Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/30/2019
Job Category:
Accounting
Medical Billing Specialist
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Job Description

Medical Billing Specialist

Family Practice Associates is looking for an experienced Medical Billing Specialist with a minimum of two years of billing experience or appropriate training/certification, preferably in the family practice or internal medicine setting.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in posting payments and in working claim rejections and denials from Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers;
  • Experience working with Workers’ Compensation claims;
  • Knowledge of payer rules and regulations;
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to answer billing questions posed by patients, staff and providers;
  • Strong ability to appropriately and effectively prioritize obligations and duties, while working efficiently. Must be able to learn quickly and retain information; must be able to recognize work activities that add value and minimize those that do not;
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team;
  • Comfortable with the computer technology, including electronic health record and payment management, and Excel.

 

Beneficial Skills:

  • Additional training or work in ICD-10 Coding;
  • Billing experience specific to family practice or internal medicine;
  • Experience working with Nebraska payers, including Medicaid;
  • Experience with Allscripts EHR and Practice Management System.

 

Work Activities will include:

  • Reading and interpreting insurance explanation-of-benefits to accurately be able to determine issues and steps needed to make corrections;
  • Submitting corrected claims and reconsiderations in response to denials, rejections, adjustments, and inaccurate reimbursement made by insurance companies;
  • Following up in a timely matter on all claim issues to assure a reduction in errors and revenue lost caused by missing timely filing deadlines;
  • Running and utilizing monthly Unpaid Claims reports to follow up on outstanding insurance claims;
  • Working with coders to provide feedback on denial trends;
  • Making necessary arrangements for submission of documentation requested by insurance companies;
  • Assisting other staff in the Billing Department, including, but not limited to: posting payments, answering phones, entering medical records data, changing patient demographic or insurance information, or other duties based upon volume demands.

 

Compensation and Benefits:

Family Practice Associates is an independent clinic with eight physicians, five mid-level providers, a psychologist and four residents.  We offer a wonderful work environment, and competitive compensation and benefits, including: paid vacation and sick leave, retirement match, and health insurance.


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About Family Practice Associates

Family Practice Associates is a group of physicians and other licensed medical providers that specialize in Family Medicine and health care. We have been providing medical care to patients in the Greater Houston area since 1980. Our current staff consists of twelve doctors and one licensed medical aesthetician providing patient care at two locations. Family Practice Associates health care providers are members of most major medical health insurance plans. Appointments may be made at our offices Monday through Saturday to meet the needs of our patients. The Sugar Land Medical Pavilion office is open 7:00am to 6:30pm Monday through Thursday, 7am to 4:30pm Friday and 8:00am to 11:30am on Saturday. The clinic at Grand Parkway is open Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm. The Grand Parkway clinic is conveniently located on Hwy 59 in the Professional Office Building adjacent to the Memorial Herman hospital, just about 8 miles south of the Medical Pavilion office. Family practice physicians are medical doctors who specialize in the total health care of the individual and the family.