Job Description

Job Brief: Veritas Home Health, LLC is seeking a medical billing clerk to prepare invoices and manage patient accounts. In this role, you will liaise with patients who have outstanding amounts, which may entail dealing with collection agencies. You will also communicate with medical aid companies and obtain authorization for payment of medical procedures.


Responsibilities:

  • Managing patient accounts and preparing invoices.
  • Inputting patient information and maintaining up-to-date records of patient data using computer software.
  • Ensuring that the patients receive the accounts.
  • Performing administrative tasks such as answering phone calls and responding to emails.
  • Acquiring and recording medical aid details from patients and liaising with the medical aid company to obtain authorization on payments owed by patients.
  • Following up with patients on accounts that are late as well as those which are seriously overdue.
  • Improving job knowledge and skills by networking and staying abreast of medical service rates in order to ensure up-to-date billing.
  • Ensuring that patient records, accounts, and payments are meticulously handled.
  • Keeping all patient records confidential.


Skills Required:

  • A high school diploma or GED.
  • At least 2 years of administrative experience in a medical or healthcare setting.
  • Associate's degree in accounting, business, or economics may be preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills to deal with medical insurance companies and to explain financial matters to patients and staff.
  • Above-average organizational skills to be able to locate files or patient records speedily.
  • Attention to detail to maintain patient records proficiently and to check that the accounts have been entered accurately.
  • Proficiency in account data input to prepare statements for patients.
  • Knowledge of medical coding procedures.
More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: [REMOTE]
Experience Required: Entry Level
Date Published: 18 Jun 2022
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