Billing Specialist

Job Title: Billing Specialist
Posted: Nov 10, 2021
Type: Full-time

Job Description

This position is to assist the Medical Billing Supervisor with all duties related to billing clients for services rendered.  Other duties may be assigned, and the employer reserves the right to change or reassign job duties or combine positions at any time.
 
The employee in this position will be an enthusiastic, detail-oriented, team and individual contributor, with a passion for learning, who is able to excel with minimal supervision.  In addition to possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills, the candidate should have excellent listening comprehension, including the ability to understand complex written and verbal instructions.  Because of the nature of the information the employee will be working, this position requires a high degree of confidentiality.  This employee will work directly with the Medical Billing Supervisor, but will also perform duties for the Management Team. Clearly understanding the agency mission, goals, and direction as set by the Board of Directors is essential.  Developing a clear understanding of the agency philosophy, the direction of the Medical Billing Supervisor and Controller, and supporting his/her direction is required.  The employee must function well in a sometimes emotionally intense environment where critical management decisions are made on an on-going basis and be able to interact in this environment in a courteous, professional manner with tact and poise.  The employee will need to perform a variety of important sometimes urgent, confidential, and complex tasks with frequently changing priorities. 
 
Essential duties and responsibilities of the position:
  • Prepare and file insurance claims for clients covered by insurance and maintain records of payment from insurance and balances due from clients on accounts, including all Medicaid/Title XIX claims and payments.
  • Prepare follow-up billings on clients with delinquent accounts and send collection letters on accounts over 90 days past due.
  • Prepare monthly client, third party, local, state, and federal billings for appropriate services.
  • Complete financial evaluations with client and certify third party pay options.
  • Assist with filing of client related materials in client files.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 

Skills & Experience

Language abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively, regularly, and fluently in English; bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are preferred but not required.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or agency employees.
Ability to prepare clear and concise case records and to keep other relevant records.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
Computer skills:
  • Electronic medical records system,
  • web-based time-keeping systems,
  • internet software,
  • spreadsheet software, and
  • word-processing software.

Education and/or experience:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting required; Bachelor’s degree in accounting preferred
  • Experience with Managed Care Practices preferred, with 3-5 years of experience in medical billing a plus, but not required.
 
CFR offers a comprehensive benefit package, including IPERS, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off  (4 weeks during the first year of employment) ,  9 paid holidays, 401(k), paid training, and others
 
Qualified candidates should send a resume with cover letter to: AshleyT@cfrhelps.org, or apply online at cfrhelps.org. or download our application at cfrhelps.org.  For any questions, please call(515)576-7261 ext. 1102.
 
CFR is a nicotine free employer. 
 

Additional Information

Posted: Nov 10, 2021
Schedule: Day Shift
Type: Full-time