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Billing & Accounts Receivable Specialist Job in Portland, Maine

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Job Title: Billing & Accounts Receivable Specialist

Employer:Portland Gastroenterology Center
Skills:Billing,A/R Management,E/M & Surgery coding familiarity
Specialties:Gastroenterology, Surgery
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Preferred Experience:5 to 7 years
Location:161 Marginal Way Portland 04101, ME, US
Date Posted:11/5/2020

We are seeking an energetic, efficient and organized candidate to join our growing team. In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of billing and collections for the services furnished by our providers.  Ultimately, the billing representative’s duties and responsibilities are to ensure prompt and accurate payments, and that billing practices are ethical and compliant with government and insurance regulations and guidelines when doing so. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of revenue cycle management and can efficiently and effectively track and obtain reimbursements with multiple payors and product lines. We are a private practice so you will enjoy a greater autonomy and have the ability to work with other departments within the organization. 



·         Posts insurance and patient payments.

·         Submits claims electronically and via paper forms as necessary.

·     Answers patient inquiries on account status and charges. Assists patients with setting up payment plans. Advises patient if appropriate to follow up with their health plan. Resolves patient complaints.

·      Follows up with insurance companies on status of claims, denials, appeals, etc. Ensures Days in A/R stays below 50 days.

·         Follows HIPAA guidelines in handling patient information.

·        Completes projects as assigned to support process integration with other departments.


·         Professional, positive attitude and appearance.

·         Solid written and verbal communication, and math skills.

·         Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.

·         Excellent organizational skills.

·         Multitasking skills and detail oriented, with the ability to prioritize tasks.

·         Knowledgeable on insurance and reimbursement processes.

·         Understanding of ICD-10 and CPT medical billing codes.

Familiarity with HIPAA privacy requirements. Maintains and protects confidential information


Please email resume to Deborah.Thurston@portlandgastro.com

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