A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Perform detailed fee-for-service medical/dental billing and collections functions utilizing complex computer billing system for the School of Dentistry and Dental Faculty Associates. Actively participate in a self-directed work team and in team collaboration on best practices. Lock box posting, inquiries, Commercial/Medicaid rejection processing, hard copy claim review, same day deletion requests, patient courtesy adjustments, and prior authorizations/pre-determinations. Aid with testing software, compiling statistical data as required for reports. Perform all other duties as assigned by direct supervisor or manager.
2-4 years of fee-for-service dental billing or medical billing either in a clinic or hospital setting .Thorough understanding of medical/dental 3rd party billing requirements. Knowledge of online insurance systems. Knowledge of Change Healthcare and EDI claim submission process. Knowledge of utilizing National Electronic Attachment system. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e. Excel and Word) and web skills. Exceptional interpersonal skills as demonstrated in customer service skills, and communication skills. Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member. Advanced communication and comprehension skills. Experience in handling items of a confidential nature efficiently and professionally. Thorough understanding of HIPAA law. Excellent ability to multitask. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent attendance record.
Knowledge of University of Michigan and School of Dentistry policies and procedures.
Experience with WebDenis, CHAMPS, Delta Dental of MI Toolkit, and MetLife websites.
This is a two year, term-limited position.
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