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Josephine B.

Shalimar, FL

$40/hour

Medical Coding and Billing Instructor

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Bachelor of Arts
Political Science

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)

About Josephine

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 Read more

Policies
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Shalimar, FL 32579
In-person lessons
Science:
Medical Coding
English:
ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Reading
Test Preparation:
Career Development, Medical Coding
Language:
ESL/ESOL
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading
Business:
Career Development

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Medical Coding

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.

Bachelor of Arts
Political Science

Education

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $40.00

Travel policy

Josephine will travel within 20 miles of Shalimar, FL 32579.