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Medical Biller in Washington, DC at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 1/27/2020

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Job Description

Medical Biller

Duties and Responsibilities

  • MUST be highly proficient with DC Medicaid system and online portal
  • Ensure patient information is accurate and complete
  • Request any missing patient information
  • Review referrals and authorizations
  • Confirm patient benefits and insurance
  • Follow all regulations and guidelines set by Medicare, state programs, and HMO/PPO
  • Transfer insurance claims and billing data to billing software
  • Create both paper and electronic copies of documentation
  • Develop and maintain a tracking system of incoming and late payments
  • Monitor and date late payments
  • Initiate late payment notices to relevant parties
  • Respond to questions and complaints from patients or insurance companies
  • Follow-up on late or missed payment notices
  • Monitor and resolve financial discrepancies
  • Arrange payment plans and timelines for payments
  • File and maintain organized documentation of all billing and record
  • Follow set billing processes and procedures
  • Update and review all accounts to keep records of payments up-to-date
  • Work with personal information and maintain patient confidentiality

Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree in accounting, health care administration, finance, business, or related field preferred
  • Two (2) years' previous experience as a medical biller or in a related healthcare administrative position
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Self-motivated and self-directed; able to work without supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel); working knowledge of billing software a plus
  • Strong customer service skills and comfortable answering both patient and insurance company questions
  • Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions