Billing Clerk

The billing clerk is responsible for compiling the amounts owed to medical providers. The clerk will use data provided by medical coders and submit claims to the insurance companies prior to billing patients. The billing clerk will also record journal entries, communicate any billing adjustment to patients, and more.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with insurance companies, healthcare providers and patients to accurately process claims
  • Submit claims to insurance companies using coded data
  • Appeal and review denied or unpaid claims with insurance companies
  • Verify patients’ insurance coverage and answer any subsequent billing concerns
  • Attempt to collect outstanding debt on delinquent accounts
  • Manage receivables and Medicare bad-debt reports

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • One year experience in handling billing and account receivables reports in a similar or related field
  • Some knowledge of CPT and ICD 9 codes preferred
  • Advanced verbal, written communication, and organization skills
  • Ability to work in high pressure, fast paced environment
  • Ability to navigate computers and other office machines
  • Basic bookkeeping and accounting knowledge preferred

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