Billing Specialist I
Hamilton Health Care System, Inc.
Job Description and Performance Standards
Title: Billing Specialist I 441004146
Department: Hamilton EMS
Reports To: HEMS Administrative Coordinator
Shift: 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
The Billing Specialist I is responsible for monitoring accounts receivable, data entry, claims submission, follow-up, account adjudication, and general office/clerical duties. To ensure the accuracy and timeliness of these processes productive relationships will be established and maintained with a broad range of personnel within the organization, including Physicians, managers, co-workers (including any off-site location(s)), clinic/hospital colleagues, information systems and other personnel as required. In addition, the billing specialist will also establish and maintain relationships with patients, families, insurance companies, government agencies and others as necessary. In addition, the Billing Specialist I will serve as a back-up for the Billing Specialist, Sr, including ambulance coding.
EDUCATION: Completion of a high school diploma. College level courses preferred but not required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 0-2 years third-party medical billing, medical collections, or medical coding experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. EMT and/or Paramedic experience a plusJOB SKILLS: Demonstrates competency with medical procedural coding (CPT/ICD9/ICD10/Ambulance Coding) and terminology. Working knowledge of medical A/R software programs and PC skills. Must possess excellent customer service skills; good written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. Close attention to detail, demonstrate competence in math and knowledge of GAAP accounting principles.