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Melinda B. | Elance
 
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Melinda B.

Medical Billing/Coding, Part Time, VA, remote
   United States
  |   Pensacola, FL
  |  8:26 pm Local Time

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Overview

I have extensive experience in medical billing (over 20 years using various different systems) and am a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) with a HIM AAS degree. I am a friendly, loyal, and dedicated individual who has an ambition to succeed in any given environment. I am an avid and quick learner, and am always up to a challenge whatever the situation. I have completed the courses of Business Communication, Principles of Financial Accounting, Payroll Accounting which are core courses required for my degree. I get along well with...

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Portfolio

Certified in ICD-10-CM
Certified Professional Coder
Health Information M anagement Certificate

Skills (10)

Tested
Certified Professional Coder
Medical Billing
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Office Skills Test
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Customer Service Test
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Email Etiquette Certification
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Microsoft Office Excel 2007
3M
10 Key Calculator
Horizon Practice Plus
Practice Partner (EHR)

Service Description

Extensive experience with all payers (Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial)
Verify benefits and obtain authorizations
Data entry which includes entering demographics, posting charges, adjustments, and payments
Follow-up with carriers claims for claim status, work denials (including coding) and process appeals to carriers
Work all A/R reports provided
Extensive experience in patient collections AND negotiating with Collection Agencies on personal medical balances for payment
Credentialing


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Employment

West Florida Medical Center Clinic/MedPro Solution
Special Projects Coordinator/AR Specialist III
2003 - 2010
• Extensive Knowledge of Accounts Receivable (AR). • Assisted coding department in working carrier denials due to ICD-9-CM and CPT codes and submitting corrected claims • Trained (new and...
West Florida Medical Center Clinic/MedPro Solution
Financial Counselor
2001 - 2003
• Reviewed upcoming scheduled appointments for patients that had delinquent or bad debt accounts and met with them prior to their doctor’s appointments to discuss their accounts • Received and...
West Florida Medical Center Clinic/MedPro Solution
Patient Service Representative III
2000 - 2001
• Interim from Business Office for Drs. Slobodian, Council & Pierce • Greeted and Checked in patients on their arrival • Collected co-pays (when applicable) • Answered phone/Scheduled patients •...
West Florida Medical Center Clinic/MedPro Solution
Supervisor Special Accounts
1996 - 2000
• Supervised Work Comp, Motor Vehicle, Estates, Veterans Administration, Collection Agency Liaison, Special Accounts (i..e. attorney pre-pays) and Secondary Insurance Billing • Responsible for...
West Florida Medical Center Clinic/MedPro Solution
Financial Services Representative II
1993 - 1996
• Reviewed self pay balances (via Aged Trial Balance report) to make sure all insurance has been filed and processed correctly • Contacted patients regarding their aged self pay balance for payment...
West Florida Medical Center Clinic/MedPro Solution
Business Office Receptionist/Console Operator
1992 - 1993
• Greeted all patients/visitors who entered the building • Answered and directed all calls that came into the Business Office • Made all overhead announcements to the office • Sorted and...

Education

Louisiana State Univeristy - New Orleans
None
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Pensacola State College
Health Services Management AAS
2010 - 2014
Pensacola State College
Health Information Management Certificate
2010 - 2012
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medical billing
medical coder
remote
medical collections
accounts receivable
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