Deborah Ballentine Surgery Precert

Bowling Green , KY

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Deborah Jo Ballentine

1875 Highland Church Road

Bowling Green, KY 42101

270-796-4163 home

270-202-2651  cell




EDUCATION:   Montgomery County High School

Morehead State University

Edgecombe Community College







Western Kentucky Orthopedics and Neurosurgical Associates

165 Natchez Trace Avenue

Bowling Green, KY 42103




Responsibilities include scheduling surgery for 10 surgeons and their patients, verifying insurance benefits and giving insurance estimates prior to surgery.    Contact surgery departments at both hospitals and confirm surgery cases.  I am responsible for contacting different vendors to have special equipment in place prior to surgery.  I file pre surgical procedure codes to insurance companies to see if precertification will be needed.  If precertification is needed I file all clinical information and testing for the precertification.  I am responsible for collecting payments prior to surgery.



Sumter Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dr. Michael A. McGinnis

1210 Wilson Hall Road

Sumter, SC  29150



Insurance Coordinator


I was responsible for contacting insurance companies to verify coverage and deductibles and maximums.  I contacted patients or responsible parties to go over insurance coverage and estimated amounts due prior to surgery.  I filed dental and medical insurance claims for our patients.  I also filed predeterminations to insurance companies to determine estimated amounts due prior to any oral surgery.  I was also responsible for accounts receivables and for issuing any statements to our patients for any outstanding balances in the office.  I also submitted outstanding balances not paid after 90 days to our collection agency.  I scheduled patients for oral surgery and went over pre- operative instructions.  I was also responsible for contacting insurance companies to discuss fee schedules for physician participation.





Central Convenience LLC

McMinnville, TN 37110




I was responsible for keeping the books for this company and entered data on a daily ledger.   I submitted new employee information to our accountant for year-end W-4’s.   I was also responsible for making Federal tax deposits, Sales Tax, Unemployment reports and processing the payroll for each store.




Downs Electrical Constructors, Inc.

Nashville, TN





Assisted superintendent with the ordering of all materials needed for Bridgestone expansion project.  I wrote purchase orders and received invoices for materials needed.  I was responsible for contacting vendors to obtain pricing for job site materials and office materials.  I was responsible for payroll hours and verified new employee hire information that was sent to main office in Nashville.  I also performed secretarial duties such as letters, created spreadsheets, answered phones and sent faxes.