Medical billers collect, post and manage account payments for medical related facilities. Billers submit billing claims and follow up with insurance companies. The job also requires billers to resolve any billing complaints as well as set up budget plans for patients if necessary. Billers are responsible for following up with patients to collect payment.
Collects delinquent accounts by establishing payment arrangements with patients; monitoring payments; following up with patients when payment lapses occur.
Utilizes collection agencies and small claims court to collect accounts by evaluating and selecting collection agencies; determining appropriateness of pursuing legal remedies; testifying for the hospital in court cases.
Maintains medicare bad-debt cost report by tracking billings; monitoring collections; compiling information.
Initiates claims against estates by monitoring deaths and unpaid accounts; informing legal department to act on probate and estate issues; following-up with clerk of court.
Legal Compliance, Quality Focus, Productivity, Time Management, Organization, Attention to Detail, Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information , General Math Skills, Resolving Conflict, Litigation