Medical Billing and Coding

Stamford, CT | Perm

Post Date: 06/20/2018 Job ID: 1-7449 Industry: Medical Billing

Under general supervision, the billing department coordinates and executes the processes for submitting insurance claims to insurance carriers, as well as maintains primary responsibility for the billing, accounting, and collection from patients of expenses not related to or not covered by insurance.

 

ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS:

  • Inputs and updates the insurance information of patients to ensure that claims are paid in an orderly manner.
  • Handles incoming phone calls to the Billing Department line to provide patients with timely and accurate information regarding insurance coverage, billing related inquiries, and collection issues.
  • Maintains primary responsibility for ensuring insurance claims are correctly processed on behalf of patients, and liaison with insurance companies to rectify errors when they are discovered.
  • Works with doctors on using appropriate conversions from ICD-9 to ICD-10.
  • Posts insurance payments received to the practices' billing system.
  • Communicates with patients regarding the payment of co-payments, deductibles, and other medical expenses.
  • Assists patients in understanding what types of office visits, tests, procedures, immunizations, and other medical care may or may not be covered by their specific insurance plan.

 

EDUCATIONAL/KNOWLEDGE   REQUIREMENTS:

Relevant experience in health insurance work and medical billing.

Ability to interact with physicians, patients, parents and other health care professionals in a professional manner.

Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

This position will work in normal business office conditions, both on and off-site as needed.

 

Years’ experience range: 1 to 3

Relevant experience in health insurance work and medical billing.

Medical Billing and Coding Certification

Ability to interact with physicians, patients, parents and other health care professionals in a professional manner.

Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel.

Standard 37.5 hour work week

Benefits package available

           

 

Barbara Corbin
Manager Temporary Division


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