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    Smile CPC-Seeking coding opportunies in SW Florida
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    Objective: Seeking an opportunity for personal growth and advancement in the medical coding field.






    Barbara Liimatta
    6040 Medici Court Apt 201
    Sarasota, Florida 34243
    Phone: 586-899-8981
    Email: bjl4umail@yahoo.com
    __________________________________________________ ____________________________

    Objective: Seeking an opportunity for personal growth and advancement in the medical coding field.

    Experience:

    Sarasota County Health Department 12/07 to present
    Department of Health and Human Services Sarasota, Florida
    Health Information Specialist/Information Release
    Review and interpret Inpatient Hospital visits for Sarasota Memorial Hospital using ICD-9 and CPT codes
    Code and audit Outpatient Clinic visits for SCHD Ob/Gyn Department
    Identify all significant diagnoses, conditions, and symptoms and ensuring each diagnostic or surgical code is provided with supporting documentation
    Ensure that medical records are accurate and complete
    Maintains effective communication and serves as an advisor /educator to physicians in matters relating to client's medical record
    Follow HIPPA guidelines for information release
    Attend and participate in staff development and in-service education programs
    Remain available during a disaster, as necessary, to provide service or participate in mass clinics and shelters
    Maintain daily quota requirements

    Michigan Orthopedic Services Eastpointe, Michigan
    Customer Service Representative 12/05 to 8/07
    Obtained proper HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) codes and review client's record documentation for medical compliance
    Managed productivity by creating spreadsheets using excel software
    Prioritized hospital intake calls in scheduling for new patients
    Followed inpatient discharges from hospital to residence
    Responsible for all prosthetic technicians schedules
    Registered patients, health insurance verification, obtain prior authorization
    Collected copay/deductible payments from clients and prepare charts for billing

    Becker Orthopedic Troy, Michigan
    Office manager (Custom Seating/Wheelchair Division) 12/96 to 12/05
    Obtained proper HCPCS (Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System) codes and review client's record documentation for medical compliance
    Managed and updated quarterly sales reports
    Researched medical justification criteria for custom durable medical equipment
    Determined raw materials and labor costs for fabrication
    Maintained and developed new insurance contracts
    Developed reimbursement rates to insure profitability and negotiated payment arrangements
    Responsible for creating/maintaining work in progress reports for production department
    Responsible for product inventory
    Managed purchasing of wheelchairs, raw materials, orthotic and prosthetic supplies
    Processed paperwork, invoicing, scheduling, expense reports, inventory reports
    Created marketing brochures and flyers

    Education:

    Macomb Community College-CPC Certified Professional Coder Credential
    FEMA-Federal Emergency Management Agency training
    AAPC-(American Academy of Professional Coders)-Bradenton Chapter Member

    Skills:

    Excellent communication, organizational and management skills
    Ability to handle a multitude of tasks efficiently and effectively
    Proficient in Microsoft programs and Healthcare Management Systems
    Customer service and sales experience
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    Last edited by BarbLiimatta; 07-04-2010 at 09:28 AM.
    Barbara Liimatta-CPC

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