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Donna Laster Medical Billing Specialist

Name : Donna Laster
Experience : 19
Specialty : Urology, Sleep Disorder, Durable Medical Equipment, Internal Medicine & Cardiology
Location : Kennett,MO
Description :

Donna Laster has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. She has received a certificate in Administrative Medical Assistant with Medical Billing/Coding with Medical Terminology, also received National Certification for CBCS (Certified Billing and Coding Specialist) and CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) through National Healthcareer Association. 

Skills:

  • MOSS (Medical Office Simulation Software) –Brightree--
  • CPSI Software--Researching Medical Necessity—NCCI Edits –
  • ICD 9 Coding and CPT Coding
  • Managing a Dictation Machine – Scanner – Fax Machine
  • Excellent communication and Writing Skills
  • Knowledge regarding HIPAA Regulations

Professional Experience:

  • Has billed for four clinics- Urology-Cardiology-Internal Medicine
  • Code all Physician services – Surgery – Outpatient Services – Clinical
  • Data Entry/Follow-up with Insurance/Verify Insurance    
  • View Electronic Medical Records for Coding
  • Billed Sleep Studies electronically/Coding/Managed all Patient/Collections                   
  • Prepared Patient Charts/ Filing / Release of Information/Medical Records
  • Prepared Deposits
  • On occasion, billed commercial insurance DME 
  • Interviewed clients and prepared applications for Food Stamps, Temporary Assistance and Medical Assistance according to income/assets applying State Regulations for Disbursement of Low Income Benefits      
  • Reinvestigations of applicants per State Policies  
  • Managed Caseload of approximately 400 cases
  • Telephone Contacts/Educating Clients of Services 
  • Answered telephone/Front Desk Reception/Prepared Patient Charts/Filing/Collections     
  • Release of Information-Medical Records/Billing/Managed Patient Accounts/Coding
  • Ordered Supplies
  • Typed Dictation 
  • Assisted Doctor with procedures/prescriptions/Surgery Scheduling 
  • Prepared Deposits

Education:

National Certification – CBCS and CMAA – National Healthcareer Association 

Sikeston Career and Technology Center – Administrative Medical Specialist and Medical
Billing/Coding with Medical Terminology

Twin Rivers Regional Hospital – Medical Terminology Course

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