Billing Specialist

Job Summary
Under close supervision, the Billing Specialist is responsible for compiling and maintaining records of charges for goods and services rendered and ensuring accurate and efficient charge entry at any health care facility.
Key Responsibilities
Coordinate copies of medical documentation with physician charges to support billing to third-party payers.
File and enter billing for patients into system and analyzes patient accounts to ensure billing is accurate.
Resolve routine patient billing inquiries and problems, handling follow-up questions from patients, resolving discrepancies or errors.
Review medical coding as necessary and enters patient charges into billing applications.
Perform other duties as assigned.
CHI Core Expectations
At CHI, we expect all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence at work by:
Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve
Working together as a team to achieve our goals
Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
Using our resources wisely
Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of CHI.
Core Job Competencies
Core CHI Behaviors: The following behaviors have been identified as critical to all staff roles at CHI:
Teamwork Orientation: works cooperatively & collaboratively with others toward the accomplishment of shared goals.
Service Orientation: desire to serve and focus one's efforts on discovering and meeting the needs of internal and external customers.
Achieves Results: reflects a drive to achieve and outperform. Continuously looking for improvements. Accepts responsibility for actions and results.
Learning and Growth: has a commitment to continuous professional and organizational learning
Communication: practices attentive and active listening and can restate opinions of others; communicates messages in a way that has the desired effect.
Role-Specific Behaviors: these additional behaviors are necessary in the role:
Must be detail oriented and have strong organizational skills.? Demonstrate effective customer service and communication skills.? Proficient computer skills.? Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.
Skills, Knowledge or Abilities critical to this role:
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to common inquiries or complaints from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Math Ability: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Computer Skills: Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, Internet navigation, database management, desktop publishing, spreadsheet, and graphic presentation packages.
Job Requirements / Qualifications
Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience (required and preferred):
Healthcare experience preferred.

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