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Medical Billing Specialist


Medical Billing

$20/HR+ DOE

Waterbury, CT, USA

August 20, 2023

About the Role

Medical Billing Specialist


Jaci Carroll Staffing is recruiting for an experienced, responsible, and motivated team player for a Medical Billing Specialist role within a 5-provider physical therapy practice in the Waterbury area. A minimum two years of medical billing experience is required. This is a contract-to-hire position with hours between 9:00AM-5:30PM, Monday-Friday. The pay range would be $20/HR+ DOE.

Medical Billing Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit paper and electronic clean claims

  • Post paper and electronic EOBs, reviewing for inconsistencies or errors

  • Research and problem-solve denied claims, documenting actions

  • Generate, review, and mail patient statements monthly

  • Contact patients regarding insurance and/or payment issues, working with the patient for the best resolution

  • Handle incoming billing inquiries

  • Apply patient payments, arrange and follow-up on patient payment plans

  • Accounts Receivable ("AR") follow-up and documentation

  • Make bank deposits

  • Reconcile posted payments with deposits

  • Remain up-to-date on physical therapy CPT coding, and communicate changes to appropriate team members

  • Remain up-to-date on each insurance company’s requirements and fee schedules, communicating changes to appropriate team members

  • Periodically complete internal billing audits to ensure compliance with the State of Connecticut laws as well as insurance regulations

  • Respond to payer audits

  • Meet with staff monthly to discuss potential problems and resolutions

  • Follow office guidelines, meeting expected deadlines

A successful Medical Billing Specialist candidate will be proficient in verifying insurance, submitting claims, reading and entering EOBs, recognizing processing errors, submitting appeals, Accounts Receivable follow-up, collect and follow-up on unpaid patient balances. The candidate will have excellent telephone etiquette, exceptional attention-to-detail and documentation skills, be comfortable with researching and multi-tasking, as well as able to work with a sense of urgency. Applicants that are Certified Professional Biller (“CPB™) or Certified Professional Coder (“CPC”) are ideal.

Employer Benefits:

  • Health benefits

  • IRA Match

  • 6 paid holidays

  • 2-weeks PTO accrued per year

  • Employee discount on massage services

We are looking to fill this role immediately. For more information, please contact our Middlebury office at (203) 574-4838 or submit a resume. Qualified candidates will be contacted.

About the Company

Jaci Carroll Staffing: Providing short term & long-term positions to thousands in the Waterbury and Torrington areas since 1976.

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