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Medical Billing - TEMP TO HIRE, (J/O #4998)

Location : Texarkana, TX
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : 8810
Hours : Full Time
Required Education : High School Graduate or GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Clerical

Job Description :

 

Follow Up Team Member - TEMP TO HIRE, (J/O #4998) M-F/8 am-5 pm, $12 - $20/per hr.  DOE. Local company has 4 positions available. Team members will: submit claims to insurance companies, monitor & ensure payments for medical services are received in a timely manner. Will also monitor aging claims & move forward with necessary actions to resolve balances owed. Other responsibilities include reviewing patients billing for accuracy, knowledge of Medicare & Medicaid a MUST.


 


Under general supervision of supervisor or manager the Follow up team member is responsible for timely submission of claims to insurance companies from a wide variety of medical providers and facilities, as well as monitoring and ensuring payments for medical services are received in a timely manner. Team member will also monitor aging claims and make necessary actions to resolve balances owed for services rendered.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


        Reviews patient bills for accuracy and completeness; obtains missing information.


        Knowledge of insurance, especially Medicare and Medicaid, rules and guidelines.


        Identify insurance company or proper party (patient) to be billed; identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances.


        Perform coding and billing tasks on a computerized health information technology (HIT) system.


        Utilize a combination of electronic health record (EHR) and paper patient records to perform billing duties; maintain an accurate, legally compliant medical record.


        Process claims as they are paid and credit accounts accordingly.


        Review insurance payments for accuracy and compliance with contract discounts.


        Review denials or partially paid claims and work with the involved parties to resolve the discrepancy.


        Manage assigned accounts ensuring outstanding/pending claims are paid in a timely manner and contact appropriate parties to collect payment.


        Communicate with health care providers, patients, insurance claim representatives and other parties to clarify billing issues and facilitate timely payment.


        Consult supervisor, team members and appropriate resources to solve billing and collection questions and issues.


        Maintain work operations and quality by following standards, policies and procedures; escalate compliance issues to supervisor.


        Prepare reports and forms as directed and in accordance with established policies.


        Perform a variety of administrative duties including but not limited to: answering phones; faxing and filing of confidential documents; and basic Internet and email utilization.


        Provide excellent and professional customer service to internal and external customers.


        Function as contributing team member while meeting deadlines and productivity standards.


        Remain flexible for cross training


        Occasionally take on tasks outside the normal scope of practice


        Observe, identify, and do what is needed to move us forward in a way that best represents who we are as an organization


        Other duties as needed to help drive to our vision, fulfill our mission, and abide by our Organization’s Values




 


Benefits after roll over include: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident, Cancer L/T & S/T Disability, & Benefit Time-off. Submit your employment application using your smart phone or PC to apply at ttps://jobs.redcarpetemp.com/signup or visit our office at 221 Laurel Street, Texarkana, AR 71854 & use one of our courtesy PCs.  Call 870-772-4039 to ensure availability.  Offer of Employment contingent on passing Interview Process, Background Check, & Pre-employment.




Required Qualifications :
 

  • Minimum of High School Diploma required

  • Quick Learner

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Strong Multitasking abilities

  • Excellent Phone Etiquette

  • Confidence in speaking to patients about money owed

  • Detail-oriented with high accuracy

  • Ability to prioritize tasks

  • Ability to follow directions and meet deadlines

  • Adaptable to a growing practice

  • Good spoken and written English (strong grammar)

  • Strong Computer Skills: MS Word and Excel, email, Windows 7 & 8,

  • Goal Planning, setting, and attainment

  • Strong experience of medical insurance/healthcare billing and collections work in a health system or medical practice

  • Possess profound knowledge and understanding of rules and regulations affecting medical billing and insurance verification

  • Strong skills in carrying out every part of the work process, i.e. development, implementation, and written appeals, effectively


 
Skills :
Collections E-Mail Communication General Data Entry Medicaid Insurance Medical (Health) Insurance Medical Billing Medical Coding Medical Terminology Medicare Insurance Microsoft EXCEL Microsoft Word Multiline Phones Windows 7 Windows 8
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