Billing Specialist

Job ID: 2492

Cinder is looking for a Billing Specialist to fill a direct hire role for our client in Portland, OR. This is a full time, 40 hour per week opportunity with a full benefits package that includes PTO!
Summary/Objective
Under the supervision of the Billing & Administrative Director this position will serve the primary role of Billing Specialist. The Billing Specialist is a full-time, goal-oriented, compassionate, highly accurate and motivated Biller. As a growing organization, you may also be asked to take on additional responsibilities.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Communicate with respect and compassion while conducting outreach to patients for payment plans and help to inform them of their Insurance benefit plans
  • Secure needed medical documentation required or requested by third party insurances.
  • Keep updated on all billing and benefit changes for third-party insurance carriers.
  • Complete work within authorized time to assure compliance with departmental standards.
  • Work with our coding team to resolve any hold tickets in our Athena EHR work queues
  • Provide support for patients and front office teams to ensure a positive clinical experience through our billing processes
  • Monitor billing policies and procedures to improve efficiency and effectiveness of practices
  • Stay informed regarding changes in commercial, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance coding and billing.  Understand the nuances of billing as an RHC clinic
  • Run billing reports in our EHR

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain EHR reports to assist in measuring operational and financial goals
  • Maintain strict confidentiality; adhering to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations. 

Competencies

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills and ability to communicate compassionately and professionally with patients.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and work independently within deadlines.
  • Careful attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate high proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote)
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills, and the ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks with competing deadlines and expedite credentialing upon request
  • Current use of Navinet, ProviderOne, Onehealthport to obtain insurance eligibility, benefits and authorizations preferred
  • Ability to examine and verify financial documents and reports
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret goals, objectives, policies and procedures

Education and Experience

  • Successful completion of commercial coursework including math, bookkeeping and business.
  • Post high school courses in insurance billing, data processing and medical terminology preferred.
  • Courses in insurance billing, data processing and medical terminology preferred.
  • Minimum of one-year prior experience in billing of third-party insurances for facility and professional services required.
  • Knowledge of third-party billing requirements

We are unable to provide visa sponsorship at this time.
Cinder is a rapidly growing consulting firm based in Hillsboro, OR.  We are bringing a new perspective to the staffing industry, providing a better experience for both customers and employees.  Our collaborative company culture and positive work environment are a refreshing alternative to traditional staffing firms!

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