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Medical Billing Specialist – 6-month contract - $22/hr. in Mount Pleasant, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    MEDIC53558

Job Description

Medical Billing Specialist - 6-month contract - $22/hr.

Location: Mount Pleasant, TX

Length: 6-month contract

Pay: $20 - $22/hr.

Hours: M-F 8 - 4:30

Summary:

The main function of a medical biller is to submit medical claims to insurance companies and payers such as Medicare and Medicaid. Responsible for the timely submission of technical or professional medical claims to insurance companies

Job Responsibilities:

  • Obtain referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures
  • Check eligibility and benefit verification Review patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtain any missing information
  • Prepare, review, and transmit claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing Knowledge of insurance guidelines, including
  • HMO/PPO, Medicare, and state Medicaid
  • Follow up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe
  • Check each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount
  • Call insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary
  • Identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances
  • Research and appeal denied claims
  • Answer all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts.
  • Set up patient payment plans and work collection accounts
  • Update billing software with rate changes Updates cash spreadsheet, runs collection reports

Requirements

  • High School Diploma/Associate Degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in hospital billing
  • Knowledge of HMO/PPO, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer requirements and systems.
  • Knowledge of HIPPA and insurance coordination of benefits
  • Experience with computer systems, software, 10 key calculator
  • 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 and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds

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