Billing Specialist Jobs
Billing Specialist Job Overview
Billing specialists compile account statements, compute balances and record billing payments for a companies. They can also typically be responsible for preparing invoices for services rendered or for the delivery of goods. Other duties may include calculating interest, penalties and late fees for clients who are past due on their accounts. A billing specialist can expect to work daily with both paper forms and specialized computer programs when inputting and analyzing account information.
Billing Specialist Education
The typical billing specialist has a high school diploma, and nearly 38 percent of billing specialists have a bachelor's degree or higher in a related field. Having a college degree typically adds to the skill set, especially in the areas of advanced statistical analysis, modeling and computations. Most billing specialist jobs will include participation in short-term, on-the-job training to ensure compliance with company-standard billing practices.
In addition to experience with computer software and statistical analysis programs, knowledge of medical billing, medical terminology and medical coding procedures may help applicants gain a foothold in billing specialist jobs in hospitals or insurance companies.
Billing Specialist Job Market
Between 2012 and 2022, the national job market for billing specialists is expected to increase by 18 percent according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This increase in positions amounts to 187,800 jobs. The health care field, including the offices of physicians, hospitals, surgical centers and laboratories, will have the most job openings for billing specialists. Other fields of growth for billing specialists include accounting, tax preparation and bookkeeping services as well as corporate management.
Billing Specialist Salaries
The median annual salary for a billing specialist is $37,000. The top 10 percent of billing specialists can expect to earn a salary of $47,460 or more annually while the bottom 10 percent earn about $23,380 each year.
Summary: The Billing Specialist (BS) is responsible for a broad range of billing processes related to managing the Ready to Bill unbilled revenue. The employee will proactively work assigned payer billing to maximize accurate and timely payment. The BS will observe company policies and all applicable laws and regulations regarding the billing of medical claims. The employee must have the ability ...
To deliver world-class healthcare for a community exceeding 600,000 people, WellStar is more than 11,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With five unique hospitals, over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in...
Description Memphis TN Billing Specialist Full Time- Float- Daytime Description File claims and run/work audit trails daily, process ERAs, payments, and adjustments. Enter charges in a timely manner. Balance daily activity and prepare and send Batch Cover Sheet to appropriate parties. Ensure that front office staff properly collects copayments and balances due at time of service by auditin...
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*TOP JOB* Medicare Billing Specialist Centre Crest seeks an experienced person able to work FT in a busy office as a Billing Specialist. Experience with Medicare SNF billing and FISS preferred. Strong Excel and computer skills necessary. We're looking for a self-starter who likes a challenge and who is able to work independently making decisions. Prepare billings for long term care. Compl...
RESPONSIBILITIES: KForce has a client looking for a Billing Specialist located in Boca Raton, FL. The Billing Implementation Specialist performs customer-facing duties and makes determination of electronic or custom billing needs. This position requires a minimum of 3 years of detailed MS Access skills. The person will be responsible for creating, sending, modifying, enhancing and streamlining el...
DMEFollow-up Specialist for Small Health Group Durable Medical Equipment Specialist needed for a Sleep Groupin NW OKC. Candidates should have a strong A/R background. Preferred experience in CPAP Billing and Collections. Must type between 25-30 wpm. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel. Knowledge of Brightree a Plus. Sleep experience is Preferred. Must be able to work indep...
We are looking for a highly self-motived Billing and Collections Specialist who thrives in a fast paced, high volume environment to join our team in Waltham, MA. The individual will ensure the accurate and timely invoicing of our customers, as well as understands the value of our customers. Responsibilities: Assist with the generation of invoices through NetSuite, our accounting system, and matc...
RESPONSIBILITIES: Our client is seeking a Billing Specialist in Chantilly, Virginia (VA). Duties: Collaborate with internal and external customers to invoice customers, reconcile billed vs. booked revenue and, as required, provide ad-hoc support and analyses (internal clients include program managers and business group financial personnel) Perform collection activities in support of issued inv...
A fortune 100 healthcare technology company is currently seeking a Contract Billing Specialist for an immediate contract to hire opportunity. The ideal candidate will have prior experience analyzing sales contracts and setting up vendors for billing. This is a fast paced, high volume environment and a successful candidate will be a strong multitasked and possess the ability to prioritize on the go...
Job ID: 25559 Date Posted: 10/10/2014 Location: DFCCC Quincy Job Family: DFCCC Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular FLSA Status: Nonexempt About Dana-Farber Located in Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related dise...
Job Description: Billing Specialist Responsibilities: Prepare and mail all invoices in a timely manner, maintain client files and database. Answer all client and employee inquiries regarding invoices; resolve invoice discrepancies. Track and manage billing requests, reconcile all client accounts, identify and recommend improvements to company?s billing system. Prepare monthly reports as require...
Our client, a dynamic, growing company in the Lexington area is seeking Billing Specialists for their team to perform functions associated with invoicing processes. Specifically the Billing Specialists will be responsible for accurate and timely completion of tasks associated with client invoicing, credit card reconciliations, accurate and timely resolution of client issues and exceptions, maintai...
Job Purpose: Collects patient payments as well as participating and non-participating insurance claims by gathering, coding, and transmitting patient care information; resolving discrepancies; adjusting patient bills; preparing reports. Duties: * Gathers medical billing information by reviewing patient medical records; checking for completeness. * Ensures payments by verifying accuracy of medi...
Staff Hunters is currently recruiting Medical Billers & Health Claims Specialist in the Greater Manchester, NH area for full-time positions offering $14-18/hr.+. If you're a team player with 3+years’ experience looking for an opportunity to join a company that truly values their staff and offers; a generous benefits package, 401K, 4 weeks paid time off to start and more; this could be the job for ...
Medical Billing Specialist Position - East Aurora, NY/Southtowns Medical Biller to join a great A/R team at our Corporate Office. Seeking candidate for long term care billing experience. Looking for a fast learner, outgoing person who works well independently and with others! Responsibilities: · Third-party billing for Medicare · Follow-up of aged accounts. · Payment review & cash posting to ...
Medical Billing Specialist Medical billing company seeks experienced medical billing professional for account/claim resolution. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience with A/R, insurance follow-up, researching denied claims and coding knowledge. This opportunity has excellent growth potential within a rapidly growing organization. We are a drug/felony free environment. Up to $32k...
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. is a senior living and healthcare services company. Five Star owns or leases and operates 210 senior living communities located in 30 states. These communities include independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing communities. Five Star also operates five institutional pharmacies and two rehabilitation hospitals. Five Star is headquartered in Newton, Massachu...
Description First Choice Physician Practice with Tenet Healthcare is seeking an experienced and knowledgeable individual for their Billing Specialist role in Pismo Beach, CA. Full Time- Day time Medical Office Setting Description File claims and run/work audit trails daily, process ERAs, payments, and adjustments. Enter charges in a timely manner. Balance daily activity and prepare and send...
Call customer or field personnel to obtain missing documents previously requested by the Call Center Representative/ship pending representative or missing on faxed order Act as a contact person for the field personnel, medical professionals, and claims carriers to facilitate the organization of paperwork required for the processing of claims Ensure accuracy of incoming medical documentation and ...
You?ve invested time and hard work to get where you are, and you want to work alongside people who?ve done the same and will motivate you to be better every day. You are looking to be challenged and grow professionally, and you need to be valued and recognized for your contributions. If this is you, Sirius is for you. Sirius helps companies become more competitive by taking advantage of technolog...
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Government Billing Specialist
$31,200.00 - $480,000.00
Typical Salary for Government Billing Specialist
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Education / Training
Some College Coursework Completed
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Government Billing Specialist
Confirms government contractor payments by determining payment requirements; confirming invoices; forwarding requests for payment.
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Ability to audit invoices against regulations and contractual provisions
Ability to establish and maintain a job related database
Ability to operate office equipment
Prepares reports by collecting and summarizing contractor incidents; issuing tax exemption forms.
Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
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