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Healthcare Reimbursement Specialist

Birmingham, AL, 35215
September 03, 2008

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***A Sterling Circle NW

Birmingham, Alabama ****5


LATRICIA D. HUBBARD_________________________________________________________________________


Seeking a position in the medical field as a Reimbursement Specialist to utilize my experience and extensive knowledge in ICD-9 and CPT-4 Coding to maximum use.


Virginia College of Birmingham, Alabama January 2004 – July 2005

Honors Diploma in Medical Billing & Coding

Virginia College of Birmingham, Alabama August 2005 – March 2006

Associates of Applied Science in HealthCare Reimbursement


HealthCare Reimbursement

Medicare TriCare / Champas

Medicaid Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Alabama

VIVA HealthSpring Insurance of Alabama


Summary of Functional Skills

Medical Terminology LeonardoMD Software

Medical Coding I, II, & III Medical Manager Software

Medical Office Procedures Microsoft Excel Software

ICD-9 Coding Microsoft Office Software

CPT-4 Coding Microsoft Word Software

Evaluation & Management Coding MDr Practice Manager


Professional Experience

AL Employment (Temp Agency)

UAB Health Services Foundation

September 2006 – May 2008

Third Party Representative/Patient Accounting

Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, performs a variety of duties related to the third party recovery function of the MSO. Such duties include, but are limited the following: 1) Obtains claim status, 2) Receives and reviews

denials, 3) Performs data entry of charges and coding corrections 4) Processes and submits corrected claims and attachments 5) Receives and addresses calls from third party payers. Performs other duties as requested by supervisor.

Externship Site

January 2006 – March 2006

Nova Law M.D., Family Physician

Medical Insurance Biller

Responsible for maintaining a working knowledge of Federal Reimbursement regulations in order to analyze third party payer financial data and reports to insure maximum reimbursement with guidelines.

•Contributed to the companies bottom-line by generating profits in excess of $4 million dollars during my 3 month assignment.

Aletheia House (Substance Abuse Treatment & Prevention)

June 2006 – July 2006

Camp Aide

Participated extensively in the community by impacting the lives of more than 25 at risk youth during the eight week summer camp.

•Provided life skill classes to children to teach them how to make better choices in life.

Private Sitter/Nursing Assistant

March 2004 – April 2005

Mrs. Elizabeth Eshelman

Provided in home health care. Responsibilities include the following: Cleaned house, fixed food, administered medicine, transported to doctor’s appointment, bathed, assisted in and out of bed, wheelchair and car.

Montclair Orthopedic Surgeons

August 2003 – October 2003

Physician/ Medical Assistant

Responsible for providing private patient care through the clinic, including: rooming patients’, taking vital signs, pre-prep for injections and assisting practitioners with in-office procedures. In addition, coordinated care between outside agencies for example specialty clinics, laboratories and benefit programs.

BMC Montclair Hospital

February 2000 – August 2003

Patient Care Secretary

Responsible for providing receptionist duties and general office support. Maintained patient assignment list, make change notice in status of patients’ and log admissions and discharge of patients’ into Medical Record book.

•Provided exceptional customer service to patients’ which resulted in repeat business in excess of approximately of $100 million dollars.


Awards & Certifications

President’s List Spring 2006

Dean’s List Winter 2005

Certificate of Completion in HCPC Coding and E & M Codes Winter 2005

Certificate of Completion in Hospital Billing and UB92 Claim Forms Winter 2005

Certificate of Completion in Professional Billing / CMS 1500 Forms Winter 2005

HealthCare Reimbursement Association Spring 2006

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