Certified Professional Coder
Lake Charles, LA 70611
email@example.com **Primary Contact
337-853-4766 **Secondary Contact
To obtain remote employment using my medical knowledge, coding/insurance experience
and extensive knowhow of CPT and ICD-10 coding techniques.
2008 to Present- Imperial Health- Lake Charles, LA
Formally know as Imperial Calcasieu Medical Center and Lake Charles Medical and Surgical Clinic
Lead Certified Professional Coder
*Communicate with providers and management regarding any changes in CPT or ICD9 codes
*Code for Pulmonary office/hospital, Gastroenterology office/hospital, Rheumatology office/hospital,
*Cardiovascular office/hospital, and Peripheral studies IVUS/RFA.
* Interventional Radiology Coding, Pacemaker, and Heart Catheter
*In charge of educating 9 coders with pertinent information relating to all specialties.
* Set goals and meetings every month to train with the most up to date information in coding.
Lead Insurance Specialist
*In charge of leading my insurance team through denials and appeals of claims.
*Conduct meetings to review collections from our AR.
*Contact insurance companies on reprocessing claims.
*Advise on appropriate everyday workflow.
*Post payments from insurance companies to patients accounts.
*Review patient records using Medical Coding Procedures.
*Verify patient insurance eligibility
*Check claims for coding errors and perform modifications as needed.
*Update patient records, billing, and registration information
9/2007-3/2008 Dr Ricardo A. Bedoya- Jupiter, FL
*Schedule patients for annuals, follow-ups, ultrasounds, and nuclear stress tests
*Responsible for calling patients due for appointments
*Answering multi-system phones
*Assisting front office with checking in patients, collecting copayments and deductibles
1/2007- 9/2007 Palm Beach Research- West Palm Beach, FL
Front Office Receptionist
*Greet and direct all patients and visitors
*Ensures completion of paperwork and sign-in procedures
*Screening patients for research studies
*Answering multi-system phones
*Filing, faxing, ordering supplies, and organizing front office
*Sorts and routes all incoming and outgoing mail
10/2004 01/2007 Gap Inc Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Assistant Store Manager
*Model a positive customer service spirit
*Worked with team throughout store to achieve brand standards
*Used merchandising guidelines to create inviting merchandising displays
*Provided information and communicated with staff effectively
*Made inform decisions and developed knowledge around policy and procedures
*Responsible for interviews, selecting, and hiring associates to support business needs
*Developed weekly store schedules
*Supervised Cash Office procedures
*Ability to drive sales and gap-cards while managing associates on sales floor
American Academy of Professional Coders
May 2010 to Present
Vocational in Pharmacy Technician
Penn Foster Career School – Scranton, PA
September 2007 to May 2010
McNeese State University
August 2000 to May 2002
CCC- Certified Cardiology Coder- AAPC April 2016
CPC- Certified Professional Coder AAPC May 2012
References available upon request