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MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST

at Arkansas Government Job in Perryville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

MEDICAL BILLING SPECIALIST

Date: Sep 15, 2021

Req ID: 11863

Location:

Perryville, AR, US, 72126

Category: AR DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Anticipated Starting Salary: 29045.95

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR 72205

Position Number: 22109462

County: Perry City: Perryville

Posting End Date: 09/21/21

Center for Local Public Health – Perry County Health Unit

Additional Preferences:

In-state travel is required.

Experience in Medicaid and Commercial billing process is preferred.

Experience in Greenway Electronic Health Record is preferred.

Experience with State of Arkansas programs is preferred (i.e., AASIS, etc….)

Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint is preferred.

Hiring Official: N. Thao

Recruitment Contact: Karmesha.Smith@arkansas.gov – 501-534-6140.

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: C044C

Grade: GS04

FLSA Status: NON-EXEMPT

Salary Range: $29,046.00 – $42,117.00

Summary

The Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for verifying documentation prior to processing and for coding medical and billing information. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.

Functions

Posts medical charges and payments received. Reviews documentation and physician dictation. Verifies coding of diagnosis and related services and charges and keys information into database. Audits accounts for coding errors and makes corrections. Performs reconciliation, end of day, and other required reports. Transmits electronic claims and prints required forms. Reviews and reconciles denials. Verifies insurance, Medicaid information, and other pertinent data. Settles payment arrangements for patient accounts and handles collection accounts. Coordinates refund reports. Performs duties related to file maintenance that may include archiving and scanning. Performs other duties as assigned.

Dimensions

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations and medical terminology. Knowledge of computers and software application programs. Knowledge of medical terminology and coding. Knowledge of customer service and basic accounting principles. Ability to perform accurate data entry and manipulate data to generate reports and documents. Ability to compose, proofread, and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in healthcare or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.

Licenses

None

The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock

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Job Posting: JC192636671

Posted On: Sep 17, 2021

Updated On: Sep 23, 2021