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Sandra A Bell

Name : Sandra A Bell
Experience : 36
Specialty : Hospitalist Billing,Skilled Nursing Facility,
Location : Meridian,ID
Description :

Sandra A Bell has thirty year record of achievement in medical billing, coding, collecting, written appeals, and education in the health-care industry.


  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers, staff and professional peers
  • Skilled at independent problem-solving and negotiating with insurance companies
  • Results-driven professional with self-confidence, integrity, and commitment to customer service excellence


  • Electronic medical records scanning and preparation
  • Inpatient and Outpatient Coding
  • Release of Information
  • Abstracting
  • Record deficiency analysis
  • Reimbursement Specialist – Billing Department  
  • Account analysis, billing third party insurances, auditing charts, research denied claims
  • Written appeal letters to insurance companies
  • Detail oriented, high level problem solving, analytical and investigational skills
  • Resolving billing edits including coding, charging and billing issues.
  • Working knowledge Medicare/Medicaid regulations, CMS documentation standards. 
  • Verification of insurance, prior authorizations
  • Cash posting, Reconciling reimbursements, follow-up and research reimbursement issues.
  • Coder, Auditor, Billing & Collection Specialist 
  • Coding – Obstetric Care and Surgical procedures, Evaluation & Management visits,
  • Retrospective claims and coding audits to include documentation, billing, payments,  compliance
  • Prior authorization and verification of insurance
  • Billing insurance (electronic and paper claims)
  • 95% recoupment of denied claims – negotiating with insurance companies on telephone and sending written appeal letters       
  • Reduced days out in revenue cycle by writing a 90 day credit policy for self pay  accounts and negotiating payment arrangements with clients
  • Cash posting, reconciling reimbursements
  • Medical Information Specialist, Billing Clerk, Financial Representative, Registrar and Cashier  
  • Demonstrated strong time management skills performing and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Coding, post charges, register patients, answer telephones, schedule appointments, and verify insurance benefits
  • Release of information, requesting records, assembly of medical oncology charts, filing
  • Reconcile reimbursements
  • Collections – Increased cash flow with timely insurance follow-up, corrected billings and written appeal letters
  • Assisted customers applying for indigent programs- Social Security, Counties and Medicaid
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Assisted physicians, hospital staff, patients and insurance company representatives


  • Associate of Applied Sciences- Rasmussen College, Bismark, North Dakota
  • Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT)
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)


  • American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)
  • American Academy of Professional Coders- (AAPC)

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