Medical Billing Specialist **Remote** ($18.50/hr, quarterly bonus)

  • Emerus
  • Remote * (Spring, TX 77373, USA)
  • Jan 15, 2022
Healthcare Medical Coding Telecommuting

Job Description

About Us:

Emerus is the nations first and largest operator of small-format hospitals, also known as community or neighborhood hospitals. Emerus leading national health system partners include Allegheny Health Network, Ascension, Baptist Health System, Baylor, Scott & White Health, Dignity Health St. Rose Dominican, The Hospitals of Providence, INTEGRIS and MultiCare. Our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care. From the moment a patient walks through the door, a team of exceptional medical professionals takes charge, treating patients with speed, compassion and expertise. Emerus distinctive level of care earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for Superior Patient Experience in six of the past seven years. More information is available at .

Position Overview:

The purpose of this position is to complete the timely and accurate submission of claims (i.e. insurance companies, Medicare and Medicaid, employers, individuals, etc.) for health services provided by the company to ensure prompt payment.

**While our corporate office is located in North Houston, this will be a remote role paying an hourly rate of $18-18.50/hr with potential for up to 15% quarterly bonus (based on quarterly earnings). Experience with UB-04 or CMS 1500 claim forms required. **

Essential Job Functions:
  • Complete daily billing process and ensure successful completion
  • Review and correct all claims returned by the clearinghouse, payer, or from internal edits
  • Follow-up and investigate any billing errors returned from payers. Work with respective team members/supervisors for resolution
  • Suggest billing component changes as necessary for payers
  • Work various reports (discharge not final billed, billing exceptions, etc) to ensure accurate classification of accounts and to ensure that all accounts have been final billed
  • Complete billing requests from team members for submission of claims not received by the payer and corrected claims as identified
  • Review and update demographic/guarantor/insurance data obtained in the registration process as necessary
  • Track claims made by the company to ensure successful transmission and receipt
Other Job Functions:
  • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
  • Perform additional duties as assigned
  • Willingness and ability to work overtime
Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • 3+ years medical billing experience, required
  • Expert knowledge of the UB-04/CMS-1450 claim form, required
  • Knowledge of state and Federal payment laws, required
  • Experience using a 10-key adding machine, required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook), required
  • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication