Medical Billing Analyst- Medicare/Medicaid

Boston, MA 02115

Posted: 11/08/2018 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 82445

A top hospital in Boston is seeking a Medical Billing Analyst to join their team on a contract-to-hire basis. The Medical Billing Analyst is responsible for submitting insurance claims, verifying insurances, and more. Having experience with medical billing in a hospital or medical setting is desired as well as having experience with EPIC. Apply today for an opportunity to join one of Boston’ s top hospitals!

Pay range: $23/hr

Responsibilities for the Medical Billing Analyst:
  • Prepare and submit accurate insurance claims to payer within proper time frames
  • Accept, reject, and reconcile claim runs daily
  • Work payer scrubber and denial reports daily
  • Review claims for accuracy and correct errors as needed
  • Collaborate with referral/authorization staff to resolve issues
  • Resolve claims processing issues with 3rd party payers and provide all requested information timely
  • Provide documentation to have claims processed and paid
  • Document all actions taken on account with clear and concise account notes and maintaining billing logs
  • Prepare reports and monitor and identify trends, denials/claim errors by payer and refer as appropriate
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of 3rd party payer contracts
  • Verify insurance eligibility utilizing available technologies, payer websites, or by phone contact with third party payers
  • Ensure that correct insurance company name, address, plan, and filing order are recorded in the patient accounting system
Requirements for the Medical Billing Analyst:
  • Previous experience in a medical billing setting, preferably on an automated system preferred
  • Experience with medical billing in a hospital or medical setting
  • Experience using EPIC preferred
  • High School Diploma
  • Analytical skills to gather and interpret data in situations in which the information or problems are relatively routine
  • Ability to exchange information on factual matters. Interaction requires courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, hospital employees and third parties
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations
  • Ability to work with diverse internal and external constituencies
  • Excellent attention to detail, good organizational skills, ability to meet priorities within set timeframes, and ability to work as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                     

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