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Jacqui Colyer
Director of Human Resources

Job Title: Medical Billing Specialist Location: 5139 Mattis Road, Ste 102
St. Louis, MO 63128
Department: Billing Revision Date:  January 2020
NOTE:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Position overview: Working all aspects of the billing cycle accurately to ensure revenue is being brought into the practice efficiently and continuously from payors. Interact with patients in a professional manner.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Submitting claims within set time frames
  • Working appeals within set time frame
  • Exceptional knowledge of EMR system
  • Identifies issues within EMR system
  • Identifies changes with payors
  • Communicate identified EMR issues and payor changes with manager
  • Thorough understanding of Dx and modifiers and billing rules
  • Excellent ability to research billing issues
  • Reviews previous denials monthly
  • Reviews aging twice monthly
  • Excellent customer service skills for answering billing questions and deescalating upset patients
  • Copies checks and posts within the set time frame
  • Will rotate working until 5pm
  • Available to work overtime to get caught up or for a special projects, as needed

Other Skills/Abilities:

  • Team player with billing department and every department throughout organization
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Proficient knowledge of EXCEL
  • Professional appearance for patients and outside reps
  • Proficient knowledge of EMR systems

Physical Requirements:

  • Listening and talking to patients on the phone for 6-8 hours per day
  • May use a headset as needed
  • Sitting at desk 6-8 hours per day
  • Keyboarding
  • 10 Key
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment: phones, copier, fax, scanner
  • Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week