Yeo & Yeo Medical Billing & Consulting is pleased to announce that Denise Garrett has earned the Certified Professional Biller (CPB®) Credential. The CPB credential recognizes Garrett’s knowledge in maintaining all aspects of the revenue cycle, particularly patient and payer billing and collections.
The CPB designation is awarded to medical billing professionals who, through rigorous examination and experience, have proven knowledge of submitting claims compliant with government regulations and private payer policies. CPBs are expected to follow up on claim statuses, resolve claim denials, submit appeals, post payments and adjustments, and manage collections. To earn the credential, Garrett passed a comprehensive exam covering topics including the application of payer policies, compliance rules, healthcare regulations, CPT® procedure codes, HCPCS Level II procedure and supply codes, and ICD-10-CM diagnosis codes.
“Denise is a distinguished member of our team,” said Yeo & Yeo Medical Billing & Consulting President Kati Krueger. “Earning the CPB credential is an accomplishment that underscores her unwavering dedication, extensive knowledge, and the multitude of credentials she has acquired over the years to help better serve our clients. Her passion for her work and her drive to improve her skills continue to set her apart as a leader in her field.”
Garrett is a billing manager with more than 20 years of medical billing and coding experience. She holds many credentials, including the Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®), Certified Professional Compliance Officer (CPCO™), Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA®), Certified Outpatient Coder (COC), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), and Certified General Surgery Coder (CGSC). Her areas of specialization include coding diagnoses, services, and procedures for physician practices, as well as meeting the business needs of healthcare entities through finding operational efficiencies, staff training, and technology solutions. Garrett serves on the national board of directors of the American Academy of Professional Coders Chapter Association (AAPCCA). She is also a member of the National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists.
Garrett said that continuous learning and earning credentials like the CBP have helped her elevate the level of service she can provide to clients. “I continue to stay current with new developments in medical billing and gain knowledge in all areas of revenue cycle management, so I am armed with the tools necessary to help our healthcare clients succeed.”