Tyra S. Simmons 1407 Linden Blvd Apt 4G Brooklyn, NY 11212 (347) 886-7637 tsimmons61@yahoo.

com Objective: To obtain a position with a company to utilize my legal and medical experience to contribute success to your company. Work Experience Forster & Garbus, LLP 2008- 2009 Legal Secretary/OSC Calendar Clerk Prepared legal documents for Outside Counsel Attorneys for upcoming court dates. Meeting deadlines for upcoming court calendars cases. Handled high volume of incoming calls from attorneys and judges pertaining to court issues. Assisted paralegals with MSJ’s, OTSC, RJI’s, Oppositions, Affidavits and contact letters. Upload data in AS400 system from debtor’s inquiries in reference to credit cards, mortgages, card loans, etc. Healthcare Partners IPA, Garden City, NY 2006-2008 Administration Assistant/Customer Service Accountable for resolving claims, authorizations and other related inquiries from providers, members and health plan representatives. Data entry related into E-Z Cap systems. Basic understanding of medical terminology, CPT and ICD-9 coding. Generate letters regarding balance billing issues and follows up with providers to obtain resolution. Harte-Hanks Inc. Pennsauken, NJ 2005-2006 Customer Service Representative Customer service for Blue Cross Blue Shield and Medicare members. Handled and resolve issues promptly, accurately via phone, internet and mail/fax. Navigated through multiple systems to investigate and research inquiries. Resolved inquiries by performing claims adjustments, updated records, and sending appropriate correspondence. Knockout Pest Control, Uniondale, NY 2004-2005 Administration /Customer Service Representative Prepared legal documents for attorneys and realtors for purchasing and selling homes. Processed judgment documents against home owners. Scheduled appointments for clients for pest control. Maintained daily summaries and reports using Microsoft office to meet schedule deadlines. Atlante Security Group, Westbury, NY 2003-2004 Administration Assistant/Receptionist Responsible for processing applications for NYS Dept. of Licensing Services. Handled incoming calls for the president of the company. Recorded accurate time for NYS DOL services. Implemented excel for payroll inquires, filing, emails, mailing, faxing. HIP/ Manhattan Mental Health, NY, NY

1999-2003 Senior Clerk Typists Processed referrals for services related to mental health and control substance abuse. Prepared caseloads, answered high volume of incoming calls regarding insurance and scheduled appointments. Inputted data entry in Putty system. Education NY Career Institute NY, NY School of Court Reporting, Mt Laurel, NJ 2002-2005 Coursework: Taking dictations, Paralegal courses, transcribing notes, medical terminology, legal terminology, typing, and stenography. Blake Business School, NY 1995-1997 Graduated from Medical Assistance Program Coursework: Vital signs, Phlebotomy, EKG, Lab testing, Completed Internship at Harlem Hospital Rehabilitation Center. Skills Basic knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding, type 55 wpm, data entry, billing , excellence in Microsoft Office 98, 2003, 2007, Internet, Stenography, Dictations, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.

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