Medical Billing Specialist

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is partnered with a leading Healthcare network in their search for a Medical Billing Specialist. This position  for a contract role of 3 months with the possibility of extension and/or hire. Our client is seeking candidates experienced in Epic, pre-certifications, and healthcare insurance.

Location: Warrenville, IL
Pay Rate: $22/hr
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday

Responsibilities:
The Billing Specialist may be called upon to perform any of the following tasks as well as additional related duties.

  • Collects patient demographics and insurance information; Follows through and makes corrections in demographics and insurances as they are discovered
  • Responds to telephone inquiries
  • Monitors admission/registration, scheduled surgeries, and flow of patient information through the revenue cycle
  • Insures all admissions, scheduled surgeries, and certain outpatient procedures are financially cleared, to allow for maximum and timely reimbursement to the hospital
  • Checks eligibility of insurance and processes pre-certifications
  • Serves as a resource to staff and patients for insurance related issues
  • Interacts with various hospital departments and physicians offices to effectively schedule and direct patients through systems; Consults with physicians and their assistants whenever questions arise to insure timely approvals
  • Informs patients of any issues with securing the financial account for their encounter and completes out-of-pocket estimations as requested by patients

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years of previous work experience involving hospital billing experience and/or insurance follow up
  • Familiar with insurance plans (Medicare & Medicaid)
  • Previous experience with Epic, preferred

Job ID: 46077

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