Wiki CRC. CPC looking for remote coding position

Richmond, VA
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(804) 405-1478 cell
Tamara Ellett, CPC, CRC

To obtain a coding position that will allow me to put forth 110% on a daily basis.
? 1997 Meadowbrook High Chesterfield, VA
Advanced diploma graduate
? 2006 Virginia Health Source Richmond, VA
? CPC Certified-2006 AAPC
? CRC certified-2015 AAPC
2013-Current Ion-Healthcare Richmond, VA
Medical Coder
? Perform audits for diagnosis coding
? Risk Adjustment Data Validation experience
? Perform Retrospective chart review
? Evaluate the elements of a medical record for proper diagnosis code
? Perform HCC audits
? Home assessment coding which includes capturing all diagnosis codes
2006-2013 MD Associates Kilmarnock, VA
Medical Coder
? Effectively and efficiently assign appropriate ICD-9-CM code (s)
according to the documentation provided in the medical record
? Properly apply CPT codes according to AMA guidelines and the provided
? Achieve great quantity and quality of work at a less than 2% error rate
? Go above and beyond daily quotas
? Accurately determine the assignment of critical care code (s)
? Assign the appropriate E/M code according to the documentation provided
in the medical record
? Submit charts to doctors for missing/ incorrect documentation
? Determine the necessity of a modifier
2004- 2006 Universal Health Services Richmond,VA
Variance Analyst/Refund Analyst
? Review insurance, patient credit and debit balances on accounts
? Knowledge and understanding of payer claims processing philosophies
and ensure that all insurance companies have paid according to the
contracts they have with the company.
? Work correspondence from various insurance companies.
? Maintain an above average quality and quantity of daily work.
? Help create a positive environment to work in.
? Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with insurance
? Strong customer and interpersonal skills.
? Helped train new employees.
? My position was responsible for the accurate and timely research,
resolution of debit and credit balances including third party and
patient telephone inquiries.
? Applied knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT code to ensure that proper
payment has been made based off the correct CPT and ICD-9 codes.
2002-2004 Trailblazer Health Services Richmond, VA
Accounting Tech
? Spearheaded programs geared towards increasing employee
? Efficiently processed Medicare checks with an above average daily
? In charge of making final decisions on discrepancies that were sent
? Monitored claims by running reports.
? Identified coding or billing errors.
? Updated patient accounts to reflect correct billing.
? Investigated edits on numerous systems.

Exercising and enjoying quality time with my family and friends
References given upon request.