Cheri Kidder, CPC

Objective: A position where I can utilize my experience with ICD-9 and CPT coding as well as my background with customer service and insurance to ensure accurate medical records, documentation, and reimbursement for a facility.

• Outpatient coding with ICD-9 Volumes 1-3
• CPT, and HCPCS coding
• Medical Terminology
• Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology
• Healthcare Reimbursement
• Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Data Entry/Data Analysis
• Ingenix Encoder Software
• Customer Service and Organization
• Excellent Verbal and Written Communication
• Administrative Support
• Accurate, efficient, and detail oriented
• Willing to take on added responsibility

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)
Current Member
Passed Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam in 2011.

Outpatient Medical Billing and Coding - Career Step 04/09 - 02/11
Certificate of Graduation with Honors
• Coursework included: Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology, and
ICD-9, CPT (including E/M) and HCPCS coding
• Experience coding over 500 authentic medical reports.
• Types of reports including: Consultations, Emergency Room reports, History and Physical
reports, Laboratory reports, Operative reports, Physician Orders, Procedure Notes,
Progress Notes, Radiology reports, and Pathology reports.
• Coded reports in specialties including: Obstetrics, gynecology, internal medicine,
dermatology, diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, general surgery,
orthopedics, gastroenterology, trauma surgery, family/general practice, infectious
disease, psychiatry, oncology, ENT, physical therapy, cardiology, Emergency Dept,
hematology, neurology, neurosurgery, vascular surgery, etc.

Sales Representative - Home Shopping Network (St. Petersburg, FL) 08/08 - 09/09,
11/10 - 06/11
• Greeted customers, clearly communicated information regarding promotions, and
handled telephone transactions quickly & courteously.

Customer Service Manager - Aaron's Sales and Lease (New Port Richey, FL) 07/07 - 07-08
• Responsible for accepting payment for bills, discussing billing disputes with customers,
and/or setting up payment arrangements.
• Handled scheduling, recruiting and training while monitoring personnel performance, to
ensure productivity and excellent customer service.

Insurance Coordinator / Appointment Setter - Homestead Inc.(Spring Hill, FL)08/05 - 07/07
• Called prospective clients to organize a time and location to discuss insurance products.
• Contacted insurance companies to check in underwriting process of clients.
References are available upon request.