Founded in 1982, Community Counseling & Mediation (CCM) is an innovative, community-based social service organization providing a wide range of social support, counseling, health, mental health, education and supportive housing services to 15,000 at-risk children, youth and family members in some of the poorest minority populated areas of New York City. CCM is seeking a Billing Specialist who will be responsible for collecting, posting and managing account payments along with submitting claims and following up with insurance companies.
Essential functions include:
Prepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper
Answers questions from patients, clerical staff and insurance companies.
Identifies and resolves patient billing complaints
Prepares, reviews and sends patient statements
Evaluates patient's financial status and establishes budget payment plans. Follows and reports status of delinquent accounts.
Reviews accounts for possible assignment and makes recommendations to the Billing Supervisor, also prepares information for the collection agency.
Performs daily backups on office computer system
Performs various collection actions including contacting patients by phone, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.
Processes payments from insurance companies and prepares a daily deposit.
Maintains strictest confidentiality; adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.
Knowledge of medical billing/collection practices
Knowledge of computer programs
Knowledge of business office procedures
Knowledge of basic medical coding and third party cooperating procedures and practices
Ability to operate a computer and basic office equipment
Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public
Must be well organized and detail-oriented
- Knowledge of Accumed or Quickdoc a plus
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