Billing Clerk
Job Details
Entry
Petroleum Building - Los Angeles, CA
N/A
Full Time
High School Degree
Undisclosed
Undisclosed
Day Shift
Accounting
Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

 

Under the general direction of the Medical Billing Supervisor, the Medical Biller records patient charges, prepares billing statements, and records receipt of payments.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Accurately and efficiently gather patient information from the progress note and ensures that the claim forms are completed, electronically signed, and entered into the electronic billing management system on a daily basis.
  • Post all charges and payments into the billing management system.
  • Maintain records, as necessary, to re-bill any denials or unpaid claims in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile, and file, outstanding claims to associated remittance advices.
  • Follow up on any unpaid claims, including collections of direct patient charges.
  • Attend training seminars, as required, to stay current on billing and eligibility issues.
  • Communicate regularly with other Medical Billers and share information acquired regarding billing issues.
  • Sort and file patient encounter forms by date.
  • All other duties as assigned. 
Qualifications

Qualifications and/or Experience Requirements:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience. 
  • Knowledge of medical terminology; proficient knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT codes; ability to research and correct errors.
  • Ability to work with diverse population with good communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency
  • Experience in using an electronic billing management system preferred.
  • Experience with Medi-Cal and Medi-Care claims preferred.
  • Experience in utilizing an electronic health record (EHR) highly desirable.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
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