Jun 04, 2024

Medical Biller

  • American Family Care
  • Newark, CA, United States
(CPB) Certified Professional Biller

Job Description

We are looking for an efficient medical billing clerk to prepare invoices and manage patient accounts. In this role, you will liaise with patients who have outstanding amounts, which may entail dealing with collection agencies. You will also communicate with medical aid companies and obtain authorization for payment of medical procedures.To be successful as a medical billing clerk, you will regularly monitor patient accounts and make arrangements with the relevant medical aid to ensure that accounts are settled on time. A skilled medical billing clerk is well-versed in insurance guidelines and procedures and answers patient queries calmly and efficiently.Medical Billing Clerk Responsibilities:Managing patient accounts and preparing invoices.Inputting patient information and maintaining up-to-date records of patient data using computer software.Ensuring that the patients receive the accounts.Performing administrative tasks such as answering phone calls and responding to emails.Acquiring and recording medical aid details from patients and liaising with the medical aid company to obtain authorization on payments owed by patients.Following up with patients on accounts that are late as well as those which are seriously overdue.Following work procedures methodically while ensuring compliance with the rules and regulations of the hospital or clinic as well as state and federal laws.Improving job knowledge and skills by networking and staying abreast of medical service rates in order to ensure up-to-date billing.Ensuring that patient records, accounts, and payments are meticulously handled.Keeping all patient records confidential.PS: It's All About You! American Family Care has pioneered the concept of convenient, patient-centric healthcare. Today, with more than 250 clinics and 800 in-network physicians caring for over 6 million patients a year, AFC is the nation's leading provider of urgent care, accessible primary care, and occupational medicine. Ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., AFC's stated mission is to provide the best healthcare possible, in a kind and caring environment, while respecting the rights of all patients, in an economical manner, at times and locations convenient to the patient.If you are looking for an opportunity where you can make a difference in the lives of others, join us on our mission. We invite you to grow with us and experience for yourself the satisfying and fulfilling work that the healthcare industry provides.Please note that a position may be for a company-owned or franchise location. Each franchise-owned and operated location recruits, hires, trains, and manages their own employees, sets their own employment policies and procedures, and provides compensation and benefits determined by that franchise owner. Company-owned locations provide a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, matching 401(k), and more.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer