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Relocating to Las Vegas, Nevada and looking for a job

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DeAnn Tucker, CPC
deann.tucker@gimail.af.mil
(228)239-6627

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Driven self-motivator, effective group organizer, reliable and efficient through persistence, hard worker and dedicated to being the best that I can

EDUCATION
Certified Professional Coder, 2006

Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC
Bachelor's of Business Administration – 2003

Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, SC
Associate of Arts, 2000

EXPERIENCE
F. A. Richard & Associates, Inc. Pascagoula, MS
(TPA for Northrop Grumman Ship System Workers Compensation)
Office Administrator 04-17-2006 – Present
· Perform liaison duties between Northrop Grumman Ship System and F.A. Richard
· Responsible for all monthly reports for Northrop Grumman and KPMG (auditing firm)
· Audit medical invoices for correct billing and payments according to workers compensation guidelines
· Coordinate and monitor the progress of the office according to the goals of our client
· Lead the staff on projects submitted to Northrop Grumman for accounting and auditing purposes
· Over see individual contracts with local hospitals and physicians

Bienville Orthopedic Associates, Ocean Springs, MS
Financial and Pharmacy Coordinator 12-1-2005 to 04-17-2006
· Over see all patient balances and insure proper billing of insurance claims
· Spoke with patients and insurance companies to insure proper payments
· Over see the Workers Compensation Drug program
· Handling and receiving of all medications
· Insure proper billing of all medication
Billing Manager 10-8-2004 to 12-1-2005
· Monthly accounts receivable reports, Month end Closing, daily balancing
· Supervised eleven employees and their daily work
· Calculated monthly reports for each physicians
· Reported daily totals and reports to the CEO
· Interview and hiring of employees
· Worked with patients on over due balances and financial status
· Billing patients insurance, appeals and monitoring accounts

BRSI/ Keesler AFB Medical Center, Biloxi, MS
Billing Manager, 12-2003-10-2004
· Weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control audits
· Coordinate and monitor the progress of the billing team
· Develop both long and short term workload goals for the billing team
· Perform liaison duties between BRSI and the Department of Defense Personnel
· Interviewing and hiring BRSI employees

Orthopedic Associates, PA, Spartanburg, SC
Billing Representative 06-2000-12-2003
· Worked the monthly accounts receivable and tracking reports
· Financial analysis with all patients
· Worked liability accounts and conveyed with attorneys
· Re-file claims and corrected errors, such as accident dates, diagnosis codes, CPT codes and modifiers, corrected coding errors

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Member of the American Academy of Professional Coders and a Certified Professional Coder, Military clearance, Department of Defense computer systems including CHCS and TPOCS, Several computer systems knowledge, such as Centricity, PCN and Compu-systems, Microsoft Office


** I am relocating to the Las Vegas area on July 21st**
 
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