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Billing Assistant

Company: American Medical Response
Location: Roseville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary : We invite you to join a team of highly skilled emergency medical experts and providers! Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us. With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response. JOB SUMMARY The Billing Assistant will provide support for various aspects of the billing process, including but not limited to submitting claims, tracking payments, compiling reports, and verifying customer/payer information. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES * Review, maintain, and process timely billing and claim submissions with accuracy and completeness. * Track health plan memberships and utilization to determine rates of payment for capitated plans. * Submit billing claims to insurance carriers and update the Accounts Receivable Billing System to document claim processing statuses. * Track and deposit payments received from health plans and providers. * Issue payments to vendors and verify check statuses with the bank. * Process and prepare batch printing and sorting of paper claims. * Prepare documents for imaging and retrieve records from the imaging system. * Verify, update, and check eligibility of payer information as needed. * Notify the appropriate personnel of changes in client payers and communicate changes to all affected departments. * Assist the Pre-Billing department with researching and resolving client reimbursement issues. * Act as a resource for Administration and Operations regarding client-specific issues. * Maintain data in Microsoft Excel and compile regular reports as requested. * Process incoming and outgoing mail. * Pull and print required documents to attach to claims or refunds. * Update client information in the system as needed. * Adhere to HIPAA laws and company policies/procedures. * Perform other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS Experience: * Accounts Receivable experience preferred. * Experience in healthcare billing/coding or claims processing preferred. Education: * High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED). * Some advanced education preferred. Skills: * Ability to handle large volumes of paperwork. * Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel. * Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party health plan rules and regulations. * Knowledge of HIPAA requirements. * Strong alpha-numeric data entry skills. * Strong attention to detail and organizational skills. * Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. * Basic mathematical skills. Credentials/Licenses: * N/A - Job Description : WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Working Conditions: * Works in an office environment independently and with others. * Constant use of computers and other payment processing equipment. * Regularly works with phones and email. Physical Demands: * Prolonged periods of sitting required. * Rapid and frequent typing on a computer. Mental Requirements: * Frequent multi-tasking and high volumes of work. * Analysis and problem-solving. * Mathematical computations and data entry. GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles: * Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do. * One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone. * Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress. * Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties. * Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it. * Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS Reports to: Billing Supervisor Interrelationships: Operations, Administration, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Insurance Companies, Healthcare Providers, Customers/Clients If your passion is delivering patient care in missions where every second counts, apply today! EEO Statement Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Keywords: American Medical Response, Roseville , Billing Assistant, Accounting, Auditing , Roseville, California

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