I am a very motivated person looking to gain experience and further my knowledge in other medical fields.

Work Experience

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

* Ophthalmology clinic
* 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

Helped get clinic set up with remote VA access and did VA coding until coders were hired and trained for the position.

Use of Allscripts and Flowcast Software
Attended coding retreats to learn new rules and ways of coding all specialties.
Attended mandatory monthly seminars also to learn updated information on coding.

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