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Medical Billing Specialist

Company: NORCAL Ambulance
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 23, 2022

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NORCAL Ambulance is growing across Northern California. Founded in 2005, NORCAL Ambulance is the premier leader for medical transportation in Northern California, servicing 17 counties. A locally owned, private company, NORCAL partners with hospitals and healthcare systems throughout Northern California, providing a complete solution for medical transportation needs-both critical and routine. Our services include Basic Life Support, Advanced Life Support, and Critical Care Transport.



We are currently looking for a motivated, detail-oriented and experienced medical biller to join our team! A background in medical billing, verification and follow-up will be pertinent for this role. Knowledge of Medicare andMedi-Cal a plus!



* This position is in-house and does not allow for remote/telecommuting users*



Basic Functions: Responsible for accurate and timely submission of medical claims to insurance and private payors, contracted facilities and/or Medicare, Medi-Cal and Medicaid government programs.



POSITION REQUIREMENTS:



* Minimum 1-2 years of medical billing experience

* Strong knowledge of HCPCS, ICD-10 CM, medical terminology and HIPAA regulations; Medicare and Medi-Cal experience highly desirable

* Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), 10-key, billing software and insurance portals; dual monitor workspace

* Multi tasker with strong attention to detail and the ability to troubleshoot and problem solve

* Ability to compose appeals

* Critical thinking on every aspect of claim submission

* Excellent and professional customer service skills

* Ability to work both independently and in a team



POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:



* Complete all required claim entries with compliance standard prior to processing claims

* Perform eligibility checks and benefit verifications

* Prepare, review and transmit claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing with timely claim submission

* Identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances

* Daily monitoring of assigned queues for claim progression directly impacting timely payments

* Perform various collection actions including handling of correspondence, EOB review, prompt research and appeal of denied claims and patient contact, if necessary

* Establish and maintain a courteous and professional attitude with all NORCAL team members, patients, payors, facilities and management teams

* Assist and respond to insurance and patient telephone inquiries within assigned payor group

* Demonstrate and support the Core Values of NORCAL Ambulance



SKILLS:



* Excellent customer service

* Time management

* Listening and communication skills

* Strong attention to detail

* Bilingual is a plus, but not required



Education/Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED), minimum of 1-2 year experience in medical billing.



Benefits for working at NORCAL Ambulance:



* Health insurance

* Dental insurance

* Vision insurance

* Retirement plan

Keywords: NORCAL Ambulance, Sacramento , Medical Billing Specialist, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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