Medical Billing Specialist

Needham, MA | Contract

Post Date: 06/20/2017 Job ID: 78793 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Our client in Needham, MA is seeking a Medical Billing Specialist to join their team. This contract role is a lucrative opportunity to make lasting connections with a top company. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Medical Billing Specialist:
  • Ensure all required demographic, insurance, referral/authorization, and clinical data is collected, verified, and communicated appropriately
  • Coordinate activities with specific physician offices, service sites and ancillary departments
  • Prepare and submit accurate insurance claims to payer within proper time frames
  • Work payer scrubber and denial reports in an effective and timely manner
  • Ensure prompt resolution of outstanding insurance claims
  • Identify trends, denials, issues impacting account resolution and referring as appropriate
  • Maintain a good understanding of 3rd party payer contracts
  • Participate in process improvements
  • Provide positive and effective customer service that supports departmental and hospital operations
  • Send and acknowledge claims to the different payers
  • Edit claims for payers
  • Submit and track paper claims
  • Work visit filing work queues
Requirements for the Medical Billing Specialist:
  • High school diploma
  • Minimum of 2 years of directly related experience
  • Medicare/Medicaid and A/R experience
  • Excellent verbal and written English language skills and computer skills
  • EPIC experience preferred
  • A good understanding of medical terminology and codes, preferred
  • Excellent understanding of 3rd party payer
  • The ability to work effectively in fast-paced environment
  • Physician/Professional billing experience, preferred
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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