Billing Specialist

Jackson, MS 39202

Posted: 12/02/2019 Industry: Office/Clerical Job Number: 242928 Pay Rate: $16.82/hour City: Jackson Type: Temp To Full-Time

Job Description

Experienced BILLING SPECIALIST needed to process claims to medicaid and commercial insurance companies. Daily responsibilities include consistently following up on denied claims, filing appeals to obtain maximum reimbursement and maintain strong contacts with providers, clients, staff, and insurance companies.

PAY RATE: $16.82/hr

HOURS: 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determining deductible, coinsurance, copay, and insurance amount to be paid

  • Reviewing and resubmitting rejected claims by contacting the patients, payers, or insurance companies to correct the denials

  • Ensuring billing and resubmission activities are handled accurately and are consistent with Medicaid and DMH s compliance policies

  • Posting of all payments to clients chart in MedEZ system

  • Reconciling Medicaid and private insurance billing to the accounts receivable subsidiary ledger

  • Monitoring and posting charity and grant write-offs

  • Completing internal audits on the Medicaid and private insurance billings quarterly

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years billing experience in the mental health environment and the ability to multi task under pressure

  • Working knowledge of the MEDEZ billing software system along with experience using Microsoft office preferred

  • Have the understanding of mental health terminology, ICD 9, ICD 10, and all aspects of CPT coding

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Certification in Medical billing/Coding (working experience in lieu of certification may also be considered)

BENEFITS: Client company pays 100% employee health insurance and offers a 401k retirement plan after probationary period

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the JACKSON CLERICAL branch. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-4200.

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