Medical Billing & Collections Specialist

Administration / Office Staff Louisville, Kentucky


The Medical Billing & Collections Specialist will be tasked with consistently and accurately assigning the appropriate designated codes to each patient record by reviewing the information provided in the medical record.

Position Requirements:

  • Fields billing coding questions
  • Assess accounts for bad debt
  • Reviews account history for cancellations and now show history
  • Assists patients with locked accounts
  • Distributes itemized statements as requested
  • Assists in distribution of mail
  • Sends certified letters to patients as required
  • Processes credit card statements
  • Balances credit card machine nightly
  • Completes all other assigned tasks to ensure efficient department function and work flow
  • Escalates any billing/coding issues to Client Service Director and Coding Education Manager

Reporting Relationships:

The billing specialist will report to the Business Office Manager

Qualifications:

Must possess a high school diploma or GED

Must have worked 1 year experience in medical billing experience

Must be able to work independently and to maintain mental focus for long periods of time