Medical Billing Specialist

Part-time Billing Specialist Job Description

Billing Specialist Job Purpose: Be an ambassador for our office. Let our mission to take care of all patients as if they were friends or family members drive how you perform your job duties. Perform medical billing and collection activities for the practice and assist patients in understanding their financial responsibility.

Job Duties:

  • Post patient and insurance payments
  • Research and resolve insurance and patient billing issues
  • Rebill corrected claims
  • Appeal denied claims
  • Follow up on appealed claims
  • Follow up on outstanding insurance A/R
  • Track Prolia/Evenity patients
  • Follow up on returned mail for statements/refunds/yearly reminders
  • Verify insurance coverage and benefits
  • Answer billing and insurance calls
  • Obtain precertification surgeries and procedures
  • Work credit balances and research refunds
  • Review/work delinquent patient balances
  • Occasionally fill in as receptionist scheduling appointments and answering phones
  • Maintains the privacy of patient information and security of all records
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing and following standards and procedures complying with legal regulations including OSHA, HIPAA and our office manual
  • Any other duties or responsibilities the clinical/managerial staff may assign from time to time when the need arise

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Experience (2 years minimum) in medical billing or health insurance company

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with patients, physicians, and co-workers in a tactful, informed and customer service-oriented manner
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work area and maintain accuracy of work despite multi-faceted task directions and interruptions
  • Knowledge of HMO/PPO, Medicare, and Third-Party billing requirements
  • Knowledge of CPT/ICD-10 coding
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Ability to efficiently submit claims
  • Knowledge of medical billing software (eClinicalWorks highly desirable)
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Effective communications skills
  • Effective research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Maintain professionalism
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $18.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All patients and staff are required to wear a mask at all times. All surfaces are sanitized throughout the day.

Experience:

  • Medical billing: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location

Posted
11/14/2021
Salary Range
$28,000.00 - 37,000.00
per Year
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Location
St. Louis, MO 63131, US
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