Medical Billing Specialist
Arlington Urgent Care Columbus, OH
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Summary: Responsible for collecting, posting, and managing account payments. Responsible for charge entry, insurance denials, submitting claims, clearing house rejections, and following up with insurance companies.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Two (2) years’ previous experience as a medical biller or in a related healthcare administrative position
- Knowledge of medical billing/collection practices and basic coding
- Good communication and language skills required
- Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
- Self-motivated and self-directed; able to work without supervision
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of billing software a plus
- Strong customer service skills and comfortable answering both patient and insurance company questions
- Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
- All employees must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United States.
- Knowledge of insurance guidelines including HMO/PPO, Medicare, Tricare, and other payers’ requirements and practice management systems.
- Competent use of computer systems, software, and 10 key calculators.
- Familiarity with CPT and ICD-10 Coding.
- Effective communication abilities for phone contacts with insurance payers to resolve issues.
- Customer service skills for interacting with patients regarding medical claims and payments, including communicating with patients
- Ability to work well in a team environment. Being able to manage priorities, delegate tasks if needed
- Problem-solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, denials, appeals, collections
- Knowledge of medical terminology and basic accounting and bookkeeping procedures.
- Maintaining patient confidentiality as per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
- Ability to multitask.
- Posts charges, insurance and patient payments.
- For patients with coverage by more than one insurer, prepares and submits secondary claims upon processing by primary insurer.
- Obtaining referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures.
- Reviewing patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtaining any missing information.
- Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing.
- Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe.
- Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
- Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary.
- Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances.
- Reviewing accounts for insurance of patient follow-up.
- Researching and appealing denied claims.
- Answering patient or insurance telephone inquiries
- Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts.
- Updating cash spreadsheets and running collection reports.
- In addition to these general duties, an individual employer may request that you perform. other duties that fit with your training and background experience or provide further training for new duties.
- Follows HIPAA guidelines in handling patient information.
- May periodically create insurance or patient aging reports using the medical practice reporting module. These reports are used to identify unpaid insurance claims or patient accounts.
- May have to verify patient benefits eligibility and coverage.
- Ability to look up ICD 10 diagnosis and CPT treatment codes from online service or using traditional coding references.
- Listens respectfully, gives feedback directly, honestly and talks with others to clarify differences.
- Utilizes appropriate services when needed to communicate with employees and patients with speech and hearing disorders.
- Demonstrates a willingness to look at new ideas and work in a changing environment.
- Understands, verbalizes and participates in the quality improvement process.
- Supports initiatives designed to improve individual and organizational performance.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $14.00 - $20.00 per hour
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