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Medical Billing Associate Job in Meriden, Connecticut

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Job Title: Medical Billing Associate

Employer:Dermatopathology Laboratory of New England
Type:Full-Time
Skills:billing,data entry,collections
Required Experience:1 to 2 years
Location:Meriden, CT
Date Posted:12/4/2019

Job Description

We have an immediate opening for a full-time Medical Billing Associate. Position includes responsibility for all aspects of medical billing, including data entry, electronic and paper claim submission, problem resolution, and answering inquiries from medical insurance companies and patients. Experience with medical billing and collections is required. This position also includes cross-coverage of other office functions.

Responsibilities:

–  Submitting and posting of claims
–  Working directly with the insurance company, health care provider, and patient to get claims processed and paid
–  Reviewing and appealing unpaid, rejected, and denied claims
–  Answering billing questions for patients
–  Handling collections on unpaid accounts
–  Collect required insurance co-payments, patient balances, and properly document issues in electronic accounts receivable system
–  Understand and adhere to all HIPAA regulations regarding patient confidentiality and record-keeping
–  Cross-coverage of other office functions such as processing requests for slides, proofreading and correcting pathology reports, answering telephones, and logging in biopsy specimens

Qualifications:

–  Demonstrated experience with insurance billing, coding, medical terminology, and reimbursement
–  Superior customer service skills and an outgoing, friendly personality
–  Ability to exercise discretion and good judgment on confidential matters
–  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on the phone and in writing
–  High level of attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness
–  Excellent written and oral communication skills
–  Proficient in Microsoft Excel along with strong general computer skills
–  Associate’s degree and billing certification desirable
–  Minimum of 2 years’ experience in medical billing

Preferred Qualifications:

–  Experience in pathology and laboratory billing desirable but not required
–  Transcription experience is desirable
–  Candidates who provide a cover letter will be given priority consideration

Dermatopathology Laboratory of New England, P.C. is a thriving, private dermatopathology laboratory in operation for 24 years, staffed with three physicians and approximately ten supporting staff members. We have a pleasant work environment and nice setting, with easy access from major highways.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Excellent benefits including full medical, paid holidays, vacation/sick time, and 401(k) profit sharing plan.

Salary: $19.00 to $27.00 /hour

Applying

Please forward your application and resume to Thomas T. Debski, Operations Manager, at: thomas.debski@dlne.us


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