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Medical Billing Collection Assistant

Location : Fort Pierce
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 1 +
Required Education : High School, Associates desired
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Healthcare - Laboratory/Pathology Services

Job Description :
Medical Billing Collections Assistant.

JOB TITLE: Medical Billing & Collections Assistant     FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt
REPORTS TO: Medical Billing & Collections Managers

Seeking a full-time insurance collections assistant who enjoys data entry, is detail oriented and multi-tasked. Verification of benefits, medical records, etc. Learn and understand job specific concepts, to better perform said daily duties.

Position does not supervise anyone.


Work denials from insurances daily
Verify Insurance coverage – attain required referrals or authorizations when needed
Request authorizations from Insurance carriers
Work with our Billers as needed

Qualifications and Skills

Minimum of 1-year medical collecting experience
Solid background with Medicare Claims and Commercial Insurance Claims
Knowledge of CPT and ICD9/10 codes
Ability to communicate well with staff and leaders
Ability to handle multiple priorities in a positive and efficient manner
Strong work ethic, computer, phone, and problem-solving skills are imperative to this person’s success.
Attention to detail and organizational skills are required
The ideal candidate must be a leader who can handle confrontation and at the same time provide positive support to the team members

Required Qualifications :


• High School Diploma or GED. Associate degree desired.

• 1 year of experience in medical collections.
• Solid background with Medicare Claims and Commercial Insurance Claims.
• Knowledge / familiarity with basic medical terminology.


• Ability to accurately process high volumes of work within a short period of time.
• Above average critical thinking, communication and analytical skills.
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and maintain strong working relationships with others, internally and externally.
• Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
• Ability to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5 pm. Maybe required to work some evenings and Saturdays.
• Ability to lift 40 pounds

• Follows all work processes, procedures, while maintaining compliance to the rules and regulations set forth by the company.
• Maintains strict confidence of patient, client, company and employee information.
• Complies with policies and procedures; performs job safely with respect to others, to property, and to individual safety.

• Excellent organization skills, verbal and communication skills.
• Proudly services the company by following all HIPAA, JCAHO, state, and federal laws and standards.
• Accepts ownership for all tasks and responsibilities.
• Actively explores new educational pursuits to improve job knowledge and skills
• Maintains good attendance, punctuality and reliability.
• Positive attitude and team player.

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