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Connie Ann Kennedy 5590 Spring Valley Rd.

, E101, Dallas, TX 75254 h: 214-221-0783 c: 214-546-6189 Expertise: Self-motivated, extremely detail oriented multi-tasker with strong p roblem solving and research capabilities. Experienced in office management and finance in the medical and banking industries. Adept at accounting, billing, col lections, payroll and payroll taxes, insurance verification and billing, and med ical transcriptions. Experience: August 2001 March 2010 Sleep Medicine Associates of TX, P.A., Dallas, TX Accounts Receivable Specialist: Multiple responsibilities included calling insu rance companies for benefits, obtaining referrals, pre-certifications, pre-deter minations for office visits, sleep studies, Cpap and Bi-pap medical equipment an d supplies and oral appliances. Maintained collections, including follow-up with insurance companies on problems with payment, sending collection letters and co llection calling on past due accounts. Wrote letters of appeal, on behalf of pat ients when insurance denied payment and acted as go-between for patients with th eir insurance carriers. Posted daily super bills for six physicians at three loc ations and reconciled the credit card payments as well as checks and cash paymen ts ensuring correct billing codes and diagnosis codes were used and all super bi lls were signed by the physicians. Posted insurance payments and discounts ensur ing payment of claims according to contracted fee schedule. Posted refund check s and other miscellaneous adjustments to maintain proper patient balances. Assis ted in the daily balancing and closing of the transactions and flow sheets, and assisted in the balancing and closing of the same reports at months end. Was ins trumental in auditing credit balances, determining if they belonged to the patie nt or insurance company, and mailed correspondence and refund checks to patients with credit balances resulting in reducing the aging of the accounts receivable . May 1999- June 2001 Southern Diagnostic Imaging, Jackson, MS Administrative Assistant to Owner and President: Multiple responsibilities inclu ded scheduling appointments for MRI procedures, check in, co-pay insurance, assi sting MRI Technicians in preparation of rooms and equipment, and assisting techn icians with patients during scans. Made financial deposits and transcribed medic al records on an emergency basis. Inventoried supplies and performed secretarial duties. Instrumental in establishing the verification of all insurance, workers compensation, and attorney liability cases. Established reconciliation of credi t card account, which resulted in the discovery of funds not previously credited to bank account January 1996-March 1999 HealthCare Partners, PLLC, Jackson, MS Office Manager: Managed medical office for psychiatrists and psychologists. Res ponsible for all financial and administrative affairs of the office which includ ed billing and collections for up to 500 patients with payables for two separate entities, prepared payroll for seven employees, and prepared corporate payroll tax returns. Prepared all financial statements for two CPA firms. Provided transcription for 3 to 4 physicians, maintained scheduling of patient a ppointments for an average of 200 patients, trained and supervised receptionists , ordered all supplies and answered up to 5 phone lines. Researched and computer ized a billing and collections system from previous accounts of two psychologist s resulting in recovery of considerable percentage of lost assets. November 1992-January 1996 Philip L. Scott, D.O., P. A, Lubbock, TX

Office Manager: Managed medical office for one physician. Responsible for all f inancial and administrative affairs of the office. Maintained billing and collec tions for up to 800 patients. Maintained payables, prepared payroll for employe es, and prepared all related corporate payroll tax returns. Supervised reception ist. Ordered all supplies. Prepared all financial statements for CPA firm. Resea rched prior years billing and collections records, made corrections, and compute rized all accounts. Employed under the name of Connie Northcut: October 1980-October 1992 Club Corporation of America, Inc., Da llas, TX Development Clubs Staff Accountant: Maintained financial records for 10 clubs (Country, City and Athletic) in pre and post-development stages. Paid all bills related to construction and start up costs, ensuring that established budgets we re maintained. Coordinated with Group Controller on financial standing and Line of Credit. Maintained payroll and related payroll tax returns, computerized memb ership roster and paid membership dues, reconciled all related bank accounts as well as all accounts receivable and payables. Provided corporate accounting for in-house architectural firm and in-house wholesale company. Reconciled accounts receivables and payables, all related bank accounts, and reconciled all accounts on 28-day accounting periods with year-end reconciliation. Paid all corporate b ills and loan payments for each club. Prepared related payroll tax returns. Prov ided support for bank reconciliation department by reconciling monthly bank stat ements with over 500 transactions which were previously unreconciled. Banking Employment: 1977-1979 First Security Bank, Coppell, TX Secretary to President 1971-1977 Wynnewood State Bank, Dallas, TX 1) New Accounts, 2) Credit Department Clerk, 3) Certificate of Deposit Secretary , 4) Loan Secretary 1968-1970 Hillcrest State Bank, Dallas, TX Check Printing Clerk Systems and Technology: Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Windows 7, Shrink Plus Version 5 for Windows, Quick en 4 for Windows, QuickBooks Version 5.0, Ten-Key, PCN

Education and Training: Accounting - Brookhaven Junior College, Dallas, TX, 1987 Collecting Healthcare Receivables - Jackson, MS, 3/25/97; 6 hrs. CEU. Specialty Roundtable Coding Guidelines for the Coding Connection - Jackson, MS; 1/21/97; 3 hrs. CEU; Sponsored by MSMA & AMA Financing & Practice Services, Inc . Medical Records. What Do I Do When? - Beverly Smallwood, Ph.D., MPA Convention, Biloxi, MS; 9/14 /96. Healthcare Cash Management Seminars, Inc. Insurance, Collections & Office Manag ement Course - Lubbock, TX; 8/10/93; 4 hrs. CEU. How To Be Better At The Front Desk - Lubbock, TX; 7/93; 6 hrs. CEU. Preparing for the Clinton Health Plan - Lubbock, TX; 7/14/93; 6 hrs. CEU. UpdateConfidentiality of Medical Record - Lubbock, TX; 2/16/93; 6 hrs. CEU. Spo nsored by the American Association of Medical Assistants.

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