AAPC - Back to school
Results 1 to 1 of 1

Thread: Looking for coding job in Portland Oregon area

  1. #1

    Default Looking for coding job in Portland Oregon area

    AAPC: Back to School
    Hope that I am doing this right

    Tamara A Carovano

    7187 SW Sagert St #102
    Tualatin, OR 97062


    OBJECTIVE: To find a challenging position with a growing company.

    SUMMARY: •Proficient with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook for email, Windows applications, and the Internet.
    • Trained on the Facets claims system for claims processing

    EDUCATION: Associate of Arts in Medical Office Administration
    Trend College, Portland, OR
    Graduated with a GPA of 3.8 on a 4.0 scale

    AAPC certification class
    Portland Community College
    June 2010-September 2010
    Have since taken the certification exam for CPC and passed. If additional information is needed, it is available upon request.

    AAPC online class for the hospital specialty
    done through the AAPC
    May 2011-September 2011

    EXPERIENCE: Claims Analyst, July 2002 to February 2010
    Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon
    • Claims Analyst for the HMO line of business for both physician and hospital submitted claims. Processed claims for both physician and hospital submitted claims related to Medicare line of business. Handled claims related to both inpatient and outpatient hospital. Processed claims related to Host BlueCard claims for both physician and hospital submitted claims. Handled resubmission claims for both physician submitted and hospital submitted claims.

    Claims Examiner, March 1995 to May 2001
    PacifiCare of Oregon, now called United HealthCare, Hillsboro, Oregon
    • Claims Examiner for HMO line of business related to both Commercial and Secure Horizons. Helped to establish the APC pricing relating to ambulatory surgery centers. Handled claims that were related to provider issues, prescriptions, and vision. Handled calls to providers to request paper emergency room department visits claims that were over a certain dollar amount, IE Legacy Health Systems, Providence Health Systems, Southwest Washington Medical Center. Helped to train others on prescription and vision claims when I moved on to other duties.

    ACTIVITIES: • Volunteer with the Tigard High School Track Team from February of 1988 to June of 1990, then again from February of 2002 to May of 2004. Served as the assistant to the head coach. Covered many duties.

    • Habitat for Humanity while at PacifiCare of Oregon.

    If more information is needed, please call me.
    Last edited by winterhawks; 08-02-2011 at 03:22 PM.

Similar Threads

  1. Anyone Live in Portland Oregon Area?
    By 1formissy in forum Employment General Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-30-2015, 03:57 PM
  2. CPC-A looking for job in Portland, Oregon
    By Jenelle1234@comcast.net in forum Resume Postings
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-08-2010, 03:05 PM
  3. CPC-A Looking for job, Portland, Oregon
    By Jenelle1234@comcast.net in forum Resume Postings
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-08-2010, 02:29 PM
  4. CPC-H-A Looking for coder job in Portland/Salem area
    By Terrys4 in forum Resume Postings
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 08-19-2010, 03:30 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Enjoying Our Forums?

AAPC forums are a benefit of membership. Joining AAPC grants you unlimited access, allowing you to post questions and participate with our community of over 150,000 professionals.

Join Now Continue Reading Without Full Access

Already a Member?


Close Message

In addition to full participation on AAPC forums, as a member you will be able to:

  • Access to the largest healthcare job database in the world.
  • Join over 150,000 members of the healthcare network in the world.
  • Be a part of an industry leading organization that drives the business side of healthcare.
  • Save anywhere from 10%-50% with exclusive member discounts on courses, books, study materials, and conferences.
  • Access to discounts at hundreds of restaurants, travel destinations, retail stores, and service providers. AAPC members also have opportunities to save on heath, life, and liability insurance.
  • Become a member of a local chapter and attend regular meetings.