PATIENT BILLER III
OMS Patient Medical/Coder-Biller
$22.73 - $29.98 hourly
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Job Summary Statement:
Patient Medical/Coder-Biller reports directly to the Operations Clinic Manager of the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. The primary function is Billing and Insurance Management which consists of billing medical and dental insurance companies for all oral surgery and maxillofacial surgery procedures; and must understand CDT and ICD-10 CM coding. Verify eligibility, benefits and inform patient if they have a share of cost or co-pay responsibility prior to procedure. Follow up on outstanding claims, schedule appointments, register patients and create and update patient records. Another area of responsibility is Front Office duties, confirm patient's appointments, go over instructions with patient. Greet patients, provide information and answer front desk related questions.
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QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
Demonstrated knowledge of Oral Surgery terminology, procedures and surgeries.
Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in dental front office procedures.
Demonstrated skill to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, residents, faculty and patients.
Demonstrated skill to handle multiple demands and frequent interruptions and maintain a professional demeanor.
Demonstrated skill to organize work and determine priorities.
Demonstrated organizational skill to enforce clinic policies by following established procedures.
Spanish verbal skills to communicate with patients and translate for residents and faculty.
Demonstrated skill to use basic math skills to screen patient accounts.
Demonstrated skill to work as a team member.
Demonstrated knowledge of what constitutes confidential information and skill in maintaining confidentiality with regard to sensitive patient, faculty, resident and staff information.
Demonstrated experience in patient management, including patient advocacy and resolution of patient complaints regarding care, service and billing.
Ability and willingness to dress professionally in business attire appropriate for position.
Ability to adapt to frequent interruptions and changes in work assignments and to prioritize work in a complex, high-volume, fast-paced environment.
Ability to recognize a situation when supervisor's consultation/assistance is appropriate and/or required.
Working knowledge of medical and dental insurance benefits and procedure codes, CDT and ICD-10 CM especially for Oral Surgery procedures.
Working knowledge of private medical and dental insurance benefits especially benefits for Oral Surgery procedures.
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