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Billing Specialist (FT)

Title: Billing Specialist

Department: Patient Financial Services

Status: Full Time: Hours may be adjusted in response to workload demands. Low census may be utilized in accordance with hospital policy.

Qualifications/background requirements:

  1. High school Diploma or equivalent, required.
  2. Experience with medical billing/insurance processing, preferred.
  3. Procedure and diagnostic coding experience, preferred.
  4. Medical terminology course, required.
  5. Certification in Billing/Coding required within 6 months of employment and maintain annual recertification requirements.
  6. Able to comprehend verbal and written instructions and procedures and accuracy in grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  7. Knowledge of/or ability to learn to use various office equipment including computer, internet, printers, software systems, and multi-line phone system.
  8. Ability to perform mathematical calculations including co-pays, spenddowns and percentages.
  9. Ability to maintain concentration despite interruptions; Capable of functioning under stressful situations.
  10. Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills in dealing with customers and hospital personnel.
  11. Good sight and hearing skills required to handle inquiries and process claims.

Job summary:

Accepts responsibility for assigned insurance group or sector. Reviews patient account files to ensure accuracy and completeness, facilities claims with multiple insurance companies; review, research and follow up on rejected claims for payment; determines appropriate billing of claims, monitors outstanding accounts and completes related forms, processes refunds for overpaid accounts, receives and answers billing-related inquiries from patients and/or customers, and assists in the preparation of billing reports. Supports and adheres to the HIPAA Privacy Rules and Code of Ethics and Business Standards of McKenzie Health System. Performs other related duties as necessary

Send Resume/Application to: Carrie Krampits, Director of Human Resources (HR)

Date posting Effective: August 30, 2022

Internal Applicants due: two days from posting date.
External Applicants due: seven days from posting date

Application for Employment

Applications and resumes are accepted at any time. Please fill out our application for employment form online or download the application.

Submit by Mail:

McKenzie Health System
120 Delaware Street
Sandusky, MI 48471

Submit by Fax: 810-648-0585

Submit by Email: ckrampits@mckenziehealth.org

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