Medical Biller Job Description Sample

Medical billers are in charge of calculating and collecting payments after medical services and procedures. Their responsibilities include updating patient data, preparing invoices, and working with clients to develop payment plans.

Job Description Sample

We are looking to hire a qualified Medical Biller to fill out our administration office team. The successful candidate will be responsible for data analysis, maintain billing software, recording late payments, and appealing denied claims. You will also be responsible for the quick and accurate billing of patients after they have received treatment.

Salary

A medical biller usually earns about $40,000 annually, but this salary can range from $28,000 to $55,000 depending on experience.

Skills

  • Highly organized.
  • Multitasking abilities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Superb problem-solving abilities.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Attention to detail.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and submit medical claims to insurance companies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient information.
  • Collect and review pre-authorizations and referrals.
  • Examine bills for accuracy and obtain any missing information.
  • Appeal denied claims.
  • Develop payment plans for patients.
  • Monitor late payments and follow-up on missed payments.
  • Resolve financial discrepancies.
  • Prepare bills and invoices.
  • Maintain billing software and ensure accurate rates.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in health care administration, business, or another relevant field.
  • At least 3 years experience as a biller or similar role.
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Job Title:
[Job Title]

[Job Summary/Job Brief]

Responsibilities and Duties:
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Requirements:
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