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Medical Biller

Olivette, MO 63132

Post Date: 04/21/18 Job ID: 43725 Industry: Billing Clerk

HireLevel powered by Extra Help is seeking a Medical Biller in Olivette, MO!

Job Category: Contract to Direct, Full-time

Location: Olivette, MO

Shift Times: Monday-Friday, 8: 30am-5: 00pm (Occasional Saturdays may be required)

Similar Positions: Medical Billing, Data Entry Specialist

Compensation of the Medical Biller:
  • $16.50 an hour

Additional responsibilities of the Medical Biller:
  • Submit claims for Third Party payers (Medicaid, Medicare, Insurance, Agency, Patient, others) quickly, accurately and in a compliant manner
  • Submit claims via EDI/company software, direct data entry on payer website, paper HCFA or other formats
  • Review remittance statements for rejected/denied claims and re-process accordingly
  • Maintain patient claim documentation necessary for policy and audit compliance
  • Update relevant patient data as applicable
  • Research information regarding claims processing and customer needs
  • Contact Medicaid, Medicare, Insurance and other agencies as necessary to confirm billing requirements, claim status, payment status or other necessary information
  • Process and refund overpayments per payer guidelines
  • Provide the needed assistance to the department regarding the documentation required by specified payer
  • Research information beyond existing procedures as required to meet customer needs
  • Work cooperatively with staff from own department and other departments to identify customer service problems, make recommendations, and plan and coordinate program and communication changes
  • Work to meet or exceed department objectives
  • Maintain and update information regarding payers in internal billing/documentation manual
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality pertaining to customer situations
  • Assist all departments personnel as needed
  • Maintain the billing, file compliance and aging of your claims and customers
  • Fill in as needed in other capacities of the company as required or assigned
  • Complete special projects and miscellaneous assignments as required
  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant problems
  • Attend and participate in meetings as required
  • Ensure that work area is clean, secure and well maintained

Additional requirements of the Medical Biller:
  • 2+ years experience billing complex medical claims to a variety of payers
  • Composed and submitted appeals for denied claims
  • Thorough understanding of billing software, payer websites, clearinghouse processes and other systems used for submitting and processing simple to complex claims
  • Able to understand the billing/documentation requirements for Third Party payers
  • Knowledge of business telephone procedures and etiquette
  • Able to independently handle complaints and upset individuals in a business setting
  • Attention to details and accuracy along with strong organization
  • Good writing and typing skills
  • Able to multi-task
  • Cooperative and willing to assist others
  • Basic Excel and Word skills
  • Medicaid, Medicare and/or Insurance Billing preferred
  • Participation in or completion of a billing certification program helpful
  • Understanding of medical records files preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must meet client s background and drug screening requirements

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