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Dadiva Bobiles, CCS-P

631 Thompson Avenue, Winthrop Harbor, Illinois 60096, 847-872-2055

Work experience

Jun 2010Present

Office/Coder Specialist

United Hospital System

Codes surgical procedures and E & M services using CPT and ICD-9 codes

Answers coding and/or billing questions from physicians, clinical and clerical staff

Conducts ongoing audit of E & M documentation and level of service

Communicates with insurance companies with prior authorizations and patient benefits

Communicates with physicians regarding documentation issues

Specialties: Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery

Oct 2000Dec 2009

Medical Coder

Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch

Coded surgical procedures and E & M services using CPT and ICD-9 codes

Answered coding and/or billing questions from physicians, clinical and clerical staff

Conducted ongoing audit of E & M documentation and level of service

Coordinated with satellite sites to track and obtain medical records for timely billing

Specialties: Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery (Spine), Endovascular, Physiatry

Feb 1998Sep 2000

Coding and Billing Analyst

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

Coded surgical procedures and E & M services using CPT and ICD-9 codes

Communicated with insurance companies regarding outstanding surgical claims

Appealed insurance underpayments and denials on surgical claims resulting in additional payments

Identified and resolved issues related to billing and collection process

Specialties: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Sep 1997Jan 1998

Billing Coordinator

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

Coded Plastic and Reconstructive surgical procedures using CPT and ICD-9 codes

Assisted Vascular Surgery with Blood Flow billing - verified charge codes, diagnosis, patient demographics

Assisted General Surgery with coding breast procedures using CPT and ICD-9 codes

Feb 1996Jan 1997

Collection Follow-up Representative

Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation

Performed duties to reduce A/R days and increase revenue for the Department of Surgery

Appealed underpaid claims for additional payments

Identified issues related to the collection process

Collected over $1 million in additional payments through appeals

Education

Sep 2002Present

AHIMA, Chicago, Illinois

Certified Coding Specialist Physician-Based (CCS-P)