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Experienced Medical Billing Specialist with coding and medical terminology knowledge. Polished and hardworking performer with a background overseeing accounts and handling records management tasks. Considered a team-oriented person with great communication, organization and problem solving skills.
•Infectious disease, pulmonology, and internal medicine billing knowledge
•Medical terminology expert
•Medical record security
•Medical coding knowledge
•Proficiency in MS Office, Advanced MD
•Accounts receivable management
•Patient account analysis
•Medical claims submission
MEDICAL BILLING REPRESENTATIVE 05/2016 to Current
Paragon Health Services - Slidell, LA
•Obtain and accurately enter claims information and patient demographics.
•Post and reconcile insurance and patient payments and manage accounts.
•Submit insurance claims electronically or via paper CMS-1500 forms to numerous insurance carriers such as Medicare and Medicaid.
•Follow up with insurance carriers on unpaid or rejected claims, revise and resubmit corrected claims as necessary.
•Verify correct ICD-10 and CPT codes for a variety of specialties including infectious disease, pulmonology and internal medicine.
•Answer patient inquiries on account status and charges.
•Handle confidential patient information within HIPAA regulations and guidelines.
HOMEMAKER AND STAY-AT-HOME PARENT 01/2012 to 04/2016
Self-Employed - Slidell, LA
•Cared for family and provided support and expertise in satisfying each family member's physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs
•Modeled appropriate social behaviors and encourage concern for others to cultivate development of interpersonal relationships and communication skills
•Developed age-appropriate boundaries and rules to create and safe environment for children
•Instructed and assisted children in the development of health and personal habits
SECONDARY MATH TEACHER 08/2004 to 01/2012
St Tammany Parish Public School System - Covington, LA
•Taught Geometry, Algebra 2, and Precalculus to high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors at Northshore High School in Slidell, LA
•Planned, developed and executed lessons that reflect the curriculum and the state's core educational standards
•Adapted mathematics curriculum for individual, small group, and remedial instruction to meet the needs of identified students or subgroups of students
•Evaluated student progress and the ability to meet courses standards in mathematical knowledge and skills
•Established and maintained standards of student behavior
•Maintained an open line of communication with parents about students' progress
•Served as Math Department Chairperson from 2008-2012
•Coach of the Silverbelles Dance Team 2011-2012
•Co-sponsor of the Passion for Purity Christian Club 2008-2012
•Voted Educator of Distinction by the students of Northshore High School in 2009
Salmen High School - Slidell, LA High School Diploma, 1992
Coastal College - Slidell, LA Certificate
Medical Assistant, 1993
•Graduated with 4.0 GPA
•Nationally Registered Medical Assistant
University of New Orleans - New Orleans, LA Bachelor of Science
Secondary Mathematics Education, 2004
•Dean's List for 6 semesters
•Top Junior Award in the College of Education for 2003
•Member of Golden Key International Honor Society
•Graduated with 3.56 GPA
•Recipient of Louisiana TOPS Teacher Award