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Medical Claims Specialist

Roseville, CA | Temporary Position

Post Date: 02/19/2018 Job ID: 38983.1 Industry: Healthcare/Medical
We are currently recruiting for a Medical Claims Specialist for an established healthcare organization in the Roseville area. The Medical Claims Specialist supports the delivery of all billing services by auditing, correcting, and submitting 3rd party claims and patient statements in a timely and accurate manner. Ideal candidates will have experience with HMO and PPO medical claims. This is a long term contract opportunity, Monday-Friday.

Responsibilities: Performs all billing and follow-up functions, including the investigation of payment delays resulting from pended claims. Submits 3rd party claims and patient statements including the maintenance of bill holds and the correction of errors. Edits technical (UB-04) claim forms within the patient accounting system and external Claims Scrubber. Researches claim rejections, making corrections, takingcorrective actions and/or referring claims for timely resolution. Conducts account follow up including the investigation of payment delays resulting from pending claims. Evaluates accounts, resubmits claims, and performs refunds, adjustments, write-offs and/or balance reversals, if charges were improperly billed or if payments were incorrect. Responds to customer service inquiries, complaints or issues regarding patient billing and collections (telephone, fax, mail and web-based patient portal).

Requirements: 1-2 years' medical claims experience. AA/AS in Accounting or Business required. Certified Billing & Coding highly desirable. Demonstrated experience working with Medicare, MediCal, Medicaid, HMO, and PPO Claims standards, processes, policies, proceduresand service level agreements. Familiarity with medical terminology and the medical record coding process. In-depth knowledge of Revenue Cycle applications, including Hospital Patient Accounting. Type 50-60 wpm. High attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written). Strong ability to identify, prioritize, resolve and / or escalate complex problems promptly.

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