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Billing Specialist (Medical)

Company: Jordan Valley Community Health Center
Location: Springfield
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Billing Specialist (Medical)

Full Time, 36 hours per week

Starting at $16.00/hour plus experience

We offer competitive salary, benefits (including medical, dental, vision), retirement, PTO, and recognize 9 paid holidays.

If you are a compassionate professional who provides exceptional quality care, Jordan Valley is for you! We are Missouri's largest Federally Qualified Health Center founded in 2003 and we serve 75,000 patients each year. The mission of Jordan Valley is to improve the health of our community by providing high-quality and accessible medical, dental, and behavioral health services to Southwest MO. We're collaborative and believe in always going above and beyond as part of our commitment to deliver excellent care to our community!

Job Overview:

The Billing Specialist is responsible for providing thorough and accurate collection of patient accounts. The Billing Specialist also aims to provide support for various departments as needed in the attainment of stated goals. In addition, the Billing Specialist will represent the clinic in all initial patient and insurance inquiries dealing with Patient Financial Services issues.


Assesses, tracks, and collects on patient account balances.
Assist in verifying eligibility for Federally Funded Slide Fee Scale.
Performs insurance and billing functions include verifying patient account information to insurance program specifications.
Resolve routine patient billing inquiries and problems; follow up on balances due from payers.
Ability to understand CDT coding.
Electronic billing function, process charges, payments denials and adjustments.
Performs insurance denial resolution.
Monitors self-pay accounts, assesses need for internal collection action.
Monitors collection letter process and sets up acceptable payment plans with patients.
Researches old balances and works with patient account representatives to assist patients in accurate and satisfactory recovery of insurance benefits.
Send weekly private balance statement/collection letters.
Adjust accordingly for documented bankruptcies and NSF check issues.
Responsible for maintaining and running the recurring credit card payments.

Our benefits are designed to encourage a healthy work-life balance.

Health (Both HSA and FSA options and access to our Telemedicine program)
Free dental and life insurance, and long term disability. Affordable rates for family dental and life insurance.
403b retirement match on the 1st of the month after 30 days.
Employee Assistance Program
Day One PTO Accrual
9 Paid Holidays
Free On Site Fitness Facility at our Springfield Tampa Clinic

Required Qualifications:

COVID Vaccine required for all employees.

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED.
ASC experience.
Two years medical office reimbursement experience.
Knowledge of reimbursement practices.
Knowledge of CDT coding.

Keywords: Jordan Valley Community Health Center, Springfield , Billing Specialist (Medical), Accounting, Auditing , Springfield, Missouri

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