Billing Assistant

Job Locations US-TX-Fort Worth
ID 2022-1583
Category
RCM Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview


  • The Billing Assistant is responsible for the first steps in the billing process. Weekly assignments are provided by the supervisor and the billing assistant must develop a plan to complete work lists by end of week.  Billing assistants must comply with applicable laws regarding billing standards, and be able to operate in a team-oriented environment that strives to provide superior service to anesthesia providers throughout the country.

Responsibilities

Batch Preparation



  • Sort documentation from client by date of service

  • Reconcile daily cases to surgical schedule

  • Flags codes needing hard copy reports or documentation

  • Request and log missing information from clients

  • Review outstanding issues daily

  • Weekly confirmation that all dates of service have a charge batch

  • Close batches timely according to team goals

  • Scanning


Charge Entry



  • Routinely conducts OCR verification of demographic data

  • Routinely runs insurance plan selection program

  • Identifies need to add plans to master table and reruns selection to program

  • Runs upload program to upload demographic data into Client Master

  • Enters charge batches as coded by client and Coding Specialist as applicable

  • Refers coding and fee questions to Client Account Manager

  • Prints concurrency report and resolves all possible overlaps

  • Prints proofing report and checks for accuracy


Correspondence



  • Retrieve correspondence and sort by client

  • Corrects address on return mail

  • Sorts claims and secondary’s

  • Notates patient accounts properly


Telephone Management/Miscellaneous



  • Answers telephone according to company requirements

  • Routes client calls to appropriate manager

  • Responds to patient/insurance company claim inquiries

  • Notes patient accounts properly

  • Update patient address from statement carrier 

Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One year in data entry field

  • One year in medical billing preferred

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