Seeking a Medical Billing and Coding position to utilize my knowledge of medical coding and enhance my skills. Ability to meet deadlines Coding techniques (ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS) Inpatient/Outpatient hospital coding Efficiency And Accuracy Assertive Detail Oriented Able to work in high-pressure environments
Medical terminology expert
ICD-10 (International Classification of Disease Systems)
Understands insurance benefits
Composed and professional demeanor
Resourceful and reliable worker
Excellent problem solver
Billing and collection procedures expert
Hospital inpatient and outpatient records
HCPCS Coding Guidelines
Familiar with commercial and private insurance carriers
Managed a multi-line phone system and pleasantly greeted all patients.
Office Assistant, 09/2008 to 07/2009 Governor's Office Of Homeland Security (Westaff) – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Assist staff with other job related special tasks
Created various memos for staff
Handled tasks related to budget preparation
Prepared various spreadsheets (Excel)
Provider Service Rep, 04/2007 to 12/2007 New Orleans Teleport – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Answered inbound calls in support of customer needs
Adhered to policy and procedures of company
Performed queries in multiple databases
Quote insurance for state employees
Review customer needs in regards to insurance
Entered customer demographics into system.
Interacted with providers and other medical professionals regarding billing and documentation policies, procedures and regulations.
Responded to correspondence from insurance companies.
Extern /Medical Billing and Coding , 12/2014 to Current Urgent Care America – Prairieville, LA
Precisely completed appropriate claims paperwork, documentation and system entry.
Thoroughly researched newly identified diagnoses and/or medical procedures to expand skills and knowledge.
Professionally and courteously verified appointment times with patients.
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.
Verified patients' eligibility and claims status with insurance agencies.
Entered orders into the EMR system efficiently and without errors.
Prepared patient charts accurately and neatly for the clinic.
Diligently filed and followed up on third party claims.
Prepared patient charts, pre-admissions and consent forms as necessary.
Assigned appropriate medical codes with a 90% percent accuracy rate.
Actively maintained current working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding principles, government regulation, protocols and third party requirements regarding billing.
Accurately posted and sent out all medical claims.
Posted and adjusted payments from insurance companies.
Reviewed and resolved claim issues captured in TES/CLAIMS edits and the clearing house.
Printed and reviewed monthly patient aging report and solicited overdue payments.
Updated patient financial information to guarantee accuracy.
01/2015: Medical Billing and Coding, Current Fortis College - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Anatomy and Physiology
Basic ICD-9-CM Coding
Medical Insurance and Billing
Coursework in Medical Billing and Coding
Technical Diploma: 1 2015
Pharmacy Technician: Louisiana Technical College - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Coursework in Human Anatomy and Physiology
Continuing education in Pharmacy Law
Technical Diploma: 12 2011
Certified Pharmacy Technician CPR Certification
10-key, budget preparation, cash register, Clerical, copying, CPR Certified, Customer Service, Data Entry, databases, email, faxing, General Office, Insurance, Leadership Skills, Medical Billing, Medical Terminology, Excel, Mail, Outlook, PowerPoint, MS Word, Problem Solving, Coding, Quick Learner, scanning, spreadsheets, Team Player, Technician, telephones, type, typing, written