Billing Specialist

Ultimate San Diego, CA
Position: Billing Specialist I
Duration: Temp-to-Hire
Pay Rate: $14-$15/Hr
Location: Chula Vista
Hours: Full Time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Duties and Responsibilities

- Collect, and manage Insurance accounts
- Effectively manage aging of receivables
- Submit claims to insurance
- Prepare and review patient statements
- Review delinquent accounts and call for collection purposes
- Process payments from insurance companies
- Maintain strict confidentiality
- Upload documents
- Handle information about patient treatment, diagnosis, and related procedures to ensure proper coding
- Use computers to read and organize charts
- Follow up to see if a claim is accepted or denied
- Investigate rejected claims to see why denial was issued
- All other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned

Skills Demonstrating Proficiency at this Level

- Locates insurance and patient records and navigate in the billing system
- Understands physician roles and how they impact payer reimbursements
- Understands Healthcare Common Procedure Coding (HCPC) codes
- Understands diagnoses codes.
- Demonstrates ability to manage customer relationships
- Understands company's products and services.
- Understands and enforces simple payer contract terms and requirements
- Demonstrates basic knowledge of medical claims reimbursements (co-pays, deductibles, order of payers, and allowable/adjustments)

Here is some of what we have to offer:

Highly competitive compensation
Preventative Medical (MEC) Plan, dental and vision coverage
Life insurance w/ AD&D
Short-term disability
Medical indemnity
Paid holidays (based on length of service)
Credit Union membership
Online training modules available to improve skills and software knowledge
Ambassador of the Month honors
Monthly "Engage" newsletter just for our Ambassadors
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We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
manage insurance accounts, insurance claims, claim follow up