Billing Specialist

Endocrine Associates of Rockland, LLP

Full Time
Rockland County
Posted 2 months ago

The billing specialist is responsible for gathering charge information, maintaining the insurance database to current aging, distributing insurance claims, and assisting patients with billing questions.

Job Features

Job CategoryBiomedical
Position Summary:Responsible for gathering charge information, maintaining the insurance database to current aging, distributing insurance claims, and assisting patients with billing questions. Additionally, the billing specialist gathers data regarding information to facilitate maximum payment.
Qualifications:Possess a calm, reassuring, competent demeanor and the ability to be sensitive to patient needs and attitude. Be capable of masking emotions and frustration when dealing with difficult situations and/or patients. Be knowledgeable about company billing practices and policies and procedures. Be flexible for attendance at occasional evening and occasional education meetings. Possess the ability to examine documents for accuracy and completeness.
Skills / Responsibilities:• Scrubs all claims generated by the practice • Checks, verifies, and enters daily encounters for all patients treated in the office. • Ensures the timely payment of current accounts receivables. • Posts insurance and patient payments to patient accounts. • Bill patients and mail secondary insurance claims. • Generates monthly patient statements. • Establishes relationships with participating insurance representatives to ensure proper handling of claims, appeals, and payments. • Knowledge of how to prepare and make bank deposits. • Works the primary, secondary and patient remainder aging accounts to ensure proper follow up and payment. • Carries out research and follow up regarding accounts requiring additional documentation. • Assists with coding and error resolution. • Handles patient questions regarding problematic accounts. • Checks referrals for accuracy and validity. • Abides by HIPAA guidelines. • Process requests/forms from mail for additional documentation. • Sends appeals to insurance companies for denied or incorrect payments. • Performs follow-up on unpaid patient accounts. • All other duties as needed including cross coverage of clerical positions. • EMR billing experience highly preferred, eClinical Works or similar.
Education:High School Diploma or equivalent, College Degree preferred. Knowledge of insurance process and billing practices preferred.
Hours:40hrs a week
Shift;1st Shift
Salary:$19-$21 Hourly (Commensurate with experience)
Benefits:PTO, Sick TIme, FLMA, Health Insurance, 401K Option
To Apply Contac:Anthony Orlando, Manager at anthony.orlando1022@gmail.com

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