Medical Billing Specialist
Position Title: Medical Billing Specialist
Supervisor: Billing Manager
Duties and Responsibilities:
Process billing/insurance claims including HMOs, Medicare, Contracts, Follow-Ups, AOD Billing
Safeguards clients’ record confidentiality and secure storage to meet HIPAA guidelines and standards.
Compile, process, and maintain clients’ records in a manner consistent with administrative, ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements of the agency.
Process, maintain, compile, and report client information for health requirements and standards.
Plan and implement quality assurance for all processes.
Ensures that the client records contain accurate information and that services are appropriately documented in the record.
Provides data entry backup when indicated by departmental needs.
Assemble clients’ information, ensuring clients’ charts are complete, all forms are completed, and all necessary information is documented in the database.
Close and scan files for archival purposes into the medical records system.
May regularly communicate with agency staff to clarify information or to obtain additional information for inclusion in the client record.
Other duties as assigned.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
- Verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational and clerical skills
- Meticulous attention to detail and following directions
- Proficient with standard PC operations (Word, Excel & Adobe applications)
- Ability to operate standard office machines and equipment
- Able to bend, lift and or carry up to 50 pounds.
Credentials / Academic Requirements:
One (1) year of related medical billing experience
High School Diploma or Equivalent.