Patient Billing Specialist

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Posted On:
Closing On:
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
Saturday, June 8th, 2019
Education: High School & Medical Billing Certification
Duration: Permanent
Travel: None

Job Description:

Responsible for collecting, posting and managing account payments.  Also responsible for submitting claims and following up with insurance companies.

Essential functions:

  • Prepare and submit clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper.
  • Answer questions from patients, clerical staff and insurance companies.
  • Identify and resolve patient billing complaints.
  • Prepare, review and send patient statements.
  • Evaluate patient's financial status and establish budget payment plans.  Follow and report status of delinquent accounts.
  • Review accounts for possible assignment and make recommendations to the Billing Supervisor; also prepare information for the collection agency.
  • Perform daily backups on office computer system.
  • Perform various collection actions including contacting patients by telephone, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.
  • Process payments from insurance companies and prepare a daily deposit.
  • Participate in educational activities and attend monthly staff meetings.
  • Conduct self in accordance with PB LLC employee manual.
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality; adhere to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of medical billing/collection practices.
  • Knowledge of insurance verification practices.
  • Computer skills such as Word, Excel, Internet, Web denis, Csnap, Data Entry, CPT and ICD10.
  • Knowledge of business office procedures.
  • Knowledge of basic medical coding and third-party operating procedures and practices.
  • Ability to operate a computer and basic office equipment.
  • Ability to operate a mult-line telephone system.
  • Skill in answering a telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, fellow employees and the public.
  • Must be well organized and detail-oriented.
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