Chaya Rachel Levin Inpatient and Outpatient Medical Coder
firstname.lastname@example.org 720- 387-6031
Certified Risk Adjustment Coder
Medical Coder- Scala, LLC- 2018-present- Determine appropriate ICD-10-CM diagnosis code – inpatient, outpatient and Skilled Nursing Facilities. Confirm level of E/M. Select appropriate CPT code for procedures. Volunteered to help billing department during Covid-19 pandemic. Verified patient insurance on AHCCS website. Created an educational handout for provider’s documentation for smoking cessation counseling guidelines. Took charge of updates to ICD-10-CM codes on superbills. Updated coder/auditor manual for current and future employees. Produced educational handout for providers regarding documentation requirements for Telemedicine visits.
Refund Reconciliation Specialist Centura Health- 2016 to 2017 - Responsible for in-depth audit of self-pay refund checks requested by client during the transition from Meditech to Epic. In charge of reconciling insurance refund checks with patient account and ensuring proper documentation. Implemented new refund check system increasing efficiency 5%. Uncovered and resolved IT issue improving operational security. Streamlined AP systems regarding account numbers checks not populating on report. Discovered and resolved AP problem saving approximately one hundred fifty thousand dollars in first year. Trained and supervised associates and summer interns.
Correspondence Associate Centura Health - 2015 to 2016 – Ensured appropriate recipients received documents in timely fashion. Streamlined AP reporting function. Doubled own production time within ninety days of being hired.
Anesthesia Documentation Specialist Crestone Practice Solutions - 2014 to 2015 – Responded to attorney requests for medical billing records. Generated patient billing statements and processed patient payment credit payments. Prepared patient refund requests. Identified and resolved workflow problems regarding entry of patient insurance information and demographics; helped to implement solution of only appropriate personnel updating patient information. Developed more efficient process of pulling primary EOBs to send with HCFA 1500 forms to appropriate insurance carrier. Created spreadsheets to properly identify and resolve ambiguous billing codes reducing processing time 15% and increased accuracy.
Customer Service Representative VCA Southeast Area Animal Hospital - 2011 to 2014- Resolved financial disputes. Reconciled daily cash receipts. Triage all telephone calls and walk in emergencies, manage client communications. Worked with clients on non-medical issues. Managed record keeping. Assisted with conversion to new veterinary software. Spearheaded campaign to update and file old records resulting in increased storage space and easier access to old client records. Awarded recipient for outstanding team member client service satisfaction.
Community Animal Hospital - 2007 to 2011 - Responsible for ensuring smooth running of office operations. Reviewed invoices with clients and processed payments. Resolved financial disputes. Responsible for inventory control and vendor payments. Prioritized all telephone calls and walk in emergencies, book all client appointments. Ensured proper filing of all records.
College of Notre Dame of Maryland, BA
Certifications/Licenses: CRC; CPC
Additional Information Skills: Familiar with Epic, Practice Fusion, Cerner, Point Click Care, DMS Meditech, and Billing Bin- a proprietary system developed by Crestone Practice Solutions for streamlining all aspects of medical billing and coding