Billing Specialist

Position Title

Billing Specialist 

Position Number

P #1216

General Description

The Billing Specialist position will be responsible for performing departmental activates including all insurance billings and entry of all adjustments and payments.  The position also works with staff and payors to identify performance trends and process opportunities. This position requires an inherent knowledge of medical insurance billing related matters and of general accounts receivable.  Position requires the ability to perform numerical detail work with speed and accuracy; communicate in a clear, professional and literate manner, and to establish and maintain a good working relationship with patients, staff and third-party payers.

Education

Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent.

Preferred: Business Degree.

Experience

Required: At least three (3) years' experience in a business/clerical position including filing and organizational maintenance, processing financial transactions, payment resolution, and data entry into an automated accounting system.

Preferred: Five (5) years' experience in medical insurance billing (including Medicare and Medicaid); one (1) or more years' experience in psychiatric insurance billing in automated systems. Experience with "ClaimMD" patient medical software would be a plus.

Licenses/Certifications

Required: Valid Texas driver's license.

Physical Requirements

Required: Must use visual and motor skills to efficiently and accurately enter data; utilize computer and calculator; sit for long periods of time throughout the day; mobility required to bend, reach, lift up to 25 pounds, and must have legible handwriting.

Hours

Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Some after-hours work may be required.

Salary

$31,000 - $41,000 annually, depending on qualifications and experience.