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.
-Performs critical and complex billing-related functions requiring analysis, evaluation and an in-depth understanding of the accounts receivable system.
-Apply payments and adjustments to patient accounts.
-Research, correct and resubmit insurance claim denials related to billing.
-Prepare dental and/or medical insurance prior authorizations and run reports as needed.
-Service incoming requests, including handling incoming phone calls, responding to emails and written correspondence.
-Provide assistance in training personnel in related billing functions.
-Process refunds and insufficient funds checks.
-Utilize the electronic claim submission system for medical claims.
- Review financial agreements for adjustments.
-Prepare and submit accounting transaction requests.
-Actively participate in team collaboration on best practices.
Other duties as assigned.
Experience in a computerized patient management system. At least 3 years of experience in a dental or medical billing setting that includes experience with prior authorizations of Medicaid and/or Healthy Michigan policies. Demonstrated computer skills to include proficient use of Microsoft Word and Excel. High attention to detail, ability to work independently and meet deadlines are necessary. Outstanding interpersonal/communication skills with the ability to handle highly confidential information. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team. Candidates must also be able to communicate with diverse populations including staff, faculty, students and patients. Excellent communication skills, ability to multi-task and work well independently. Ability to maintain regular attendance in order to complete the responsibilities of the position.
Experience with using MiDent.
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