CPC-A looking for entry level job, willing to relocate

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Marci Strang
marcimc49@yahoo.com
Summary Statement
Detail-oriented and fully certified Medical Coding Specialist with years of experience assigning ICD-9 codes according to medical necessity and obtaining appropriate CPT codes for preregistered procedures. Having recently completed the 2016 CPC Exam preparation class through AAPC, has an up-to-date knowledge of ICD-10, CPT 4 and HCPS II guidelines in order to ensure proper reimbursement and compliance.
Education
AAPC | OCTOBER 2016 | 2016 PHYSICIAN CODING CPC EXAM PREPARATION CLASS
· Upon class completion achieved certification as CPC-A (Certified Professional Coder)
LEWIS AND CLARK COMMUNITY COLLEGE | 2007 |
· Associate’s of Science Degree
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE | 2007 -2009 |
· Completed approximately 80 hours toward Bachelor’s Degree of Biological Sciences with an emphasis in Ecology, Environment and Evolution
Skills & Abilities
TIME MANAGEMENT
· Recognized frequently for successfully processing, with accuracy and speed, many patient encounters throughout the workday.
COMMUNICATION
· While working at Jersey Community Hospital and Christian Hospital, I coordinated schedules with the physician’s office, the hospital and the patient’s schedules.
LEADERSHIP
· Planned and lead the Jerry McIntyre Memorial Golf Tournament from 2010-2013, which raised over $70, 000 in scholarships for Holy Ghost/St. Francis Catholic School and the Jersey Community Hospital Foundation.





Experience
STAY-AT-HOME MOTHER | APRIL 2014-PRESENT

PRECERT COORDINATOR | CHRISTIAN HOSPITAL | NOVEMBER 2012-APRIL 2014
· Performed precertification inquiry and retrieval for incoming and present inpatients.
· Scheduled surgeries for Cardiac Cath Lab and General Surgery.
· Coordinated insurance benefits for inpatients and preregistered surgical patients.
· Composed ambulance bills.
SCHEDULING COORDINATOR | JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL | JULY 2010-NOVEMBER 2012
· Planned appointments and coordinated schedules for Surgery, Cardiopulmonary, Radiology, Physical Therapy and Laboratory
· Verified Insurance.
· Coordinated insurance benefits for inpatients as well as obtaining necessary preauthorizations.
· Obtained an appropriate physician’s order for each procedure with a diagnosis that met medical necessity for the specific procedure.
ADMITTING CLERK | JERSEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL | FEBRUARY 2004- JULY 2010
· Acquired and updated patient demographics and current insurance information.
· Verified insurance.
· Contacted patients to preadmit them for surgery.
 
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