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Billing Clerk

Job Details

Petroleum Building - Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
High School Degree
Day Shift




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 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.