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Medical Biller

Location : Dunwoody, GA
Job Type : Temp to Direct
Reference Code : Austin
Compensation : 16.00 USD/HOUR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 2
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Office

Job Description :

We are looking for medical billers to join our clients growing team in Dunwoody, GA.


Job duties include:



  • 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.


Required Qualifications :

Requirements:



  • Competent use of computer systems, software, and 10 key calculators.

  • Familiarity with CPT and ICD-10 Coding.

  • 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.


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