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Anesthesia Medical Billing Specialist - Hamilton Township, NJ

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Company Name:MBMS Medical Billing and Management Services
Location:Hamilton Township, NJ
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Accounts Receivable
Pay:Hourly
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Description

Large Medical Billing and Management company is seeking an experienced Billing Claims Specialist in our Hamilton New Jersey office. This position is located in Hamilton Township, Mercer County on Quakerbridge Road. Convenient to the Trenton Area. 

We are seeking motivated, hard working individuals to perform billing and accounts receivable management for our Anesthesia Client base. Candidate will be posting payments against patient accounts, follow-up with insurance companies and correspondence. Prior anesthesia billing experience is a plus. This role plays a key part in assuring our reimbursements are timely and accurate.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Monitor and analyze insurance claims and denials by running reports and contacting insurance companies for claim resolution
  • Identify problem accounts and trends in claim issues escalating them as appropriate.
  • Update patient account records detailing action taken on the account as well as claim status
  • Compose letters to explain reasons for appeals.
  • Research and identify coding or clinical documentation issues and correct errors in a timely manner for maximum reimbursement.
  • Post Patient and Insurance payments 
  • Perform all types of complex adjustments to patient accounts and resolves any issues.

Responsible for all aspects of follow up and collections, including making telephone calls, accessing payer websites. Identify issues or trending and provide suggestions for resolution. Initiate timely and proactive communication to payers to identify deficiencies and provide appropriate feedback to operational staff in order to resolve and prevent issues. 

Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and understand an EOB;
  • Experience equivalent of Associate's degree or 2 to 3 years of related experience in areas such as medical coding, claims processing, billing/collection practices and accounting.
  • Conduct all job tasks, calls, duties, and interactions with professionalism, respect, a positive attitude, and in accordance with company compliance policies and applicable government regulations;
  • Maintain or exceed specified performance standards for each client;
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task;
  • Ability to learn, understand, and work within specific compliance, client, and payer requirements;
  • Approach all tasks, duties, and interactions with an attitude of continuous improvement;
  • Demonstrated understanding of applicable HIPAA regulations, Medicare, Medicaid, insurance, liability, and tertiary payment methods;
  • Must possess critical thinking/analytical skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs especially Excel and Outlook.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision insurance as well as 401K, Life Insurance, STD and LTD. Paid holidays, vacation time, sick days and personal time. Business casual work environment.