Medical Billing Specialist

Medical Billing Specialist

Medical Billing Specialist

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Job Description

Accounting / Finance - Full-time

Interim Healthcare of West Michigan is now seeking a Medical Billing Specialist to join our team.

This is a full-time position in our corporate office in northeast Grand Rapids

Medical Billing Specialist General Purpose

Responsible for all aspects of patient/client billing and collections for designated divisions, including but not limited to performing the billing function, ensuring timely payment, collections and follow up. 

Our Benefits

  • Weekly pay
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life & short-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)/Roth
  • Employee referral bonuses

Our Culture

  • Leadership is available to confer, consult and advise at any time
  • You are encouraged to speak professionally and freely
  • Personal and professional balance is a top priority
  • We have a sense of humor, and we know how to use it

Medical Billing Specialist Essential Functions

  • Accountable for the branch(es) accounts receivable balance, inclusive of billing and collections
  • Performs billing function for all patients and clients 
  • Interacts with payers and facilities to ensure timeliness of claim submissions, authorizations, and payments and follows up as necessary
  • Utilizes interLink system to bill patients and clients and monitor status of billed and unbilled accounts
  • Interacts with electronic biller to ensure all e-bills for branch(es) are accurate and processed in a timely manner
  • Ensures proper controls are adhered to for accuracy and timeliness of billing
  • Reviews unbilled accounts, re-bills and performs follow up to meet company standards
  • Performs collections function pro-actively to ensure timely payment
  • Interacts with centralized cash application department to ensure accuracy in applied cash
  • Interacts with a variety of personnel in the branch and service center to achieve outcomes

Medical Billing Specialist Minimum Requirements

  • Highschool diploma (required)
  • Associates Degree in related field (preferred)
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of billing experience 
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Experience working with ICD-9 codes
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated accuracy with numbers and calculations
  • Knowledge of HCFA, UB92, insurance claim forms, insurance billing and worker’s compensation
  • Advanced communication and interpersonal skills

Interim HealthCare is the nation’s oldest leading home care and medical staffing company. Founded in 1966, there are more than 300 independently owned franchise locations nationwide. Interim’s independent franchisees employ more than 75,000 healthcare workers and provide nurses, therapists, aides, and other healthcare personnel to approximately 50,000 people each day.

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