BILLING SPECIALIST POSITION

Salary: $18.00-$22.00 hourly DOE
Benefits to include Medical, Dental, and PTO available for FT Employees after 90 days. Flexible schedule available.
Location: West Seattle

DEFINITION: This Billing Specialist position focuses primarily on payment posting and AR follow up. Work in conjunction with a Billing team to ensure accurate and complete payment posting, and comprehensive follow up of all Accounts Receivable and other various tasks for clients as needed.

DUTIES:
• Data entry and balancing of payment batches electronic and manual
• Perform claims follow-up by working aging and denials.
• Coordinate resubmission of claims when f/u indicates such action is necessary.
• Submit appeals w/ supporting documentation when warranted.
• Identify denial trends and work with payors to resolve identified issues.
• Gear daily activities toward achievement of established collection goals.
• Proactively and consistently communicate with A/R Manager re: A/R follow-up activities and workflow priorities.
• Read, interpret, and apply policies, procedures, laws, and regulations; read and interpret medical procedures and terminology
• Maintain HIPAA patient confidentiality standards for medical and financial information.
• Provide a high level of customer service both internally and externally

WORK QUALIFICATIONS:
Prior physician billing experience is required. CCS-P or CPC preferred. Good working knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and medical record experience preferred. Field understanding of insurance terminology, capitation and fee for service billing, CPT and ICD9 coding. Proficient in MS Office. Efficient and accurate typing skills to include 10-key by touch. Comfortable switching between multiple applications.

PERSONAL:
Manage own time and work assignments effectively with minimal supervision
Seek advice/feedback in terms of priorities or issues when necessary
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Organized, able to set priorities and meet deadlines.