Melissa Fulk, the Billing and Insurance Specialist of Porterfield Family Chiropractic, grew up in Hammond, but currently lives in Valparaiso. She and her husband Todd have three sons together, Karac, Keegan, and Kevin.
Melissa attended college at Davenport College, where she obtained a degree to become a medical assistant. She then took on an internship at Franciscan - St. Anthony's Hospital in Crown Point before she was offered a job at Porterfield Family Chiropractic.
“I have been there since the beginning, which was just over three years ago” said Fulk.
Melissa started working upfront in the office and was doing billing and insurance on the side. "However, due to the growth of Porterfield Chiropractic - which is awesome I must add - I am now strictly just doing billing and insurance.”
On a day-to-day basis, Melissa is interacting with a multitude of customers while processing insurance and billing paperwork.
“My daily tasks include insurance, billing, patient statements, following up on claims, collections, and visiting with the patients in between, whenever I can."
“I love seeing the patients. Seeing the patients grow, watching them become healthier without needing medication or surgery, and seeing positive results is so rewarding. The office has a very family-like atmosphere, which makes working so much fun,” she continued.
Outside of working, Melissa enjoys spending time with her family and hiking at the Dunes with her family and friends. She also stays very busy watching her three boys play sports, which include baseball, lacrosse, and football.
In addition to working at Porterfield Family Chiropractic, Melissa also donates time helping with Porter County Storm baseball as well as Chesterton High School lacrosse and football.
Melissa decided to stay in Northwest Indiana solely due family, but she also really enjoys the variety of seasons we experience here.
“I like having the 4 different seasons, but mainly because all my family is still in this area.”
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