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Certified Professional Coder

Montgomery, Alabama, United States
February 19, 2018

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Debra Edwards, CPC

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Prattville, Alabama 36066


Organized, goal oriented, team player, seeking a position with an established medical office. Facilitating patient care, supporting physicians, and medical staff in a productive, peaceful practice, by sharing my knowledge of billing, coding, insurance, HR, EMR, MIPS, HIPPA, and compliance.


December 2017 - February 2018

Alabama Functional Medicine, Ryan McWhorter, MD -Membership Coordinator

●Educate prospect patients to practice, procedures, and contract

●Market practice through social media, RealSelf, Med2Web

●Process membership payments, Accounts Receivable, collect past due account

●Assist daily operation of front office, phones, check-in, check out, collect co-pay, verify insurance


●Assist Clinic as needed: Vitals, stats, EKGS, shots, testing (strep-flu)

●Assist Dr. McWhorter with office procedures (O-zone therapy, Priapus Shot, O-shots, Frankenhauser, Prolozone shots)

November 2016 - December 2017

Alabama Orthopaedic Specialist - Clinical-Surgical Coder

●Code surgery and clinic charges: 8 Physicians, 1 Physican Assistant, X-ray, MRI

●Verify Patient Demographics

●Verify Private, Commercial, Medicare, Medicaid Insurance

●Follow state, federal, HIPPA and OSHA regulations (compliance)

●Elations (EMR), Hint Health, Kareo

December 2016 - January 2013

Alpha II Montgomery, AL - Coder


●Create the crosswalk from ICD 9 to ICD 10

●Entered data for Code Wizard, Claim Staker software and 13 EasyCoder books

April 2011 - January 2013

Montgomery Eye Care Associates- Insurance Specialist

●Verify commercial, private, Medicare, Medicaid Insurance

●Figure amounts of co-pays or deductibles

●Call patients to remind of appointments, verify demographics, schedule surgery

●Make referrals, Assist in daily office operations as needed


Wallace Community College Selma - Associates of Science December 2018

AHIMA - ICD-10, Pathophysiology 2014

AAPC - Certified Professional Coder 2013, Medical Auditor 2015, Orthopaedic 2017

Coding ICD 9, Medical Terminology, Anatomy, Physiology 2013

American Academy of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmic medical assistant 2011

John Patterson State Tech College-1992

Prattville High School-1990


Rena Russell: First Franklin Financial 334-***-****

Ron ONeal: Administrator Alabama Orthopaedic Specialist 334-***-****

Cynthia Keith; Supervisor AlphaII 334-***-****


●YMCA: Field of Dreams: Coach: Special need softball

●Beta Nu Sorority: Telethon for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Autauga County DHR-Foster children program, Purchase shoes, backpacks, diapers, Christmas

●Capital City Coders-American Academy Professional Coders- Chapter Secretary

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