DeAnn Tucker, CPC
deann.tucker@gimail.af.mil
(228)239-6627

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
Driven self-motivator, effective group organizer, reliable and efficient through persistence, hard worker and dedicated to being the best that I can

EDUCATION
Certified Professional Coder, 2006

Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC
Bachelor's of Business Administration โ€“ 2003

Spartanburg Community College, Spartanburg, SC
Associate of Arts, 2000

EXPERIENCE
F. A. Richard & Associates, Inc. Pascagoula, MS
(TPA for Northrop Grumman Ship System Workers Compensation)
Office Administrator 04-17-2006 โ€“ Present
ยท Perform liaison duties between Northrop Grumman Ship System and F.A. Richard
ยท Responsible for all monthly reports for Northrop Grumman and KPMG (auditing firm)
ยท Audit medical invoices for correct billing and payments according to workers compensation guidelines
ยท Coordinate and monitor the progress of the office according to the goals of our client
ยท Lead the staff on projects submitted to Northrop Grumman for accounting and auditing purposes
ยท Over see individual contracts with local hospitals and physicians

Bienville Orthopedic Associates, Ocean Springs, MS
Financial and Pharmacy Coordinator 12-1-2005 to 04-17-2006
ยท Over see all patient balances and insure proper billing of insurance claims
ยท Spoke with patients and insurance companies to insure proper payments
ยท Over see the Workers Compensation Drug program
ยท Handling and receiving of all medications
ยท Insure proper billing of all medication
Billing Manager 10-8-2004 to 12-1-2005
ยท Monthly accounts receivable reports, Month end Closing, daily balancing
ยท Supervised eleven employees and their daily work
ยท Calculated monthly reports for each physicians
ยท Reported daily totals and reports to the CEO
ยท Interview and hiring of employees
ยท Worked with patients on over due balances and financial status
ยท Billing patients insurance, appeals and monitoring accounts

BRSI/ Keesler AFB Medical Center, Biloxi, MS
Billing Manager, 12-2003-10-2004
ยท Weekly, monthly and quarterly quality control audits
ยท Coordinate and monitor the progress of the billing team
ยท Develop both long and short term workload goals for the billing team
ยท Perform liaison duties between BRSI and the Department of Defense Personnel
ยท Interviewing and hiring BRSI employees

Orthopedic Associates, PA, Spartanburg, SC
Billing Representative 06-2000-12-2003
ยท Worked the monthly accounts receivable and tracking reports
ยท Financial analysis with all patients
ยท Worked liability accounts and conveyed with attorneys
ยท Re-file claims and corrected errors, such as accident dates, diagnosis codes, CPT codes and modifiers, corrected coding errors

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Member of the American Academy of Professional Coders and a Certified Professional Coder, Military clearance, Department of Defense computer systems including CHCS and TPOCS, Several computer systems knowledge, such as Centricity, PCN and Compu-systems, Microsoft Office


** I am relocating to the Las Vegas area on July 21st**