Medicare Biller
at Medix

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Description

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Biller is responsible for accurate and timely preparation and submission of claims to Government, Commercial, Secondary and Managed Care payers, as assigned. Monitors and/or corrects submitted claims to ensure accurate and prompt reimbursement of claims. Resolves issues and inquiries.



Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Reviews diagnosis, procedure codes, and charges for accuracy and obtains missing information from appropriate department when necessary. Updates insurance information and financial class in appropriate financial systems.
  • Accurately identifies, prepares and keys electronic billing. Ensures accurate input of all UB04 information in the electronic system. Enters and transmits claims on a daily basis and in a timely manner. Ensures that error/reject reports are addressed in a timely manner. Updates account with correct activity code and/or comments in corresponding financial systems. Maintains zero billing WIP. Completes all required follow-up to prevent delays in payment. Maintains electronic tracking logs as assigned.
  • Takes conscious ownership for work and takes a proactive, deliberate, and thoughtful approach regarding work activities. Demonstrates appropriate use of independent judgement and decision making. Demonstrates excellent customer service at all times. Maintains confidentiality in accordance with hospital/corporate policies and HIPAA privacy regulations.
  • Recognizes potential issues/delays with payor so that corrective actions can be taken. Obtains information, as needed, from appropriate internal sources. Responds in a timely manner to avoid AR aging. Submits accurate and timely written online adjustments, as needed. Escalates payment delays/problem accounts to director in a timely manner.



Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent required.

Minimum Experience: One (1) year recent experience in hospital billing required. Computer literacy and proficiency. Ability to multitask and prioritize needs to meet timelines. Understanding of basic medical terminology. Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English. Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job. Two (2) years recent hospital billing experience preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: None.



Reference number: 86552

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Norwalk, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/25/2019

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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