Performs a variety of complex clerical and accounting functions for patient billing, including maintenance of third party billing records and resolution of a variety of insurance issues. Follows up on submitted claims and patient billing; resubmits claims or resolves problems. Works with others in a team environment.
1.Assists in obtaining pre-authorization from insurance carriers, when necessary. Compiles and submits all required documentation to the insurance.
2.Processes billings to patients and third party reimbursement claims; maintains supporting documentation files and current patient addresses.
3.Processes patient statements, keys data, posts transactions, and verifies accuracy of input to reports generated.
4.Researches and responds in person, by telephone, or in writing to patient inquiries regarding billing issues and problems.
5.Works with staff to ensure that correct diagnosis/procedures are reported third party insurance carriers.
6.Follows up on submitted claims; monitors unpaid claims, initiates tracers; resubmits claims as necessary.
7.Posts and reconciles payments to patient ledgers.
8.Balances daily batches and reports, prepares income reports and statistics; distributes reports as requested.
9.Follows and reports status of delinquent accounts.
10.Reviews accounts receivables and make recommendations to supervisor regarding collection.
11.Maintains patient demographic information and data collection systems.
12.Maintains billing/filing records in accordance with established protocol.
13.Performs a variety of general clerical duties and other routine functions.
14.Ensures strict confidentiality of financial records.
15.Performs other duties as assigned.
- Minimum of one year experience in medical office setting.
- Two years of prior employment experience in medical billing.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Computer skills and experience in maintaining automated recordkeeping systems.
- Good communication skills, written and oral, are necessary.
- Prefer bilingual in English and Spanish.
- Medical billing certification preferred; not required.
Light to medium physical duties include standing, walking, reaching, bending, hearing, and talking for up to eight(8) hours a day. Must have good vision; with or without corrective lenses. Must be able to lift twenty (20) pounds. Lifting will be primarily confined to occasional on premises lifting of boxes of office supplies and minor office equipment.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Community Action Corporation of South Texas
Welcome to Community Action Corporation of South Texas (CACOST)!
CACOST is a private non-profit organization established in 1971 and funded through federal, state and local grants. CACOST currently serves 16 counties via a wide variety of community programs and services. CACOST lives its mission each day, which is to continuously improve the lives of South Texans by providing high quality health care, education, housing and economic opportunities to reduce poverty through services and partnerships.
CACOST is looking for employees who are interested in accomplishing our mission, which can be both rewarding and challenging. We count on our employees to contribute directly to the growth and success of our agency. Because the quality of our staff is the key to our success, we carefully select our new employees. Apply today to join our CACOST family and take pride in being a member of our team.
Company Website: cacost.org
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