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Certified Professional Coder and CPC-Insructor

Staten Island, New York, United States
September 29, 2019

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Deirdre Marangiello, CPC

** ***** **** ***, ****** Island, New York 10308

C 914-***-****


**** *** ********** ****** *********** Technology student at Alfred State College

2010 Healthcare Compliance Coding - AAPC

2009 BOCES – Billing Coding Specialist Course – NHA

2004 Hospice Volunteer Course

1990 College of Staten Island 715 Ocean Terrace, S.I., N.Y

1983 Madison H. S. - Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, New York 11230


2019 Certified Professional Coder - Instructor

2015 ICD-10-CM Proficient

2010 American Association of Professional Coders; Certified Professional Coder Apprentice (#01133030)

2009 Certified Billing Coding Specialist (#1255-1605)

2008 HEA 976 Medical Billing Skills Workshop


Local AAPC White Plains Chapter – Education Officer 2011

Westchester Medical Center: April 2009 – December 2009 Administrative Assistant to the Coordinator of Volunteers. Receptionist duties included scheduling, phones, data entry and required confidentiality. Medical Records Dept. – collating.

2004 – Hospice Program – Volunteer Study


Westchester Medical Center – Northeast Provider Solutions 19 Bradhurst Ave, Hawthorne, NY 10532

09/04/2018 - CURRENT

Professional Fee Coder for all NPS trauma, burns and plastic surgeons (approx. 24) within WMC Trauma I hospital and MHRH and general surgeries. Superb ICD-10-CM attention & CPT coding focus. Assure accurate, clean claims coding and submission with EclinicalWorks, A2K, Meditech, OnBase, EncoderPro and AAPC Coder use. Consistent education upkeep with associated standards, certifications, Insurance and regulations required to properly code. Excellent verbal and written proven capabilities with all associated staff in addition to providing education to physicians and related staff for documentation improvement. Consistent review of all surgery capture of rendered services both inpatient and outpatient status patients for timely filing while monitoring within data program / surgery schedules. Leadership, professional quality and workmanship with independent as well as team success. Special projects compilation and submission for Director review.

BOCES NWP, BOCES Drive, Yorktown Hts.

11/2011 – 04/2019

Part Time - Evenings

Instructor – Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Program

Instructing adult students for achievement in Certified Billing Coding Specialist certification through NHA with self appointed, up to date materials. Ninety-eight percent continued success rate.

Westchester Health Medical – (Northwell) - 190 Goldens Bridge Road, Katonah, NY

8/10/2017 – 8/17/2018

Multi specialty coding of abstracted data from inpatient and outpatient medical records for Professional Services. Mainly code and bill for Transitional Care Management, Ophthalmology and OB/ GYN and Gastroenterology services. Precise reviews for accuracy and data compilation monthly for Director of Services. Close working relationship inclusive of excellent verbal and written communications with Quality Management team, TOC nurses and administrative coordination team as well as office staff, providers, and divisional management. Withstood constant change in work assignments with ease and minimal delay in production. Provided collaboration and education assistance to providers and co-workers. Research assistance to Director of CBO.

TeAM Inc

12/7/15 to 1/24/17

Inpatient/Outpatient Contractor at Keller Army Community Hospital West Point (RHC-A)

Apply knowledge and demonstration of ICD-10-CM, CPT, HCPCS and Dental Codes according to industry standards with applied focus on Military Health System Guidelines. Stipulate Inpatient Professional Service Coding (including surgeries and obstetrics) and Auditing/Coding of Orthopedics, Primary Care service lines with experience in Behavioral and Occupational Health. Afford Provider and Command collaboration for education instruction in proper documentation performance and analysis. Served as Supervisor Liaison for auditing review for Command meetings. Review monthly audits and track consistent performance results for needed improvements. Collaborate with coworkers as a team to ensure client satisfaction. Knowledge and appropriate use of 3M, Essentris, AHLTA, DHMRSi & affiliated MHS systems and confer with IT regarding coding issues affecting West Point's IPSRs (Rounds). Apply knowledge of Trcare billing and remain abreast of Medicare as well as commercial payer rules for billables. Deliver analyses as directed and develop Standard Operating Procedure instructions for coder use. Maintain accreditation of certifications for professional and military standards. Participate in hospital functions voluntarily as well as mandatory (MASCAL) for safety and efficient departmental performance. Remain professional and courteous throughout all written and verbal communications.

Western Connecticut Medical Group

08/2014 – 11/2016

Medical Coder and Biller

Independently as well as a member of the Primary Care Coding Team, assure accurate completion of coding for all assigned patient records with abstracting duties and knowledge of classification coding reference materials and their updates both manually and with computer assisted coding applications. Update registration data and scrubbing claims within the scope of performance to assist in clean claim submissions.

Ensured accurate and timely Pathology and Cytology coding for maximum reimbursement.

Successfully coordinate with different personnel within and outside of the organization to ensure proper payment and superb patient satisfaction.

Applied consistent and reliable electronic capabilities with Greenway, Caretracker, ATHENA, Invision, Soarian, Centricity PM and 3M.

Proved willingness to learn and assist with transition of multiple satellite office onboarding from various PM systems to WCHN system while maintaining monthly close dates.

Michael F. Gioscia MD; FACOG – Vascular and General Surgery

244 Westchester Ave

White Plains, NY 10604


01/11 – 05/11 Medical Billing / Receptionist

Effectively managed electronic schedule (surgery and office), busy phones, new patient eligibility, pre-certifications, pre-determinations, insurance authorizations, patient communications and inquiries. Advanced to medical billing continued responsibilities of front desk in addition to entering billing charges on GE Centricity PM, collections from patients as well as numerous third party entities (Medicare / Empire BCBS / Worker’s Comp – NYS Ins Fund / Aetna / Hudson Valley Healthcare / Cigna).

Citigroup Inc. 380 Greenwich Street New York, New York

08/93 – 07/99 AVP – Sales Practice / Mutual Funds Analyst – Compliance Department

Demonstrated investigative, analytical, and critical thinking skills through daily reviewing and addressing sales practice issues for fraudulent conduct regarding broker sales of stocks and mutual funds. Required my ability to work independently, follow through and handle multiple tasks/special projects simultaneously. Maintained superior collaboration and interpersonal communication skills, flexibility and responsiveness dealing with multiple professionals, Branch Managers and colleagues.

Proven, excellent documentation, communication and presentation skills rectifying issues and offering solutions while getting the client the best possible vehicle for their money and stated objective.

Assisted co-workers in a managerial status, training and productivity.

Smith Barney Harris Upham & Co, Inc West 34th Street

New York, New York Subsidiary of Citigroup (Travelers Insurance Company)

02/91 – 08/93 Junior Accountant

Timely payments of Federal, FICA, State and Local payroll taxes. State Unemployment Insurance preparation and payments. General Ledger analysis of accounts at month-end constant statistical analysis.

Consistent research of Tax Law modifications and utilized knowledge. Communication with Federal and State agencies. Implementation of Tax related special projects.

Quarterly and Annual W-2 reconciliations.

06/89 – 02/91 Payroll Assistant

Responsible for all aspects of monthly and bi-weekly pay cycles for 8,000 plus employees. Identification, research and correction of out-of-balance conditions.

Evaluate and compute retroactive pay for new hire analysis.

Process Federal and State Tax forms. Contact for personal inquiries.

Quality assurance for W-2 information. Free form Account Executive salary processing.

Human Resource assistant and special check request processing and configuration for Managing Directors, Account Executives, Exempt / Non-Exempt/ Part-Time Employees.

Affiliations: American Association of Professional Coders - White Plains Chapter, Education Officer 2011. 2009: NHA: Certified Billing Coding Specialist.

References: Available upon request.

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