Billing Clerk (Westwood)

Compensation

: $61,760.00 - $86,540.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Administrative/Clerical



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GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Collects and verifies patient billing information on a daily basis. Post insurance payments, investigate denials and following up with insurance companies for non-payment. Maintains all documentation relative to billing in the appropriate email network folders for future reference.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Job Role:

  • Creates or updates patient profile based on personal data sheets provided by the client;
  • Verifies eligibility on insurance websites such as Navinet, Change Health Care, NJMMIS, etc.;
  • Inputs patient billing information based on the daily, weekly or mid-month census provided;
  • Processes mid-month invoice adjustments (i.e. Medicare/Medicaid and insurance rejections);
  • Processes invoices on a monthly basis. Ensures invoices are mailed and/or emailed by the 3rd business day of the month;
  • Scans and files invoices into the company network folder;
  • Adjusts invoices based on phone or written client requests. Files documentation received to support adjustments;
  • Special projects such as posting of payments, denial management or manual submission of crossover claims are assigned on a monthly basis;
  • Works in a normal office environment;
  • Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • One year of experience in medical billing preferable in a hospital, laboratory, or doctors office;
  • Must be familiar with computer software i.e. Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, etc.;
  • Must be proficient with telephone, facsimile, and email;
  • Candidate must possess excellent communications skills and attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance plans and/or Medicare procedures, and diagnosis coding preferred;
  • Position requires extensive phone and computer work. Requires sitting for extended periods of time;
  • Typing test will be given upon interview.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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