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Poorna S Widanagama

Expertise In: Internal Medicine

Name : Poorna S Widanagama
Experience : 5
Specialty : Internal Medicine
Location : Jamaica,NY
Description :

Poorna S Widanagama is experienced Medical Billing Professional seeks full time position in a hospital environment.


  • 5 years of in medical insurance claims
  • Outstanding communication skills, oral and written
  • Thorough knowledge of medical billing
  • Detail oriented with a talent for organization.
  • Complete knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to create a positive customer experience
  • Knowledgeable with   Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Able to type  51 WPM


  • Follow up on surgery and office visits claims
  • Contact patients for copayments, deductibles and co-insurance amounts
  • Check patients’ eligibility
  • Perform all aspects of medical billing according to government hospital regulations
  • Preparing, correcting and resubmitting from our collection agency’s denial claims on daily basis
  • Rebilling and researching unbilled reports on timely manner
  • Researched on compliance and radiology audit reports
  • Ensured that appropriate consent is obtained for information to be released for sensitive diagnosis
  • Processed  patients’ copayments
  • Trained new employees in all aspects of billing. 
  • Performed  medical billing and posted payments
  • Maintained Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurances regarding denials.
  • Collected  and  verified  patients’ insurance information
  • Performed aging reports
  • Assisted front desk operations
  • Analyzed  medical charts
  • Reassembled medical records and scanned medical records into the system.


  • Monroe College, Bronx, NY( with honors) -
    Major: Health Services Administration; GPA 3.97
  • Interboro Institute, Flushing, NY(with Honors) -
    Major: Medical Office Technology, GPA 3.90