• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • Salary: Based on experience, contact us for details
Job ID: 139940

Cadre

Are you a Direct Hire – Medical Billing / Coding Specialist who has strong people skills? Are you a Direct Hire – Medical Billing / Coding Specialist who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment?

Our client is an independent practice that has been providing personal care and clinical excellence in the Fox Valley for almost 50 years. They are a private, physician-owned practice, which provides state-of-the-art equipment and is committed to their community.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

As a Medical Billing / Coding Specialist, you will interpret medical information to accurately assign and sequence the correct codes.

  • Make recommendations for changes in policies and procedures to maintain standards for correct coding
  • Educate and advise staff on proper code selection, documentation and procedures
  • Submit claims to a variety of payment sources, including Medicaid and Medicare
  • Prepare review and transmit claims using Epic, including electronic and paper claim processing
  • Maintain communication with patients and third party payer until accounts are paid or referred to another agency for further collection activity
  • Post payments from both patients and third party payers to patient accounts
  • Verify insurance reimbursements for accuracy
  • Contact insurance companies regarding any discrepancies and/or denials
  • Coordinate the collection processes to include any projects with collection agency and financial counselor
  • Manage daily statement processes, to include reviewing statements prior to be sent out
  • Coordinate and administer auto-pay
  • Collaborate with front desk staff to ensure collection of self-pay, copay and balance due
  • Handle patients, staff and insurance company inquiries
  • Oversee patients accounts and process refunds as necessary
  • Understand and remain updated with current medical accounts receivable, billing regulations and compliance

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • Coding experience and / or coding certification
  • Would consider a combination of experience and education
  • An Associate degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, Medical Billing or a related field is preferred
  • Computer savvy
  • A coding certificate is ideal
  • Working knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 and ICD -10 and ANSI coding systems are preferred
  • MSWD and Excel skills are a plus
  • Any experience with Epic is a huge plus
  • Professional customer service skills and compassionate
  • Must have willingness to learn and have a positive attitude
  • Must be okay working in a very fast-paced environment

WHAT YOU GET:

  • Established and well respected health care provider
  • Work is very steady with a lot of variety
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Hours: 36-38 hours per week between the hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm, contact us for additional details

Length: Temporary to Hire or Direct Hire

Pay for the Medical Billing / Coding Specialist position: $19.00 – $23.00 / hr. – based on experience

Location: Appleton, WImust work onsite

Job ID: 139940

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To learn more about Cadre and to view hundreds of immediate openings, please visit our website at www.cadreservices.com.