Medical Billing Specialist - Pulmonary Services

Administration / Office Staff Knoxville, Tennessee

StatCare, one of the largest privately held Hospitalist and Pulmonary Services groups in the nation, is currently hiring well qualified Medical Billing Specialists to join our physician-owned group that currently serves 5 Tennova Healthcare and Covenant Health hospitals and 2 outpatient facilities in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Posts patient charges to the billing system, using appropriate codes (ICD-9/CPT.)
  • Investigates action forms and formulates solutions.
  • Assists in maintaining, updating and auditing the patient account information.
  • Adjusts patient accounts according to established policies and procedures.
  • Cross-trains other staff in job duties, charge entry functions, skills, and updates, as coordinated with the manager.
  • Communicates appropriate problems, questions and/or concerns to manager.
  • Updates patient account information continuously, so records reflect the most updated information possible.
  • Attends training and other meetings as appropriate; keeps current on revisions related to insurance participation, registration, coding and computer skills.
  • Obtains all required hospital patient information utilizing secure access to hospital patient records.
  • Assists with obtaining authorization numbers from insurance companies and hospitals.
  • Communicates with insurance companies, patients and physicians as necessary.
  • Assists colleagues in department and other office personnel, as appropriate.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding.
  • Skill in data entry, processing, and computer skills.
  • Knowledge of basic spelling, grammar and punctuation to process patient information.
  • Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Previous experience in medical billing (prefer experience with a hospital based physician practice).

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