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Medical Billing High School

Jacksonville, FL
April 19, 2016

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La-Trena V. Hightower

**** *. **** **. ************, Florida 32206 229-***-****


To obtain a billing specialist position to utilizing skills in electronic record keeping, bills generation and invoices processing to provide support in accounting department and expedite timely payments.


Virginia College, Associate Degree, June 2017

Health Care Reimbursement

Sanford Brown Institute, Certificate, April 2010

Medical Billing and Coding

Dougherty Comprehensive High School, High School Diploma, June 1986

General Education

Skills & Abilities

Improve revenue for provider over 32% with existing patient.

Experience billing for podiatrist

Ensure claims are entered and submitted with 48 hours

Accurately apply payments to patient accounts

Post and reconcile insurance and patient payments

Research and resolve incorrect payment, Explanation of Benefits(EOB's)

Working out appeals

Work with clearing house to resolve to resolve file compatibility issues

Retrieve Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA's)

Monthly processing of patient's statements

knowledge of timely filing restrictions

Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial Insurance guidelines.

Knowledge of Medical Terminology

ICD-9 / ICD-10 (International Classification of Disease 9 & 10 edition) Knowledge

HCPCS Coding (Healthcare Common Procedural Coding)

Obtain Referral Authorization for clearance of surgery

Durable Medical Equipment


Medical Billing Administrator / North Florida Foot & Ankle Center / 04/2010 - 05/2015

Scheduling patient

Patient demographic

Reviewing and processing claims

Obtain Referrals and Authorization

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