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Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)
My greatest passion is teaching and mentoring anybody interested with this fast growing Career, Medical Billing and Coding. This year, 2014, will be challenging as the New Medical Codes become effective as of October 1, 2014. I am here to help anybody willing to learn the basics of Medical Coding. Be ahead in the Healthcare field and learn coding.
I have over 8 years of Medical Coding experience in Outpatient, Minor Surgery Procedures, and Physician Hospital Rounds. This extensive coding experience was gained through employment in Pediatrics, Psychology,Emergency/Urgent Care, Cardiovascular, Optometry, and Family Practice settings. I am ICD-10 trained and in the process of completing my ICD 10 training. In depth knowledge of Medical and Insurance Terminology, ICD 9/CPT/HCPCS coding, medication and reimbursement guidelines, professional interaction with Medical Staff regarding coding rules and correct documentation requirements.My skills are not limited only to Coding, but I have Management skills as follows: Audits operative reports and chart documentation, Knowledge of Medical and Insurance Terminology, Computer Data Entry Skills, ICD 9/CPT/HCPCS coding, 3rd Party Payer and Insurance Verification, Denial Patterns, Reimbursement Processes. I presently work for the Department of Defense as an OutPatient Coder at a military hospital. I have my free time after work and weekends to mentor you.
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My greatest passion is teaching and mentoring anybody interested with this fast growing Career, Medical Billing and Coding. This year, 2014, will be challenging as the New Medical Codes become effective as of October 1, 2014. I am here to help anybody willing to learn the basics of Medical
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I am an active Certified Member of the American Academy of Professional Coders. I am also a former Program Director of Medical Billing and Coding/ Healthcare Reimbursement at a University. I have 3 years of experience as a Medical Coding Instructor and Extern Preceptor. I am presently working as an Outpatient Coder for the Department of Defense.