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Certifed Billing Specialist

Company: Rockville Internal Medicine Group
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Billing Specialist - $19-$24 per hour

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work while making a difference in your community. Rockville Internal Medicine Group is a fast-paced, large multi-specialty practice who is proud to have cared for generations of Montgomery County families for more than half a century. We are committed to a diverse inclusive workforce that provides high quality compassionate medical care within a collaborative work environment.

We have an immediate full-time opening for an experienced Certified Billing Specialist to join our team. Our ideal candidate has a positive can-do attitude, treats others with respect and integrity, professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills.

As a valued member of our team, we want to invest in you by providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need now and in the future. If you are ready for an exciting opportunity and passionate about helping people we invite you to apply today!

This is a Monday to Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm position. No weekend work shift. Closed on all major holidays. There are no evening or overnight work shifts.

*All New Hires are required to be COVID 19 vaccinated

The EMR that the practice uses is Athena.

Free parking and easy metro access.

$19-$24 per hour

What you'll do on a typical day as a Billing Specialist:

  • Performs account receivables follow-up and resolution functions of insurance and patient receivables in a manner that meets or exceeds key performance indicator (KPI) criteria.
  • Resolves outstanding accounts within a maximum of two (2) touches.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of standard bills forms, electronic claims submission with filling requirements and claims processing and query systems.
  • Functions as a subject matter expert in insurance collections and escalates issues as appropriate to secure payment on outstanding balances.
  • Supports the patient registration process by verifying insurance benefits and securing prior authorizations/referrals.
  • Identifies billing problems and payer trends from EOBs and communicates effectively to leadership team to correct the errors/trends in a timely manner.
  • Prioritizes pending claims from insurance and patient aging baskets and performs regular and consistent A/R follow-up.
  • Updates the practice management system to detail actions taken on accounts.
  • Functions effectively within a team and contributes constructively to produce results in a cooperative effort.
  • Performs administrative tasks such as composing and responding to e-mails, answering and making phone calls, etc.
  • Provides superior customer service throughout all interactions with patients, payers, staff, and all other parties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. What you'll need to be successful as a Billing Specialist:

    Well-qualified candidates will have three to five years of previous medical billing experience.

    Additional requirements and skills include:
    • Knowledge in liaising with insurance companies to follow-up on outstanding A/R
    • Three plus (3+) years of experience in medical billing with a billing company or healthcare facility preferred.
    • High School graduate or equivalent, additional course work or experience in the medical field.
    • Ability to analyze payer claim responses (EOB and ERA) and take necessary action
    • Experience drafting and submitting appeals to payers
    • Comprehensive knowledge of industry-standard revenue cycle management processes
    • Positive, professional and energetic attitude which inspires other teammates
    • Strong desire to provide exceptional customer service
    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
    • Technology proficiency is critical, including previous EMR experience and knowledge of Microsoft software products such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Prior experience with Athena preferred.
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to demonstrate a strong knowledge of customer service principles and practices
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Ability to work under high pressure with strict deadlines and in a fast-paced environment Benefits:
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • Paid Holidays
      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • Life Insurance
      • Short term disability benefits
      • 401k
      • Free onsite parking
        All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, or other classifications protected by state, local or federal law.

Keywords: Rockville Internal Medicine Group, Rockville , Certifed Billing Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Rockville, Maryland

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