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Medical Billing Specialist

Marietta,Georgia

Sindu Chenampara Research Assistant Marietta, GA 30066 sindu.chenampara@gmail.com 248-635-7713 3+ years of experience representing various roles in health care industries.  Proven administrative assistant experience  Knowledgeable of office management systems and procedures  Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work  Attention to detail and problem solving skills  Excellent written and verbal communication skills  Strong organizational and planning skills  Proficiency in MS Office
Work Experience Clinical Research Assistant DC Pulmonary – Marietta, GA August 2018 to Present
• Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certified • IATA Certified • Collect and analyze data • Recruit and/or interview subjects • Maintain accurate records of interviews, safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary • Provide ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researcher and/or supervisor • Manage and respond to project related email • Prepare, maintain and update website materials • Develop or assist in the development of interview schedules; contact potential subjects to introduce and explain study objectives and protocol and to arrange interviews, either in person or by telephone • Review and edit data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follow up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected • May set up, calibrate and maintain laboratory and/or field research equipment, as specified by the requirements of the study • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned Clinical Research Assistant Marietta Rheumatology Associates – Marietta, GA April 2018 to July 2018 Monitor clinical trials and take notes on activities Ensure compliance with all clinical trial protocols Enter clinical research data into appropriate fields
Transfer data from paper formats via computer, recorders, or scanners Organize spreadsheets with large numbers Curate data directly from clinical research Oversee clinical site activities Prepare correspondence, documentation, or presentation materials on findings Draft informed consents for trials Audit research trials Medical Coder and Biller/PA Rep/Check Out Clerk/Marketing for Office Marietta Rheumatology Associates – Marietta, GA April 2017 to April 2018 ● Advanced experience with E-Clinicals program.   ● Performs posting charges and completion of claims to payers in a timely manner.  ● Submit billing data to insurance providers.  ● Work claims and denial claims to ensure maximum reimbursement for services provided.  ● Perform Medicare reviews and audits.  ● Implement, and maintain and report on programs initiated by the practice.  ● Logged all charges related to infusions performed on patients.  ● Submitted Pre-Authorizations for medications for patients  ● Called insurance companies and followed up on medication PA’s.   ● Submitted PA’s for infusions and injections related to rheumatology.  ● Answered phone calls and assisted patients with their needs  ● Collected co-pays and deductibles during check out.  ● Sent out fliers and referral packets to doctors offices to help market the office and a new doctor. Certified Pharmacy Technician Meridian Rx – Detroit, MI June 2012 to October 2012 Managed drug dispensing limits for Meridian’s customers.  ● Assisted in developing our customers’ health care plans drug formulary/medication tiers.  ● Helped encourage the use of lower-cost medications, including generics, without compromising clinical effectiveness.  ● Followed up on medication requiring prior authorizations, step therapy plans.  ● Assisted in developing a list of medications covered under customers’ health care plans and their copay amounts.  ● Mentored junior members and coached trainee staff.  ● Program managed internal initiatives in a matrixed environment, ensuring milestones and deliver at expected dates.  ● Adapted quickly to build prescription expertise within the team for Medicare plans A, B and D and Medicaid.    We used rule-based programs, to help reduce duplicate prescription and medication usage. My primary responsibility was, to make sure that our customers and their employers have access to the best therapy for the lowest cost, without sacrificing effectiveness.
Certified Pharmacy Technician Rite Aid – Shelby, MI June 2009 to September 2011 Prepared prescriptions for medications; provided patients with information on drugs.  ● Labeled and packaged various prescriptions; provided essential support to pharmacists.  ● Maintained insurance records; filed insurance claims and gained legal knowledge of patient-privacy issues.  ● Math-conversions and calculations  ● Pharmacy procedures Health Unit Coordinator Parkland Hospital – Dallas, TX January 2007 to April 2008 Prepared special documents such as birth/death certificates;  ● Maintained patient charts and records; Coordinated patient activities for the unit;  ● Graphed the temperature, pulse, and blood pressure readings for patients;  ● Transcribed medical orders and completed admission and discharge forms;  ● Coordinated communication between medical staff and patients Surgical Unit Secretary Plano Medical Center – Plano, TX August 2005 to May 2006 Filed and scheduled surgeries  ● Dealt with incoming and outgoing e-mails  ● Scheduled meetings for doctors and managers  ● Assisted family members of patients with any questions
Education Medical Billing and Coding Program CareerStep Institute August 2016 to Present Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Oakland University April 2012
Skills
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, E-Clinical, EPIC, (3 years), Phlebotomy (Less than 1 year), Perform EKG/ECG (1 year)
Certifications/Licenses Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT) February 2012 to February 2014

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