“Become part of a team that everyday impacts the lives of cancer patients.”
OBJECTIVE OF THE POSITION: Billing Specialist I will be responsible for obtaining necessary patient information to submit on medical claims sent to insurance plans. They will make phone calls to insurance plans and facilities, accurately record information obtained in patient files, and submit claims and appeals to insurance on behalf of patients. Billing Specialist I will work closely with Customer Support Patient Advocates and Billing Team to ensure accurate information is recorded and billing concerns are addressed.
This role shall comply, at a minimum, with the responsibilities outlined in: • CLIA: Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) Requirements, Title 42 Code of Federal Regulations Part 493 • CAP: College of American Pathologists (CAP): All Common, General, Chemistry, Director Responsibility and Authority and Molecular Pathology checklists • NYS CLEP: New York State Department of Health, Clinical Laboratory Evaluation Program (CLEP), New York State Public Health Law, Article 5 Title 5 • ISO: International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485, Quality Management Systems, Requirements for Regulatory Purposes, 2016 • All other applicable state and regulatory governing authorities including but not limited to: CA, PA, RI, MD, WA Medical Test Site (MTS)
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Work as part of a dynamic and growing reimbursement team to prepare and send medical claims to insurance companies, follow-up on and manage through the billing cycle and payment resolution. • Learn billing software and process flows • Make productive calls to insurance plans to obtain information and claim/appeal status • Accurate recording of information in patient file • Submission of claims and appeals to insurance companies when necessary • Communicate with and answer patient billing questions and concerns • Work collaboratively with internal departments • Other duties as assigned.
COMPETENCY OR POSITION REQUIREMENTS: • Strong communication skills- both oral and written (over the phone and in-person) • Ability to adhere to Standard Operating Procedures and process flows • Computational and basic math skills • Organized with strong attention to detail • Ability to adapt to emerging situations and respond with a sense of urgency • Handle confidential financial and personal information appropriately • Communicate and coordinate with internal departments
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma required • Minimum 1 Year of Medical Billing Experience required, including knowledge of claims processing, denials and appeals. • 1-3 Years of Medical/Laboratory Experience preferred • Undergraduate degree preferred • Bilingual a plus
About Biodesix, Inc.:
Our team at Biodesix is the example of what we do, how we do it and why it matters. We are the lung cancer diagnostic solutions company. Our mission is to improve every patient's lung cancer care by empowering physicians with swift, comprehensive, and actionable insights.
We solve complex diagnostic challenges in lung cancer. Work alongside doctors and scientists, we boldly question the status quo and employ innovative approaches to swiftly deliver actionable results.
We use an integrated approach for a comprehensive view of each patient's cancer. Our blood-based tests leverage genomics and proteomics to uncover individualized insights about tumor biology and the patient's immune response.