Resume-CPC looking for entry level coding position in NH County or FF County,CT

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Elaine OlahCPC
17-B Heritage Circle, Southbury, CT
Email: eolah@att.net Tel: (203)980-8320

EXPERIENCE SUMMARY

Certified Professional Coder and Medical Billing Specialist with over 18 years of experience, including: ICD-9/CPT-4/HCPC coding, medical billing and claims (including resubmissions and appeals), Accounts receivable/payables, Help Desk operations. I am fluent in Medical Terminology and have exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Additional skills include; a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Quick Books, PayChex and ADP, Adobe PDF Writer/Editor, IDX billing, Medical Manager, Brightree, FastTrack and MedForce, Clinix, Symed billing programs.

WORK HISTORY

Accounting Manager IPS Physicians Services (Billing Company), Bethlehem, CT. 2011-Present
• Timely and correct charge and payment entry
• Reviewing Superbill information (checking of CPT and ICD-9 codes)
• Analysis and processing of monthly AR reports to ensure maxim third-party reimbursement
• Consulting with clients and patients to ensure understanding of coverage and billing process.

Medicaid and Medicare Billing Specialist J & L Medical Services, Middlebury, CT 2008-2011
• Medicare and Medicaid billing and appeals
• Research and follow-up of all denied claims
• Obtaining Prior Authorizations and verifying electronic claim submission
• Analysis and processing of the AR report 30-120 days

Billing Specialist/Bookkeeper A&C Medical Supplies, INC, Southbury, CT 2005-2008
• Analysis and Processing of AR (AR 30-120), AP and Payroll
• Medicare and Medicaid billing
• Consultation with clients and patients regarding billing and monthly statements inquiries
• Showroom sales of DME equipment

Medical Receptionist Southbury Medical Associates, Southbury, CT 2001-2005
• General office activities; phones, scheduling appointments, prescription refills
• Assisted billing office with insurance claims and other duties

Billing Specialist/Medical Secretary Robert A. Lanzi , MD, Orange, C 1995-2001
• Responsible for patient billing, claims denial, follow-up, and A/R reviews
• Medical transcription
• Appointment scheduling
• AP, Payroll, petty cash and 401-K distributions

EDUCATION
Medical Coding Program (2009-2010) Danbury Hospital, Danbury, CT
Medical Secretarial Program (1974-1977) Mattatuck Community College, Waterbury, CT

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
Certified Professional Coder (2011) American Academy of Professional Coders
Certificate: Medical Coding (2010) American Academy of Professional Coders
Certificate: Medical Records Coding (2010) Danbury Hospital School of Medical Records

AFFILIATIONS & MEMBERSHIPS
• American Associations of Professional Coders (AAPC)
• Volunteer work for Vitas Innovative Hospice Care
 
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