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CPC - A completed medical coding and billing program

Cincinnati, OH, 45213
April 30, 2021

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Tammy L. Hawkins

**** **** ****** *****, ***. F, Cincinnati, OH 45213

Cell: 513-***-****



Want to begin a career as a medical coding professional using my knowledge of insurance billing, diagnosis and procedure coding, and medical terminology. Skilled data entry excellence and proficiency with an eye for detail in a wide range of commonly used medical and standard administrative applications and software.


Reisenfeld & Associates, LLC: Cincinnati, OH

Paralegal – judgment department, September 2016 to April 2020

Reviewed title work

Prepared OH judgment pleadings

Utilized CaseAware to input case information – docketing Answers and updating file parties

Updated case steps in firm’s client systems – LPS, Lenstar, Tempo and Vendorscape

Set hearing and deadline steps for firm’s files

Gerner & Kearns Co., LPA: Fort Wright, KY

Legal Assistant – judgment specialist, July 2014 to May 2015

Reviewed title work

Utilized CaseAware to input case information – docketing Answers and reviewing incoming mail related to the file

Prepared OH and IN judgment pleadings

Updated case steps in firm’s client systems – LPS, NDS, Lenstar and Vendorscape

Lerner, Sampson & Rothfuss Co., LPA: Cincinnati, OH

Paralegal III, December 1996 to May, 2014

Prepared various legal documents mainly focusing on Complaints, Judgment Entries and Confirmation Entries

Conducted research & skip traces to obtain case participant information

Contacted County Judges, Clerks, Auditors & Treasurers to discuss cases and requirements for pleading submissions.

Reviewed title work for information pertinent to document preparation, including lien elimination and inclusion

Assisted with the development of new processes and workflow splits to improve efficiency

Trained & mentored coworkers

Assisted with the implementation of a paperless system


Successfully completed the online Medical Billing & Coding Program, Career Step, November 2020:

Coded over 250 outpatient reports and inpatient records

Types of reports coded include: Consultations, Emergency Room reports, History and Physical reports, Laboratory reports, Operative reports, Physician Orders, Procedure Notes, Progress Notes, Radiology reports, and Pathology reports

Coded reports in the following specialties: E/M, Anesthesia, Pathology, Psychiatric, General Surgery, Radiology, Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Urology, ENT, Infectious Diseases, Respiratory, Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Plastic Surgery, Oncology, Orthopedics, OB/GYN, Trauma, etc.

Detailed ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS coursework (635+ hours) and hands-on ICD-10 coding and code set training

Familiarity with the AHA ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook

Extensive training in the biomedical sciences—medical terminology, advanced anatomy, advanced pathophysiology, physiology, and pharmacology

Training in HIPAA and HIM reimbursement processes (billing statements, CMS-1500 and UB-04 (5010) claim forms, MS-DRGs, etc.)

University of Cincinnati

Associate of Arts: Legal studies


Certified Professional Coder (CPC- A) - American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) #01851368

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