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Interventional Radiology

Amber Long, CPC, CCC
Certified Professional Coder

4026 Bertie Ann Road - Lake Charles, LA 70611
ambbug18@yahoo.com - 337-853-4766

To obtain employment using my medical knowledge, coding/insurance experience
and extensive knowhow of CPT and ICD-10 coding techniques.

WORK EXPERIENCE
2008 to Present- Imperial Health- Lake Charles, LA
Formally know as Imperial Calcasieu Medical Center and Lake Charles Medical and Surgical Clinic

Lead Certified Professional Coder
*Communicate with providers and management regarding any changes in CPT or ICD9 codes
*Code for Pulmonary office/hospital, Gastroenterology office/hospital, Rheumatology office/hospital,
*Cardiovascular office/hospital, and Peripheral studies IVUS/RFA.
* Interventional Radiology Coding, Pacemaker, and Heart Catheter
*In charge of educating 9 coders with pertinent information relating to all specialties.
* Set goals and meetings every month to train with the most up to date information in coding.

Lead Insurance Specialist
*In charge of leading my insurance team through denials and appeals of claims.
*Conduct meetings to review collections from our AR.
*Contact insurance companies on reprocessing claims.
*Advise on appropriate everyday workflow.
*Post payments from insurance companies to patients accounts.
*Review patient records using Medical Coding Procedures.
*Verify patient insurance eligibility
*Check claims for coding errors and perform modifications as needed.
*Update patient records, billing, and registration information

9/2007-3/2008** Dr Ricardo A. Bedoya- Jupiter, FL
Scheduling Coordinator
*Schedule patients for annuals, follow-ups, ultrasounds, and nuclear stress tests
*Verify insurances
*Responsible for calling patients due for appointments
*Answering multi-system phones
*Pulling charts
*Assisting front office with checking in patients, collecting copayments and deductibles

1/2007- 9/2007* Palm Beach Research- West Palm Beach, FL
Front Office Receptionist
*Greet and direct all patients and visitors
*Ensures completion of paperwork and sign-in procedures
*Scheduling patients
*Screening patients for research studies
*Answering multi-system phones
*Filing, faxing, ordering supplies, and organizing front office
*Sorts and routes all incoming and outgoing mail
*Data entry
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10/2004 – 01/2007 * Gap Inc –Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Assistant Store Manager
*Model a positive customer service spirit
*Worked with team throughout store to achieve brand standards
*Used merchandising guidelines to create inviting merchandising displays
*Provided information and communicated with staff effectively
*Made inform decisions and developed knowledge around policy and procedures
*Responsible for interviews, selecting, and hiring associates to support business needs
*Developed weekly store schedules
*Supervised Cash Office procedures
*Ability to drive sales and gap-cards while managing associates on sales floor
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EDUCATION

American Academy of Professional Coders
May 2010 to Present

Vocational in Pharmacy Technician
Penn Foster Career School - Scranton, PA
September 2007 to May 2010

McNeese State University
August 2000 to May 2002

CERTIFICATION
CCC- Certified Cardiology Coder- AAPC April 2016
CPC- Certified Professional Coder AAPC May 2012

References available upon request



I came across your post and wanted to let you know that the company I work for is currently looking for a interventional Radiology coder fulltime . for more information go to www.LexiCode.jobs please use my name as a reference, Nancy Ramirez. one benefit the company offers is a referral bonus.
 
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