Medical Billing Specialist

Clearwater, FL 33755

Posted: 06/04/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Life Sciences Job Number: JN -062024-19036 State: Florida

Job Description

Medical Billing Specialist

SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.
  • Location: Clearwater, FL (On-site and not remote)
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
  • Salary: Up to $20.00/hr. based on experience
  • Employment Type: Contract with the opportunity to go permanent based on performance.

Position Overview: The Medical Billing Specialist compiles, reviews, and processes billing and accounts receivable documents, insurance bills and payments, and prepares and maintains all accounts receivable and patient service revenue records and reports. Responsibilities:

Job Duties:
  • Promotes and practices the hospice mission and values and follows all policies and procedures. Prepares, reviews and submits monthly billings according to established procedures. Matches bills with census
  • and identifies discrepancies, reviews patient billing revenues for accuracy.
  • Records all payments as received, performs monthly reconciliation of cash receipts; and maintains accounts
  • receivable records and reports.
  • Reviews and corrects accounts receivable bills/records before transmission or mailing.
  • Continuously works on clearing rejections, denials and returned claims, performing all necessary follow-up to
  • ensure collection of payments from Medicare/Medicaid and Insurance providers.
  • Completes billing audits to ensure accuracy and/or compliance.
  • Receives and answers inquiries from insurance sources/Case Managers regarding patient status or obtaining
  • updated authorizations.
  • Consults with internal departments and personnel regarding status of patients for billing purposes.
  • Contacts Medical Records as needed to acquire any information and records needed for billing.
  • Coordinates the compilation and submission of information needed for Medicaid and Medicaid managed care
  • providers, including obtaining authorizations.
  • Coordinates with LTC facilities relating to patient responsibility and notification of Hospice Admission.
  • Continuously strives to improve processes and maintain high standards of quality and customer service.

Preferred Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience in general healthcare accounting practices; proficiency with accounting software
  • Accurately perform mathematical computations and audit data to detect errors
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and manage assigned tasks with limited supervisory support
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid accounting regulations
  • Knowledge and familiarity with medical terminology

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