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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