Education

• Associate Degree in Insurance Billing and Coding, Herzing University
• Medical Billing Certificate, University of Akron
• Associate Degree in Social Services Technology, University of Akron.

Overview

Industry Experience
Cheryl is an Accounts Receivable Specialist on our Healthcare A/R Team. She comes with a wealth of knowledge in the medical billing industry with experience in the following specialties; Neurology, Pain Medicine, ENT, Cardiovascular, Oncology, Orthopedic, DME, Physical Therapy, Urology, Mental Health, Podiatry, and Chiropractic. Her experience includes account reconciliations, appeals, corrective claims, denials, rejections, medical necessity, diagnosis and procedure matching, payment posting, authorizations, coordination of benefits, and collections. She has experience working with numerous payer categories such as Medicare, Medicaid, worker's compensation, commercial carriers and personal injury insurance companies. In addition, she has experience credentialing providers with commercial, Medicare and Medicaid insurance companies.

Technical Expertise
Cheryl has experience with many different practice management and EHR systems such as Epic, Centricity, NextGen, Office Ally, Kareo, E-Z Claim, Collaborate MD, Therapy Notes, WebPT, Practice Fusion, etc. She also has experience with many different clearinghouse and provider websites such as Availity, Optum, Navinet, EDI Insight, Waystar, Change Healthcare and Rycan. Cheryl has assisted providers with training on their current practice management and/or electronic health record programs. She has also assisted providers with their transition from one software system to implanting another, which included data merger and practice setup.

Upcoming speaking engagements

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In the community

• American Academy of Professional Coders, 2020
• Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Community Recovery Support Planning  Council, 2013-2018