APRIL LEDFORD, CPC
Looking for a position that will let me further my career, as well as gaining experience in other coding specialties.
2008â€“2011 Tidewater Gastroenterology PLLC Virginia Beach, VA
Patient Accounting Specialist
Billing and Coding Inpatient/outpatient procedures.
Coding from operative reports.
Responsible for coding all procedures preformed in our Endoscopy center.
Postings insurance payments.
Current in Medicare/Tricare/Optima rules.
Knowledgeable in other payers like, Anthem, UHC, Aetna
Claims processing; printing paper claims and transmitting electronic claims. Preparing for the new 5010 format.
Internal E/M chart auditing.
Running Physicians Bell Curve Analysis quarterly
Work A/R daily, responsible for Medicare/Triage/Optima and secondary payers. Knowledgeable in Medicare/Tricare/ Optima appeals and reconsiderations.
CPT-4, HCPCS and ICD-9 knowledge, as well as preparing for ICD-10
Assisted in the training of newly hired employees in our Department
2007-2008 Peak Gastroenterology Assoc. Colorado Springs, CO
Office/Endoscopy Billing and Coding
Charge entry, Insurance payment entry, Patient payment entry.
Responsible for coding all outpatient/inpatient procedure billing. As well as hospital E/M visits.
Checking and working A/R daily.
Sending patient statements, as well as handling patient questions and phone calls.
CPT-4, HCPCS and ICD-9 knowledge.
2008 AAPC Virginia Beach, VA
Certified Professional Coder 2008
Member Id# 01099321
I stay up to date on CEU credits by attending my local chapter meetings.
I also attend AACP workshops and webinars to further my knowledge.
2006-2007 Pikes Peak Community College Colorado Springs, CO
Medical Coding Specialist Certificate
College courses: Medical Office Administration, Intro to Clinical Physiology, Basic Medical Science I, II and III, Medical Terminology, Advanced Medical Terminology, Insurance Billing and Coding I, Insurance billing and coding II.
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