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Billing/Collections Specialist

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 09/28/2018 Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Position Industry: Healthcare/Medical Job Number: 40091.1
A specialty healthcare clinic in the Sacramento area is seeking a Billing/Collections Specialist to become an integral part of their growing team. The ideal candidate will be goal-oriented, revenue-driven, highly accurate anda motivated collector. Primary duties include follow up on unpaid claims utilizing monthly aging reports and filing appeals when appropriate to obtain maximum reimbursement. This is a temp-hire opportunity with an established medical practice.

Responsibilities: Assist in identifying billing compliance issues by auditing chart notes and documentation. Complete filing of claims, appeals, and denials in a timely manner. Perform associated functions relating to credit and collections: bad debt recommendations, processing mail returns, answering account inquires. Compile documentation for appeals and denials. Contact insurance companies regarding outstanding claims. Verify completeness and accuracy of all claims prior to submission. Ensure timely and accurate resolution of billing and coding errors. Post insurance payments and balance accounts daily. Batch and prepare payments for posting. Read and interpret insurance explanation of benefits. Respond to inquiries from insurance companies, patients and providers. Data entry of patient demographic, guarantor and insurance information.

Requirements: 3+ years' experience with medical group performing billing and collections. Knowledge of ICD-10, CPT and medical terminology. Knowledge of medical insurance plans. Excellent communication skills bothwritten and verbal. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. High attention to detail. Strong problem solving skills.

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