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Barbara Cornwell

Name : Barbara Cornwell
Experience : 34
Specialty : Rheumatology, Orthopedic, Radiology & Wound Care
Location : Hollywood,CA
Description :

Barbara Cornwell has around 34 years of experience in the healthcare information system. Her experience includes 5 years as a Medicare Claims Examiner, 2 years as a group PPO/EPO health, dental, vision and RX Claims Examiner, 5 years as an inpatient hospital Health Information Technologist, 12 years of coding experience, 10 years of combined medical billing and follow-up experience.

Her recent job responsibilities required her to take the coding tests necessary for the company to obtain contracting with potential new clients.  Barbara has also performed quality control audits on the junior coders in the hierarchy of the company.

Skills:

  • Barbara Cornwell is efficient in using CPT, HCPCS, ICD-9 coding, Kareo and SequelMed medical billing systems, Aquarius document management system, and Misys PM System
  • Barbara is also competent in claims examining skills quantified at a level of 110% of expected production, and with a 98% quality rating

Experience:

Medical Coder -

  • Worked as the lead Medical Coder, responsible for CPT/HCPCS/ICD-9 coding from operative reports and charge tickets within (but not limited to) the following specialties:  Anaesthesiology, Breast Surgery, Burn Reconstruction, Cardiac Surgery, Ear, Nose & Throat, Emergency Medicine, Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiology, and Wound Care.

Medical Coder/Biller/Follow-up -

  • Performed all phases of billing duties, utilizing knowledge of medical terminology, coding and resubmission of denied claims for an office comprised of five Rheumatologists.  Extensive telephone contact with insurance carriers and patients to resolve claims payment issues. 

Health Information Technologist -

  • Inpatient Medical Records Coder. Executed daily operations of abstracting and ICD-9/CPT4 coding for all types of inpatient charts. Reviewed medical records for the completeness of clinical data, such as diseases, operations, procedures and therapies. Operated computer to process, store and retrieve health information.

Education:

  • Certified Professional Coder
  • AAPC – (however, her CPC credentials has been lapsed but if the position require these credentials, Barbara is willing to get another certification.)

Speciality:
She has worked in (but not limited to) - Anaesthesiology, Breast Surgery, Burn Reconstruction, Cardiac Surgery, Ear, Nose & Throat, Emergency Medicine, Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Radiology, Wound Care, and Rheumatology