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Medical Billing Specialist at Signature Hospice

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Type: Full Time
Location: Wilsonville, Oregon





Job Description:

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Full-Time Medical Billing Specialist

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 8 to 5

Signature Healthcare at Home - 25117 SW Parkway Suite F - Wilsonville, Oregon 97070

The Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for accurate, timely completion and submission of all the billing, collections and accounts receivable functions of Signature Healthcare at Home.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Responsible for Medicare, Medicaid and HMO insurance billing and collections.

* Responsible for monitoring claims through electronic claims processing system.

* Responsible for collections, collection calls and following up on unpaid claims.

* Responsible for the understanding of managed care contracting, prior experience interpreting contract terms helpful.

* Takes immediate steps to correct claims denials; written and verbal appeal techniques and correcting claim.

* Timely submission of weekly and/or monthly charges with needed support to insurance companies.

* Posting of cash receipts with timely follow-up on discrepancies with accounts receivable.

* Gathers, collates and reports key billing information to the Billing Department Director.

* Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with patients, family members, payers and referral sources.

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLSETS

* 3-5 years relevant experience in healthcare billing and collections.

* Must have a thorough understanding of bookkeeping/accounting procedures.

* Thorough understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and HMO insurance billing and collections is required.

* The ability to work successfully as part of a team.

* Detail orientation and accuracy.

* Ability to exercise independent judgment in completing assignments.

* Proficient skill in using PC software (Excel, Word, and Windows, etc.).

* Excellent verbal communications skills to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, external people and patients.

Signature Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer