A medical biller is responsible for submitting medical claims to insurance companies and payers such as Medicare and Medicaid. It is a position that is critical for the financial cycle of all health care providers, from single-provider practices through large medical centers. It requires attention to detail and experience with the electronic and paper systems used in medical billing:
Obtaining referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures.
Checking eligibility and benefits verification for treatments, hospitalizations, and procedures.
Reviewing patient bills for accuracy and completeness, and obtaining any missing information.
Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing.
Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe.
Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary
Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances.
Reviewing accounts for insurance of patient follow-up.
Researching and appealing denied claims.
Answering all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts.
Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts.
Updating billing software with rate changes.
Updating cash spreadsheets, and running collection reports.
If you are interested in applying please send your resume to swilliamson@chaseprofessionals.Com
or call our office to discuss further at 540-265-3870 and ask for Stephanie.