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Location:
Clover, South Carolina, 29710, United States
Posted:
August 29, 2017

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KATHLEEN ULRICH ANZALONE

803.***.**** / ac12g6@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE A position in Medical Coding and Billing.

SKILLS

Outpatient and Inpatient Coding

ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS

CPT/HCPCS Level II

Health Information Management

CMS 1500 and UB-04 Claim Forms

Healthcare Reimbursement

Medical Terminology & Anatomy

Pharmacology & Pathophysiology

3M Encoder / 3M Reference Software

Knowledge of HIPAA and Patient Confidentiality

Patient Check-in/out, Patient Scheduling/Triage

Detailed Knowledge of Coding Guidelines

APC and MS-DRG Assignments

Posting Charges/Payments

Filing Medical Records / Medical Transcription

Clinical Data Analysis and Abstraction

CERTIFICATION

American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

Certified Professional Coder CPC-A June 2017

Member February 2017

EDUCATION

Professional Medical Coding and Billing – Career Step April 2017

Certificate of Graduation

Coded over 250 outpatient reports and inpatient records.

Types of reports coded include: 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 the following specialties: E/M, Anesthesia, Pathology, Psychiatric, General Surgery, Radiology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Urology, ENT, Infectious Diseases, Respiratory, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Oncology, Orthopedics, OB/GYN, Trauma, etc.

Detailed ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coursework (635+ hours) and hands-on ICD-10 coding and code set training.

Familiarity with the AHA ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook

Extensive training in the biomedical sciences medical terminology, advanced anatomy, advanced pathophysiology, physiology, and pharmacology.

Training in HIPAA and HIM reimbursement processes (billing statements, CMS-1500 and UB-04 (5010) claim forms, MS-DRGs, etc.)

State University of New York at Fredonia May 1995

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

EXPERIENCE

Called multiple insurance companies to verify individual insurance benefits for high cost drug

Completed data entry of plan policy numbers, confirmation numbers, diagnosis codes

Reviewed doctor requests for benefit verification

Monitored state-identified high Medicaid utilizers through utilization review process

Assisted clients in applying for health insurance, social security, and other benefits

Processed patient admission and discharge documents

Reviewed records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations

Requested authorization of services from insurance at least every three months

Filed, maintained, and released confidential records in accordance with HIPPA standards

EMPLOYMENT

Independent Contractor, Arise Virtual Solutions 10/2015-present

Benefit Verification Specialist, Lash Group, Charlotte, NC 11/2014 to 2/2015

Teacher, Goddard School, Preschool Connection, & Gina’s Kids First Child Development Center 3/2012 to 5/2014

Community Support/Intensive In-home Mental Health Professional, Carolina Center for Counseling, Gastonia, NC

2/2008 to 12/2010

Human Resources Assistant, Red Baron Transportation, Charlotte, NC 1/2008 to 8/2008



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