I obtained my CPC in June 2009. I have 10 years of experience in medical billing and coding. Looking to find something soon, with a possibility of being able to work from home.

Krista Backstrom
11113 Cresthaven Trail
Woodbury, Minnesota 55129

Work Experience

University of Minnesota Physicians, Minneapolis, MN 6/2007-3/2010

* Coding Associate
Obtained certification in June 2009
3 years of experience in
outpatient coding
surgery coding
determining why claims are denied and get them corrected
Use of Allscripts and Flowcast Software
Attended coding retreats to learn new rules and ways of coding different specialties.
Attended mandatory monthly seminars also to learn updated information and changes made to coding guidelines.

Brainerd Eyecare Center, Brainerd, MN 1/2001 - 6/2007

* Billing/Insurance Specialist and Accounts Receivables

6+ years of experience in...
Medical billing and some coding
Back-up transcription in busy clinic
Submitting insurance claims
Posting insurance payments
Patient payments and collections
Scheduling appointments
Answering phone calls
Answering patient questions
Sending monthly statements
Working with most insurance companies
Use of MS Group Software

Blue Goose Inn, Garrison, MN 5/1999 - 3/2003
* Waitress

1/1999 - 5/2001 Central Lakes College/Medical Administrative Secretary,
Brainerd, Minnesota

* Associate Degree
* Completion of 2 transcription courses
* Completion of medical terminology course

* Available upon request