Linda F Lester, CPC, CMRS
1309 McDowell Street,
Richlands, Virginia, 24641
(276) 963-2981

To obtain a position of a medical coder and/or biller.
Key Administration Skills

MS Excel
MS Word
Medical Terminology
Medical Insurance
Online Claim Submission
Medical Software
Medical Billing

Professional Experience
Washington Square Clinic, Richlands, VA October 2008- Present
Medical Coder, Medical Receptionist
Perform clerical duties and maintained an efficient and highly organized office. Accurately assign ICD-9-CM and/or CPT-4 code(s) and sequence diagnosis and procedures per patient’s office visit to the clinic, Assure the assignment of complete, accurate, timely and consistent codes by the medical coding unit. Analyze billing to improve coding data accuracy for Medicare compliance reimbursement. Ensure coded data accurately reflects service provided, based on documentation, guarding against fraud and abuse
Richlands Community Medical Center, Cedar Bluff, VA April 2005-Sep 2008
Medical Receptionsit
Maintain supporting documentation files and current patient addresses. Maintain patient demographic information and data collection systems. Perform a variety of general clerical duties, including telephone reception, mail distribution, and other routine functions. Ensure strict confidentiality of patient records. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and measured their vital sign,weight, and height. Handle medical front desk in computerized and manual scheduling, Help the patients in completing the registration forms. Tell the patients about the cost of services being provided. Handle the incoming calls, relays, messages, callers etc. Help in opening and closing of facility at the beginning and ending of each day. Collect and co-pay due at time of visit and did daily bank deposits
Buchanan General Hospital 2002-2004
Unit Clerk / Personal Care Aide
Daily blood pressure, tempurate and weight of patient, answered any questions, worked with the nurses to give the care required to the patient. Signed in new patient for admission, put in the computer system the doctors orders, answered phones, assisted the nurses, doctors and patients in anyway required.
Healthcare Certification
Certificate – Certificate Professional Coder, AAPC, October 2011
Certificate – Certificate Medical Reimburment Specialist, AMBA, May 2011
A.A.S – Computer Science, Mountain State University, January 2011