Hello everyone;

I passed my certification back in november 2009 on my first try and I am eager to start my new career as a coder. I am looking for someone willing to give me an employment opportunity. I am a very hard worker and I have the ability to learn at a fast pace, work either in team or independently. Here is my resume for you to review and thank you.

Katherine Torres, CPC-A
912 Brighton St.
Philadelphia, PA 19111
(215) 667-4208

Objective: To be part of a leading medical coding team where there is opportunity for advancement.

*Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS Level II and Anatomy & Physiology.
*Experience in Microsoft office, IDX and Navinet
*Independent and able to learn at a fast pace


Thomas Jefferson University
*Medical Coding Certificate (August 2008)
*CPC Certification (November 2009)

Peirce College
*Bachelor in Business Administration (June 2003)
*Associate Degree in Accounting (May 2000)


09/2004 - Current
Thomas Jefferson University/Physicians Business Services, Philadelphia, PA
Credit Refund Representative

* Analyze Credit Balance Reports and determine reason for overpayment using the IDX System
* Request and post refund checks
* Request offsets from Insurance companies
* Verify Insurance Information

06/2002 – 09/2004
L/P Health Management, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Billing Supervisor /Referral Coordinator

* Responsible for overseeing that paper and electronic claims are submitted correctly to various Insurance carriers in a timely matter
* Review Explanation of Benefits and follow through to resolve outstanding claims
* Maintain Accounts Receivable
* Responsible for referral preparation and to ensure all information is correct
* Accountable for up to date provider information and submitting credential information to Insurance Companies

Memberships: American Academy of Professional Coders - October 2009

References: Available Upon Request