Enthusiastic Administrative Assistant with excellent people skills and dedicated work ethic. Strong attention to detail and extensive knowledge of medical terminology.Inpatient and outpatient records coding specialist with ICD-9, ICD-10 and ASC coding expertise. Familiar with commercial and private insurance carriers. Seeks a position of increased responsibility and authority.
Certified Medical insurance Billing and Coding Specialist.
Obtained insurance authorizations and scheduled appointments for patients requiring medical treatment for ten physicians. Served as liaison between physicians and insurance companies.
• Assist the Optometrist in the examination and treatment of patients
• Perform visual tests and procedures
• Prepare patients and act as special surgical assistant in clinical procedures
• Apply ocular dressings, perform suture removal, and obtain eye cultures
• Record patient case history, conduct visual screening tests including pupillary testing, visual acuity, cover test, color vision and depth perception
• Take ophthalmic photographs
• Perform cyclic maintenance and calibration checks on clinic diagnostic equipment
.Directed patient flow during practice hours, minimizing patient wait .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.
Monitored shared email in-boxes and ensured inquiries were addressed.
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.
Reviewed diagnostic and procedural terminology for consistency with acceptable medical nomenclature.
Consistently ensured proper coding, sequencing of diagnoses and procedures.
Quickly responded to staff and client inquiries regarding CPT codes.Acted as a liaison between the business department, billers and third party payers in resolving billing and reimbursement accuracy.
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.Posted charges, payments and adjustments.
Consistently informed patients of their financial responsibilities prior to services being rendered.
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.
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