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Modesto, CA

Date Posted: October 20, 2017
Job ID: 286130

Job Description

Medical Billing and Coding Specialist

Job Description – Medical Biller and Coder

PrideStaff Financial, a recruiting firm specializing in accounting and financial positions, is seeking a highly coordinated and efficient Medical Biller for a client. In this position, you will assist financial billing services with generating revenue by billing and making financial payment arrangements; collecting on accounts billed, monitoring and pursing delinquent accounts.

Job Responsibilities – Medical Biller and Coder

As a Medical Biller and Coder, you will collect on delinquent accounts by establishing a billing/payment arrangement with patients. Efficient follow-up on billing arrangements with patients when payment gaps take place.

Additional responsibilities for the Medical Biller and Coder include:

  • Establish relations with collection agencies and small claims court for collections
  • Proficient use of Client’s EMR Platform
  • Use coded data to produce and submit claims to insurance companies for billing purposes
  • Maintain medical bad-debt cost report by tracking billings
  • Review and appeal unpaid and denied claims
  • Verify patient insurance coverage
  • Secure outstanding balance payments for hospital employees through payroll deductions
  • Protect patient billing confidentiality
  • Enhance billing department and hospital reputation

Job Requirements – Medical Biller and Coder

As the Medical Biller and coder, you must be diligent and detail oriented. The Medical Biller and Coder must have a high level of critical thinking skills for our busy client.

Additional requirements of the Medical Biller and Coder include:

  • Minimum of 2 years in Medical Biller and Coder role
  • Certified Coder
  • Graduate of an accredited high school
  • Associate’s Degree in MIBC from an accredited college
  • Effective knowledge of CPT, ICD-9, ICD-10, coding and medical terminology