through to achieve project goals. Flexible and hardworking with the drive to succeed.
Thoroughly investigated past due invoices and minimized number of unpaid accounts.Recorded and filed patient data and medical records.Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies.Strictly followed all federal and state guidelines for release of information.Directed patient flow during practice hours, minimizing patient wait time.Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.Acquired insurance authorizations for procedures and tests ordered by the attending physician.Scheduled patient appointments.Completed registration quickly and cordially for all new patients.Provided administrative support for one physician.Scheduled radiology exams for patients.Carefully coded disease and injury diagnoses, acuity of care and procedures in an inpatient setting.Accurately entered procedure codes, diagnosis codes and patient information into billing software.Acted as a liaison between the business department, billers and third party payers in resolving billing and reimbursement accuracy.Verified and abstracted all medical data to assign appropriate codes for hospital inpatient records.Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA Privacy and Security Regulations by appropriately handling patient information.Added modifiers as appropriate, coded narrative diagnoses and verified diagnoses.Interpreted medical reports to apply appropriate ICD-9, CPT-4 and HCPCS codes.Confirmed patient information, collected copays and verified insurance.Evaluated the accuracy of provider charges, including dates of service, procedures, level of care, locations, diagnoses, patient identification and provider signature.Completed appeals and filed and submitted claims.Posted charges, payments and adjustments.Applied payments, adjustments and denials into medical manager system.Submitted refund requests for claims paid in error.Carefully prepared, reviewed and submitted patient statements.Meticulously tracked and resolved underpayments.Remained up-to-date with all insurance requirements, including the details of patient financial responsibilities, fee-for-service and managed care plans.Efficiently performed insurance verification and pre-certification and pre-authorization functions.Performed full-cycle medical billing in a fast-paced medical billing company.
Patient-focused care.Compassionate and trustworthy caregiver, Time management. Detail-oriented. Effectively interacts with patients and families. Medical terminology. Wound care. Charting and record keeping. Professional and friendly. Careful and active listener. Multi-tasker. Fast learner.
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