Acton, MA 01720
Email: ayeshakhurram@hotmail.com

Seeking an entry-level position as a Certified Professional Medical Coder

Dedicated and hardworking certified medical coder looking to work in a professional medical facility with exposure to diverse medical coding tasks
Experienced in ICD-9, CPT-4, HCPCS coding in a medical practice environment
Expertise in conducting clinical chart reviews and auditing physician services codes using national coding guidelines
Member of American Association of Professional Coders
Highly motivated to learn and further expand skills

Acton Medical Associates, P.C.; Acton, MA (Oct – Dec, 2009)
Medical Coder – Project Xtern (AAPC)
10 week externship sponsored by AAPC for newly certified medical coders; Accomplishments at the facility includes
Conduct chart reviews using E&M guidelines
Review and assign correct codes for physician services, including procedures and diagnosis for medical claims
Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) for
o Medicare patients
o Diabetes Patients (diverse insurances)
Extraction of supportive data for Tufts Medicare queries
Extensive coding of seasonal and H1N1 flu shot clinics

North Texas Family Medicine, Plano, TX (Sep – Oct, 2008)
4 week internship focused on coding of clinical office visits

American Academy of Professional Coders (April, 2009)
Certified Professional Coder (CPC-A)
Coding Course work completed at Collin County Community College, Plano, TX
Exposed to computer-based Medisoft Coding and Billing Package

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan (1998)
Master of Arts (MA)
Major: English (Teaching and Literature)

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan (1995)
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Majors: Psychology, Literature
Ranked among top 5% of the graduating class.

Community Service and Honors:
Ranked among top 3 students in the Medical Coding Sequence at Collin Community College
Ranked in top 5% in the BA aggregate score and in top 2% of class during elementary and high school
Several Proficiency awards in High school for winning quiz competitions and outstanding academic performance.
Volunteer Teacher, Islamic Association of Collin County, Plano, TX (2004-06): Taught elementary school kids on ethics and religion

Other Interests:
Parenting: Active mother of two. Took parenting courses in
o Building Strong Families: Parenting Young Children
o You make the difference: Parent-Child Interaction Program
o Cooking: Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program on Healthy Cooking
Outdoor Family Activities: walking, biking
Reading: magazines, books, medical coding articles and blogs.

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