My current NHA Medical Billing and Coding Certification, along with my recent completion of the Medical Records/Medical Billing and Coding program at The University of Phoenix, and my prior experience as an LPN has effectively prepared me for this position. I am detailed oriented, poses excellent oral and written communication skills, precise analytical and interpretive skills, strong organizational and time management skills, and astute interpersonal skills. I am proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Windows 10 with vast medical terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, and Pharmacology base with contextual knowledge of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS code sets and experience working with EHRs via NextGen, Epic, and Optum Pro while adhering to HIPAA, HITECH, Fair Debt Collection Act, and False Claims Act rules, regulations, and guidelines as they relate to medical claims processing and timely claims submission.
University of Phoenix10/2015-09/2020Associates Degree
Associates Program for Medical Records/Medical Billing and Coding Specialist. Curriculum incorporated The National Healthcareer Association(NHA), providing a professional edge. NHA study guides and practice test were made available throughout the course with an opportunity to take the NHA CBCS Certification Exam upon completion. Students were also introduced to the technical aspects of medical insurance, billing, coding and claims processing. Ethical issues, HIPAA rules, regulations, and guidelines were also emphasized. Students were provided a thorough understanding of Anatomy, Physiology, Disease processes, and Medical Terminology. Upon program completion, students will be prepared to implement and execute their knowledge and understanding of the insurance and billing processes and procedures.
The Regional Medical Center at Memphis Practical Nursing Program09/1994- 09/1995Associates Degree
An Associates Nursing program that prepared nursing students to sit for The state board NCLEX examination by providing students with information about the history of nursing, the roles and responsibilities of the licensed practical nurse within the contemporary healthcare team, the appropriate settings in which LPN’s practice, the components of the nursing process, critical thinking, the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship and effective communication skills needed to communicate with the patient, family members and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
Hamilton High School09/1988- 05/1991Diploma
High school curriculum which included all studies necessary for competency and graduation requirements.
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