Growing Altair Health/Atlantic NeuroSurgical Specialists Center seeks Certified Professional Coder/ Medical Billing Specialist with a minimum of two years billing experience to become an integral part of our Billing/Collections team.

This person will be a full-time, goal-oriented, revenue-driven, highly accurate and motivated coder/ biller. Duties include, but are not limited to: Charge entry, follow up on unpaid claims, and filing appeals when appropriate to obtain maximum reimbursement.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Computer experience is essential, including, but not limited to: practice management software preferably Centricity or eClinicals, word processing and spreadsheet applications.
  • Experience in CPT and ICD-10 coding; familiarity with medical terminology.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of guidelines for various Insurance payers.
  • Experience in filing claim appeals with insurance companies to ensure maximum reimbursement.
  • Responsible use of confidential information.
  • Perform to company standards of compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Ability to multi-task and work courteously and respectfully with fellow employees and patients.

DETAILED WORK ACTIVITIES

  • Ensure all claims are submitted with a goal of zero errors.
  • Verifies completeness and accuracy of all claims prior to submission.
  • Timely follow up on insurance claim denials, exceptions or exclusions.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Reading and interpreting insurance explanation of benefits.
  • Utilize monthly aging accounts receivable reports to follow up on unpaid claims aged over 30 days.
  • Respond to inquiries from insurance companies, patients and providers.
  • Regularly meet with Manager to discuss and resolve reimbursement issues or billing obstacles.
  • Stay abreast of all Coding and Billing guidelines.
  • Keep Coding/Billing Certification in good standing.
  • Perform additional duties as requested by Supervisory or Management team.

Department: administrative billing
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Morristown NJ

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