Medical Billing Associate

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Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Industry
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Salary
US$ 16.00 - US$ 17.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_34806
Contact
Moto Gladys Igahara, Spherion
Phone
608-274-6000
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Job Description

Join our client as they build grow into 2018! With a fantastic benefits package like 15 days PTO, a supportive and positive work environment, and a place to grow your talents, this position is too good to miss! If you have experience in medical billing, this position would be perfect for you! This is a direct hire role with the chance to work with awesome coworkers who are motivated by cancer research.

Responsibilities:
- Stay current with relevant medical billing guidelines.
- Work with others in a spirit of teamwork and cooperation
- Identify issues with billing, coding, and reimbursement related to payments and communicate these to supervisor.
- Provide ad-hoc support as necessary within the department (i.e. special projects, provide support due to outages/high volume).
- Perform patient insurance eligibility verification for all claims requiring follow-up.
- Processing and resolution of errors, rejections, and denials related to the submission of billing files.
- Research missing or erroneous information on orders including outreach and identification of unknown payors.
- Post payments and adjustments timely and accurately in accordance with department guidelines.
- Timely and accurately post a high volume of patient, insurance and/or Medicare payments both electronically and manually.
- Reconcile all batches to the deposit on a daily basis.
- Process resubmissions and appeals for denied claims.
- Review Accounts Receivable Reports to identify problematic accounts/payors trends.
- Route write off requests for any uncollectible Accounts Receivable

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Skills:
- Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, including appropriate telephone etiquette.
- Demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written instructions.
- A positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to interact and build strong working relationships with customers and peers at all levels of the organization.
- Disciplined, self-motivated, and reliable: able to stay focused on a task and work independently; motivated to perform quality work; diligent about arriving to work on time and completing tasks that are assigned in a timely manner.
- Professional: conducts self in a professional manner in all interactions with members of the Exact Sciences team, clients and associates.
- Demonstrated ability to work in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- One to two years of experience in a medical provider setting or billing department within the health care industry.
- Knowledge of health insurance terminology, governmental payers, managed care and insurance organizations.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
- MUST HAVE MEDICAL BILLING EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma or GED required, come college coursework preferred

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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