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Billing Specialist

Company: Community and Family Resources
Location: Fort Dodge
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Community and Family Resources is seeking candidates for Billing Specialist in Fort Dodge to assist with many areas of our revenue cycle.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and file insurance claims for clients covered by insurance and maintain records of payment from insurance and balances due from clients on accounts, including all Medicaid/Title XIX claims and payments.
  • Prepare follow-up billings on clients with delinquent accounts and send collection letters on accounts over 90 days past due.
  • Prepare monthly client, third party, local, state, and federal billings for appropriate services.
  • Complete financial evaluations with client and certify third party pay options.
  • Assist with filing of client related materials in client files.Schedule:
    • Type: Full-time
    • Hours: 40 hours each week, generally Monday-Friday, 8a-4:30pEducation and Experience Qualifications:
      • Associate's degree in accounting required; Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
      • Experience with Managed Care Practices preferred, with 3-5 years of experience in medical billing a plus, but not required.Required Knowledge and Abilities:
        • Knowledge of 42CFR and HIPAA and how confidentiality regulations apply to the agency.
        • Knowledge of IDPH, CARF, and/or IDHS licensure standards.
        • Proficient knowledge of insurance billing practices and forms.
        • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
        • Experience with managed care practices preferred.
        • Ability to communicate effectively, regularly, and fluently in English; bilingual (English/Spanish) abilities are preferred but not required.
        • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
        • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
        • Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or agency employees.
        • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
        • Ability to prepare clear and concise case records and to keep other relevant records.
        • Knowledge and ability to use computer programs including medical records systems, web-based time keeping systems, internet software, spreadsheet software, and word-processing software.Physical Demands:
          • The staff member is regularly required to sit and talk or hear.
          • The staff member is occasionally required to stand and walk.
          • The staff member may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
          • The staff member may move between agency buildings, from office to office, to enable conferring with other staff members.
          • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
          • The staff member may be required to work at any agency building as needed/directed and be responsible for her/his own transportation.
          • The staff member may be required to work extended periods of time at a video display terminal (VDT).
          • Incumbents within this position may be required to assist or find appropriate assistance to make accommodations for disabled individuals in order to ensure access to the organization's services (may include: visitors, patients, employees, or others)Benefits:
            CFR offers a comprehensive benefit package, including IPERS, medical, dental and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off (4 weeks during the first year of employment), 9 paid holidays, 401(k), paid training, and more! Application Process: Candidates interested in applying should submit an application and resume. Candidates will be required to complete a background check, drug screen, and TB test prior to starting employment. Candidates must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exemption. CFR is a nicotine free employer. Equal Opportunity Employer: Community and Family Resources is an Equal Opportunity Employers and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
            To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. - The requirements listed in this job description are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable person(s) with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Community and Family Resources, Des Moines , Billing Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Fort Dodge, Iowa

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