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Medical Biller / Collector - Torrance, CA

Quick Facts
Company Name:Whittier Medical Management Inc
Location:Torrance, CA
Employment Type:Full Time
Category:Medical Billing
Pay:$16 - $20 per hour
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Position Overview

This position is responsible for submitting medical claims to insurance companies and following up payments from patients and third party payers. This person must maintain the confidentiality of the patient accounts, credits and collections, accounts receivable, medical records, and any business office information.

Essential Functions

  • Verify patient insurance eligibility
  • Prepare and submit clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper
  • Review and resolve claim rejections and denials
  • Follow up on unpaid claims from third party payers
  • Take incoming phone calls
  • Answer questions from patients, co-workers, clients and insurance companies
  • Identify and resolve patient billing complaints
  • Prepare, review, and send patient statements
  • Process and post payments from insurance companies and patients and prepare pertinent reports
  • Participate in educational activities and attending monthly staff meetings
  • Maintain strictest confidentiality, adhering to all HIPAA guidelines and regulations
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned

Qualifications/Knowledge and Skills

  • High School graduate
  • Medical billing certification and externship or professional medical billing experience preferred but we are willing to train the right candidate
  • Trainable, fast-learner, organized, detail-oriented and a critical thinker
  • Ability to operate a Windows-based computer, emails, phones and basic office equipment
  • Strong typing (40 WPM), oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, clients and patients.

The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.