Local Retinal Office seeking a full- or part-time medical biller. Applicant must have at least two years of medical billing experience.
Job responsibilities include:
Coordinate billing department functions to ensure proper processing of patient billings.
Oversee A/R computer billing system and reports.
File all claims within 24 hours of service being rendered by the practice except for special services that require lab reports or other special billing procedures.
Implement department coding of and charging all laser and surgical procedures.
Post all insurance and patient payments within 24 hours of receipt to the practice.
Enforce credit and collection policies.
Act as a liaison to the rest of the office staff regarding billing and insurance functions in the practice.
Maintaine cash control records and bank deposit records to report to administrator daily.
Implementation of our billing compliance program and maintaining the highest level of compliance to third party reimbursement standards, to prevent practice liability for fraud or unethical billing practices.
Manage collection of all accounts receivable for the practice, maintain a collection ratio of at least 95% of collectible monies.
Maximize reimbursement through optimum coding, record keeping and follow-up. Monitor reimbursement levels. Update fee schedules yearly.
Handle billing compliant issues from patients and insurance carriers.
Develop work aids to be used by all staff members to enable them to know the correct policy and procedure for working with each insurance plan the practice participates with.
Produce end of the month reports to balance out charges and payments, cash control sheets, and track A/R.
Stay up to date on coding updates and communications from payors and professional resources. Build and maintain professional relations with third party payors.
Review and submit all refund requests to administrator for processing. Review any NSF checks and process accordingly.
Perform other tasks as requested by the Physician and Practice Administrator.
*You must have billing experience to apply . Please do not apply if you have not performed the job as described above as we need an experienced biller who is competant in all of the items listed above.