Coding Specialist, Senior

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ROZITA POURMOUSSA, CPC, CPC-H
E-mail ablemed@hotmail.com (818) 489-9207

Objective:
To obtain a challenging and rewarding position, and to be able to utilize my education, experience as Certified Professional Coder, and Certified Outpatient Coder.

Qualification:
Certified Professional Coder- Certified Outpatient Coder through AAPC, Proficient in ICD10 Coding, and Risk Management HCC coding,

Education:
General Education Coursework, Pierce College, Woodland Hills, California
Medical Assistant, Diploma, Lawton School, Encino, California

Employment History:

03/2008 to present HealthCare Partners Medical Group, Los Angeles, CA
Risk Management HCC Coding Specialist, Senior
• Performs medical chart audit
• Trains clinicians on specific coding issues based on medical chart audit results
• Conducts coding classes for clinicians, clinical and business office staff
• Abstracts and codes

02/2007 to 03/2008 Kaplan College formerly known as Maric College, Panorama City, CA
Externship Coordinator/Instructor
• Trained individuals in Coding and Abstracting using ICD-9CM, CPT, and
HCPCS books and Insurance Billing Follow up, and Collection, and Front and
Back Medical Assistant
• Coordinated and assigned individuals to externship sites
• Followed up on students attendance and performance
• Found new sites, met with Doctors and supervisors to set up new contracts

07/2004 to 01/2007 Kaplan College formerly known as Maric College, North Hollywood, CA
Instructor
• Trained individuals in Coding, and Abstracting using ICD-9CM, CPT, and HCPCS books, and Insurance Billing, Follow up, and Collection
• Trained individuals for Front and Back Office Medical Assistant

11/2000 to 04/2004 BioTech Clinical Laboratory, Van Nuys, CA
Coder/Biller/Receptionist/phlebotomist
• ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Coding, Abstracting
• Insurance Billing, Collection, and Follow up
• Performed general office duties such as answering telephones, scheduling appointments for patients, and completing request forms
• Worked as a phlebotomist, and followed all necessary steps to get specimens ready for analysis

09/99 to 10/2000 U.S. HealthWorks Medical Group, Chatsworth, CA
Clinical Supervisor/Client Service Representative

• Supervisor of an Industrial Clinic
• Resolved complaints and answered questions of patients, and clients regarding services, and procedures
• Established new accounts, set up client protocol as well as dedicated informational contact on patient’s status

02/98 to 09/99 Synergistic Systems LLC, Chatsworth, CA
Coder/Insurance Biller/Patient Account Representative
• ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Coding, and Abstracting
• Insurance Billing, Collections, and Follow up
• Informational contact on insurance billing status

06/84 to 12/97 K. Morgan, M.D., M. Morgan, M.D., J. McNulty, M.D., (now retired), Van Nuys, CA
Office Manager OB-GYN Medical Office
• ICD-9-CM, CPT, and HCPCS Coding and Abstracting, Insurance Billing, Collection, Follow up, mailed monthly statements to patients, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Greeted persons entering establishment, determined nature and purpose of visit, directed, and escorted them to specific destination, maintained all medical office files, maintained inventory, ordered medical, and office supplies
• Performed general office duties such as answering telephone, scheduling appointments for patients, scheduling surgeries, and completing request forms
• Took patient’s medical history, measured their vital signs, weight, and height, instructed patients to get ready for examination
• Helped physicians examine, and treat patients, handed instruments, and materials during procedures
• Maintained sterile techniques, and autoclaved instruments
• Worked as a phlebotomist, and gave injections to patients

02/96 to 11/96 Concorde Career Institute, North Hollywood, CA
Instructor
• Trained individuals in Coding and Abstracting using ICD-9CM, CPT, and HCPCS, Insurance Billing, and Follow up, and Collection, and Front and Back Medical Assistant

07/83 to 06/84 Raj Wick, M.D, Northridge, CA
Front and Back Office Medical Assistant Cardiology Medical Office
• Greeted persons entering establishment, determined nature and purpose of visit, directed and escorted them to specific destination, maintained all office files.
• Performed general office duties such as answering telephones, scheduling appointments for patients, scheduling surgeries, and completing request forms
• Took patient’s medical history, measured their vital signs, weight, and height, instructed patients to get ready for examination
• Performed electrocardiogram using a Cambridge III lead EKG machine
• Hooked patients up for treadmill stress testing with 12-lead monitor
• Hooked patients up to 24 hour holter monitor, and gave instructions to patients to record all activities, symptoms, medication, etc. in the log form

01/83 to 07/83 Edward Madey, M.D, Woodland Hills, CA
Office Manager General Practice/Surgeon Medical Office
• ICD-9CM, CPT, and HCPCS Coding and, Abstracting, Insurance Billing, Collection, Follow up, mailed monthly statements to patients, accounts payable, and accounts receivable
• Greeted persons entering establishment, determined nature and purpose of visit, directed, and escorted them to specific destination, maintained all medical office files, maintained inventory, ordered medical, and office supplies
• Performed general office duties such as answering telephone, scheduling appointments for patients, and completing request forms
• Took patient’s medical history, measured their vital signs, weight, and height, instructed patients to get ready for examination
 
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