Robert Half International Medical Biller in Albany, Oregon
Do you possess knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures as well as knowledge of medical terminology? Accountemps is seeking Medical Billers to assist our clients in the Albany area. These positions may be located in physician offices, hospitals, nursing homes, or other healthcare facilities.
The medical biller is responsible for submitting medical claims to insurance companies and payers such as Medicare and Medicaid. It is a position that is critical for the financial cycle of all health care providers, from single-provider practices through large medical centers. A medical biller is responsible for the timely submission of medical claims to insurance companies.
Obtaining referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures.
Checking eligibility and benefits verification for treatments, hospitalizations, and procedures.
Reviewing patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtaining any missing information.
Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing.
Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe.
Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary
Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances.
Reviewing accounts for insurance of patient follow-up.
Researching and appealing denied claims.
Answering all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts.
Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts.
Updating billing software with rate changes.
Updating cash spreadsheets and running collection reports.
Knowledge of insurance guidelines including HMO/PPO, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer requirements and systems.
Competent use of computer systems, software, and 10 key calculators.
Effective communication abilities for phone contacts with insurance payers to resolve issues.
Customer service skills for interacting with patients regarding medical claims and payments, including communicating with patients and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds.
Ability to work well in a team environment. Being able to triage priorities, delegate tasks if needed, and handle conflict in a reasonable fashion.
Problem-solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, denials, appeals, collections.
A calm manner and patience working with either patients or insurers during this process.
Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures.
Knowledge of medical terminology likely to be encountered in medical claims.
Maintaining patient confidentiality as per the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Ability to multitask.
Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.
When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.
Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.
Location: Albany, OR
Date Posted: February 22, 2021
Employment Type: Temporary
Job Reference: 03610-9502861824
Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance