Billing Associate

Billing Associate Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Billing Associate to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Search various web portals for active insurance;
  • Healthcare billing practices including HCPCS and ICD-10;
  • Adhere to HIPAAA privacy and confidentiality regulations and guidelines;
  • Obtain authorizations;
  • Contact insurance companies and patients when necessary;
  • Assists with periodic project purge process;
  • Assists with preparation, copying, and distribution of monthly billing related reports;
  • Assists with annual ESOP mailouts;
  • Other data entry tasks as assigned;
  • Timesheets, including the clearing of kickouts;
  • Manual preparation of invoices as assigned;
  • Helps maintain original contract files;
  • Assists Cost Accountant & Billing Associate with billing functions, including obtaining copies and highlighting backup to accompany invoices;
  • Files client invoices & other project related items, makes new billing folders as needed, helps with periodic boxing and cleanup;
  • Journal entries.

Requirements:

  • Make necessary adjustments to patient demographic and insurance information;
  • Clear and concise verbal and oral communication;
  • At least 2 years of previous billing experience;
  • Enroll clients;
  • Search various web portals for active insurance;
  • Audit notes and make claim edits to ensure accuracy of billing;
  • Previous experience with EHRs and automated billing systems;
  • Medical Billing and Coding Certificate would be a plus;
  • Healthcare billing practices including HCPCS and ICD-10;
  • Adhere to HIPAAA privacy and confidentiality regulations and guidelines;
  • Resolve and bill accounts that require more in-depth research to obtain insurance information;
  • Contact insurance companies and patients when necessary;
  • Highschool Diploma/GED;
  • Obtain authorizations;
  • Prioritization of accounts submitting claims.