Medical Billing Specialist-Part Time

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Medical Billing Specialist-Part Time
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA002267

Department: 3902500101-General Health Services

Position Status: Part-Time

Position Summary:
Health Services. The Medical Billing Specialist - Part Time assists the Billing Coordinator with billing for services rendered by Health Services. This position works up to 19 hours per week.
Essential Functions

  • Posts patient payments and insurance payments received by mail.
  • Places unpaid balances on student accounts.
  • Monitors outstanding insurance claims requiring follow-up due to delayed payments by carrier.
  • Electronically files all insurance claims through the contracted clearing house.
  • Monitors claims rejection, corrects claims and resubmits as needed.
  • Corresponds with insurance provider relations departments to ensure timely reimbursement and addresses issues which hinder collection processes.
  • Contacts providers related to rejections or denials to obtain correct diagnoses or procedure codes.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Associate Degree or two or more years of post-secondary education (additional experience may substitute for some of the education)

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: Yes

    Minimum Experience Required:
    One or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation and urinalysis prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:

    Preferred Experience::

    Salary Range: $11,860 - $14,832

    Job Open Date: 02/13/2019

    Job Closing Date: 2/22/2019

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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    Posted: 2/14/2019
    Application Due: 2/25/2019
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