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Billing/Coding Specialist

Stafford, Texas
04/28/17 15:44
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
[n/a]
Start Date:
Immediate Opening

Job Summary

Responsible for entering and coding patient services into a computer system and generating invoices to be sent to the patient. Sorts and files paperwork, handles insurance claims, and performs collections duties.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Collects delinquent accounts by establishing payment arrangements with patients; monitoring payments; following up with patients when payment lapses occur.
  • Maintains Medicare bad-debt cost report by tracking billings; monitoring collections; compiling information.
  • Initiates claims against estates by monitoring deaths and unpaid accounts; informing legal department to act on probate and estate issues; following-up with clerk of court.
  • Secures outstanding balance payments by establishing payroll deductions; obtaining signatures for automatic transfers,
  • Secures obstetrical payments by interviewing and obtaining information from pre-delivery patients; establishing payments due prior to delivery; sending monthly statements.
  • Maintains work operations by following policies and procedures; reporting compliance issues.
  • Maintains quality results by following standards.
  • Protects Sugar Land EMS by keeping collection information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Serves and protects the community by adhering to professional standards, policies and procedures and federal, state, and local requirements,.
  • Enhances billing department and hospital reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.





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