Medical Billing Specialist
|Title:||Medical Billing Specialist|
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. One to two years of medical billing and collections office experience is required. The candidate should have strong verbal and written communication skills; familiarity with Microsoft applications including, but not limited to, Word and Excel; and general knowledge of internet navigation and research, email, fax transmission, and copy equipment. The position will be responsible for the following duties: Sorts and logs incoming correspondence; processes rejections and denials of claims; reviews patient information to determine reason for unpaid claim; reviews amounts on the over/under report and contacts payer/patient as appropriate; documents work performed/action taken on the Accounts Receivable Aging Report and /or Over/Under Report; processes all payer appeal requests in timeframe required by payer; reviews patient information in the Electronic Medical Record to determine if an adjustment is valid and whether additional approval is required; processes all approved adjustments; documents all collections activity in Electronic Medical Record patient collections notes and on collections daily worksheet and sends completed sheet to Collections Supervisor. Work Hours: Monday-Friday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No phone calls please.