Medical Billing Clerk

Montgomery, Alabama
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician
Job Type
US$ 10.00 - US$ 11.00 per hour, $10 - 11 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Jamie Moreau, Spherion
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Job Description

Medical Billing Clerk is responsible for billing, collections and customer service associated with both insurance and patient responsible accounts. The Medical Billing Clerk will utilize multiple professional billing systems and electronic payment systems on a daily basis as well as, execute standard department operating procedures and will be responsible for generating claims, insurance and patient account follow up to collection and updating patient account notes to reflect aggressive collection logic necessary for expediting payments. This position will answer phone calls from patients and resolve account questions in addition to working insurance accounts along with providing customer service to walk in customers on a daily basis in addition to their assigned duties.

Working hours: Full Time

Education / Experience: High school diploma or GED required. Advanced education or training preferred. Minimum 2 years of related experience in physician practice / health care collections environment required. Previous background of working healthcare accounts to resolve payment complications preferred. Personal computer and professional billing computer systems experience required. CPAT/CPAR certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
--Knowledge of professional billing terminology.
--Experience with third party payers.
--Excellent computer skills with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
--Strong communication and interpersonal skills both verbal and written.
--Willing attitude to assume additional duties as department needs dictate.
--Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
--Ability to maintain a professional and customer centric composure in difficult or challenging situations while maintaining confidentiality.
--Ability to work from broad directions and be self-motivated.
--Ability to prioritize workload to achieve maximum efficiency.
--Ability to provide a positive customer service experience to guest, visitors, and patients.
--Knowledge of HIPAA standards and regulations.
--The ability to communicate effectively with patients and all other personnel.

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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