Specialty : Family Practice,General Surgery,Neurology,OB Gyn,Urology,
Location : Glorieta,NM
Deborah Harlow is a Certified Professional Coder credentialed through AAPC. Proficient in CPT, ICD9, HCPCS coding and modifier usage for various medical specialties. Accurately abstracts codes from operative reports.
Neurosurgery Specialty Coder—Extensive experience in coding neurosurgery procedures
Orthopedic Spine Coder—Familiar with coding complex spinal surgeries including kyphosis and scoliosis correction.
OB-GYN and GYN-Urology
Breast surgery; General Surgery
Good understanding of medical office management, all phases of revenue cycle, claim management, effective appeal letters, compliance, and contract negotiations.
Familiar with CMS (Medicare, Medicaid) regulations.
Extensive background in worker’s compensation, commercial, and liability insurance.
Paralegal degree—understanding of legal/medical issues.
Works closely with physicians and other staff to keep them apprised of coding updates, compliance, and other issues that affect reimbursement—good verbal and written communication skills.
Proven track record of working remotely and independently.
Consistently maximized reimbursement for medical practices I have worked for, as a result of knowledgeable claims management and successful insurance appeals.
Provided independent reviews for several medical practices of their insurance payments/EOB’s to determine how revenue is being lost, and provided solutions to those revenue losses.