Medical Billing Specialist

Job description

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Medical Billing Specialist


UNT-Health & Wellness-Gen-160700

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Department Summary:

The University of North Texas (UNT) Student Health and Wellness center is a full service medical center offering general wellness and specialty medical care to all UNT students. The Student Health and Wellness Center is staffed with licensed physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, certified lab technologists, psychiatrists, registered nurses, registered dietitians, radiology technicians, and massage therapists.

The University of North Texas is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and great work/life balance.

Position Overview:

Processes records and bills patients per their insurance benefits or cash pay status

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma/GED equivalent and three years of general office or clerical experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to problem-solve and make decisions.
• Skill in recording and compiling material for reports.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
• Experience with filing medical insurance claims, working denials, and posting insurance payments.
• Working knowledge of medical terminology, CPT, ICD10CM and HCPCS coding.
• Ability to professionally handle clients in stressful situations with empathy and composure.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • Previous medical office experience.
  • Previous work experience involving health insurance.

Work Schedule:

M-F 8-5

Driving University Vehicle:


Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Medical Coding & Billing Spec


Presents a professional demeanor when interacting with internal and external customers. Follows appropriate chain of command.


Participates in all mandatory SHWC trainings and meetings, including committees, as assigned. Practices and follows proper privacy and security regulations.


Participates/volunteers with SHWC events, including internal events, orientations, etc.


Checks patients out of the SHWC clinic in a timely manner with a positive and professional customer service attitude, while also utilizing effective communication at all times.


Answers questions regarding patient accounts, insurance plans, and other issues to the customer’s and SHWC staff’s satisfaction.


Answers billing and insurance questions and resolves any account issues. Documents appropriate notes in the practice management system.


Responsible for discussing financial needs and assistance with patients, as needed.


Other duties as assigned.

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Job No:
Posted: 3/24/2021
Application Due: 5/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time