Optimum RTS - Medical Billing Associate
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Medical Billing Associate

Location : West Palm Beach, FL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : High School / GED
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - Business Office & Finance

Job Description :

Large medical practice with multiple locations seeks a full time  Medical Billing associate for their corporate office. This position will report directly to the Billing Operation Manager and will be responsible for collecting, posting, and maintaining accounts payments.


Additionally this position will be responsible for submitting claims and follow up with patients and insurance companies while maintaining an unparcelled  level of customer service.


Primary responsibilities:


1) Reviews encounters received for all pertinent information: patient information, insurance information, service descriptors, diagnosis codes and managed care authorization requirements.


2) Prepares and submits electronic/paper claims to insurance companies or invoices to corporate accounts.


3) Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations. Assures patients confidentiality at all times.


4) Follows and reports status on delinquent accounts


5) Serves as a liaison for all correspondence and queries pertaining to billing issues.


6) Reconciles information on encounter form with information in EMR.

Required Qualifications :

1) Three (3) + years of medical billing experience is required.
2) One (1) year billing experience in Urgent Care or similar practice setting is highly preferred.
3) Knowledge of medical coding and third-party operating procedures and practices is highly desirable.
4) Knowledge of government regulatory requirements applicable to their role.
5) Computer Literate: Excel, Word and PowerPoint are desirable. E-Clinical Works knowledge is helpful.
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