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Medical Billing Specialist in Minneapolis, MN at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

Accounting Now is looking for Experienced Medical billing specialist for a contract to hire position $20-$24 hourly that is self- motivated, with very flexible hours. Need someone to step in and help out ASAP!

PRIMARY DUTIES and Responsibilities:

  • 2-3 years of experience in medical billing
  • Verify client eligibility and insurance benefits
  • Experience in out patience metal health
  • Accounts receivable
  • Behavioral health experience ,Insurance batching experience
  • Understanding of claim response information (EOB's) from insurance companies and ability to research and work unpaid claims and denials and file appeals when needed.
  • Problem solving skills essential; ability to take on challenging assignments.
  • MS Office skills required including Word, Excel, and Outlook. Accurate, detail oriented, with good math skills.
  • Update and correct client demographic information in billing system; add new clients.
    Work with therapy and front desk staff to record client appointments in electronic scheduler daily using the correct procedure code.
  • Prepare bank deposit; review accuracy of charges, and apply client payments. Post government and insurance payments and adjustments. Verify insurance and government payments are accurate and compliant with contracts.
  • Create, review, correct, update and transmit insurance claims, including electronic and paper claims.
  • Create, review and print client monthly billing statements for accuracy and completeness. Organize distribution of statements to clients.
  • Prepare complete and accurate billing to government agencies monthly using reports from Valant and customized billing forms for each government agency.
  • Work to resolve unpaid balances owed as detailed on monthly accounts receivable aging reports.
  • Partner with outside collection agency for past due amounts owed by inactive clients. Work with front desk staff to collect past due balances from clients and set up payment plans.
  • Work with front desk staff to ensure collection of client past due amounts and to set up payment plans. Maintain electronic client billing files with fee agreements, insurance releases, and

    Education and Experience:
  • Associates degree required in medical billing, health-care or business administration, accounting or related field or significant equivalent in experience.
  • Experience in a health-care setting including psychologist, physician, or dental office, insurance/HMO, or other community agency.Experience with VALANT billing software is preferred.