Medical Billing Specialist - Clearwater $18/hr in Clearwater, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/10/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/10/2021
  • Job ID:
    MEDIC38199

Job Description

Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our top clients who are looking for experienced Medical Billing Clerk.

Our clients have immediate opportunities for Medical Billing Clerks; don't let your resume get lost in the shuffle - let us work for you! At Vaco, we give you an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job-promoting your strengths to the manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the healthcare industry - keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture, and growth opportunities. If your background is in medical billing / collections, and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

In this position, you will compile processes and maintain healthcare records of hospital and healthcare clinic patients in a manner consistent with medical, administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the healthcare system.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Manage, monitor and collect payment on accounts from all Third Party Payers and Patients.
  • Research all denied claims.
  • Send out statements.
  • Send out appropriate collections letters.
  • Research and process all refunds.
  • Responsible for working aged trail balance accounts over 31 days and accounts in collection work list
  • Contacts patients regarding the status of accounts.
  • Receives incoming telephone calls from insurance carriers and patients.
  • Back up in posting of all insurance payments.
  • Responsible for monitoring accounts sent to collection agency.
  • Pull operative reports from Baycare.
  • Post surgical and sleep study charges
  • Transmit claims through Gateway Clearing house.
  • Retrieve and post ERA files from Gateway and Emdeon
Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years in physician office performing patient billing and collections required.
  • HS Diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in accounting or bookkeeping preferred.
  • Previous computer skills on Physician Practice Management System and/or windows application with mouse.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and staff in a courteous manner.
  • Ability to analyze cost/reimbursement of accounts.
  • Medical Terminology including CPT-4 procedure coding. ICD-9 diagnostic coding, and HCPCS coding preferred.

Job Requirements

Minimum 2 years in physician office performing patient billing and collections required. HS Diploma or equivalent.