Billing SpecialistJob Location: Wallingford, CT Apply Via Application Submit Resume and Cover Letter
Billing Specialist (40574)
Masonicare Corporate Services - Wallingford, CT
Full Time - 40hrs/wk
Under supervision from the Manager of Patient Accounts, performs a variety of clerical and accounting functions for patient billing, submits third party claims, follows up on submitted claims and billing, maintains self pay and third party billing records, and resolves billing issues.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Process patient billings and third party claims; maintains supporting documentation in Meditech and paper files.
Monitors unpaid claims via trial balances, initiates timely follow up calls and resubmits claims or supporting information to receive payment from patients and third parties.
Researches and responds by telephone or writing on patient and third party inquiries regarding billing and claim issues.
May assist in preparing documentation and responses for suspense review, third party audits, legal inquiries, litigation, and court appearances.
Maintains patient demographic information, insurance information, follow up and collection efforts in Meditech.
Processes account transactions for revenue, allowances and adjustments, balances batches and verifies accuracy of input.
Participates in development of organization procedures and form/manual updates.
Performs a variety of general clerical duties, including telephone reception, mail distribution, and other routine functions.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Education: High School Diploma or GED
Experience: 1 to 3 years experience in healthcare billing.