Hi, My name is Kateryna Patskovska, CPB, AAPC Approved Instructor (CPB-I)
I am a certified medical biller as well as an AAPC Approved Instructor for Medical Billing (CPB-I). I have over 15 years of experience in Healthcare field serving in various positions: medical receptionist, medical biller, supervisor, Practice Manager, etc.
My current and past public speaking engagements include AMBA, SFHIMA chapter and various AAPC Chapters. As for my recorded AAPC CEU approved webinars, you will be able to find them in an online library of BC Advantage Magazine. I am also a published author in the AAPC HBM magazine (November 2021 Issue). If you are interested in my upcoming speaking engagements, please see my home page!
Currently, I work as an Out of Network Negotiator (MetroPlus Health)
I am also available for Webinars/Speaking Engagements and private Medical Billing Tutoring. Please contact me for scheduling.
Starting October 2007 and through the next 6 years, I worked for a Utilization Management Company- creating/processing OT/PT prior authorization cases. The experience within the company helped me acquire the knowledge of inner-workings of prior authorization part of the healthcare system.
In December of 2014, I joined the office of Dr. Celina P. John (Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology), where I worked as a Practice Manager, until June 2022. My duties included overseeing day to day operations of the office including: benefits investigation, reimbursement policies, prior authorizations, appeals, patient scheduling, training new and current staff, etc.
Since April 2019– I decided to narrow my focus to providing live training (various associations) for other certified professionals, as well as other administrative staff.
October 2021- Took AAPC CBP-I exam and passed, obtaining my AAPC Approved Instructor Certificate!
Although medical billing is fast paced, challenging field, I do try to keep myself current on all up-to-date healthcare news, regulations, government incentive programs, changes in medical billing and medical coding guidance. I always wanted to teach the next generation of medical billers and obtaining my AAPC Approved Instructor Certification in Medical Billing paved the way for me!
November 2021- Published an Article: Common Genetic Testing Types and Reimbursement Trends in AAPC Monthly HBM.
July of 2022- I joined Varsity Tutors
I joined as a SME on Medical Billing and currently tutor other students that are in healthcare field and are seeking CPB (AAPC) certification!
I joined NY MetroPlus Health as a Health Care Program Planner/Analyst.