Medical Biller / Coder
Review patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtain any
missing information. Submit technical or professional medical
claims to insurance companies including physician offices,
hospitals, nursing homes, or other health care facility. Possess
strong knowledge of insurance guidelines. Follow up on unpaid
claims within standard billing cycle timeframe. Call insurance
companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary.
Identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances. Answer patient
or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned
? Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
? Operate typing, adding, calculating, or billing machines.
? Prepare itemized statements, bills, or invoices and record
amounts due for items purchased or services rendered.
? Review documents such as purchase orders, sales tickets, charge
slips, or hospital records to compute fees or charges due.
? Perform bookkeeping work, including posting data or keeping other
records concerning costs of goods or services or the shipment of
? Keep records of invoices and support documents.
? Resolve discrepancies in accounting records.
? Type billing documents, shipping labels, credit memorandums, or
credit forms, using typewriters or computers.
? Contact customers to obtain or relay account information.
? Compute credit terms, discounts, shipment charges, or rates for
goods or services to complete billing documents.
? Education: Training required in vocational schools, related
on-the-job experience, or an associates degree
? Related Experience: Previous work-related skill, knowledge, or
experience is required
? Job Training: At least one year of training involving both
on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced
workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be substituted
? Active Listening ? Giving full attention to what other people are
saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking
questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate
? Reading Comprehension ? Understanding written sentences and
paragraphs in work related documents.
? Speaking ? Talking to others to convey information
? Critical Thinking ? Using logic and reasoning to identify the
strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or
approaches to problems.
? Social Perceptiveness ? Being aware of others' reactions and
understanding why they react as they do.
? Time Management ? Managing one's own time and the time of
? Monitoring ? Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other
individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take
? Complex Problem Solving ? Identifying complex problems and
reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and
? Judgment and Decision Making ? Considering the relative costs and
benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate
? Service Orientation ? Actively looking for ways to help people We
are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all
qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected