Billing and Collections Specialist-South Metro!

Burnsville, Minnesota
$17-22/HR DOQ
Apr 10, 2017
May 10, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for submitting and following up on claims with health insurance companies in order to receive payment for services rendered by a provider. 

Job Duties: 

  • Collaborating with staff from other departments to solve billing issues.
  • Using data to produce and submit claims to insurance companies.
  • Working directly with the insurance company, healthcare providers, and the patient to get a claim processed and paid.
  • Reviewing, resubmitting and appealing unpaid and denied claims.
  • Handling collections on unpaid accounts.
  • Resolving client‐billing problems and applying good customer service in a timely manner.
  • Establishing and securing payment plans, and collecting customer payments in accordance with payment due dates.
  • Providing a timely follow‐up payment arrangements.
  • Posting payments to client accounts in multiple databases.
  • Conducting account research and analysis.
  • Reconciling Accounts Receivable to the General Ledger.
  • Keeping accurate records of data and ensuring information is being stored properly which entails backing up computer systems daily.
  • Preparing and maintaining various reports.


  • Knowledge of basic principles and practices of accounting.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills.
  • Experience with EMR software, QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Must be able to multi-task.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • This position requires a high school diploma or equivalency.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience with medical billing.

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