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Behavioral Health Billing Specialist

Company: Northeast Family Services
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionNortheast Family Services is currently seeking a Billing Specialist to join their growing team!

NFS is an established and growing organization with locations in 8 states that specializes in providing therapeutic services to individuals and families via telehealth, in-person, or in-home. We are currently looking for a passionate and dedicated Billing Specialist to join our team.

The Billing Specialist is responsible for performing necessary billing and clerical duties to ensure accurate management of the practice account receivables. The Billing Specialist will work with a team to conduct a variety of daily tasks, including preparing clean and timely claims submissions, resolution of denials from payers, posting of payments into patient accounting systems, maintaining precise data, and obtaining and tracking payment information.

If you're looking to make a change, don't miss this career opportunity to join a growing, well-regarded organization truly dedicated to their employees and clients!Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Process behavioral health billing in a timely manner
  • Monitor the accuracy of submitted claims
  • Verify ICD-10 / CPT coding for accuracy and make adjustments as needed
  • Communicate with payers, third party vendors and patients in regard to claims, payments, and outstanding balances
  • Review explanation of benefits to ensure claims process and pay correctly
  • Monitor and identify status of outstanding accounts
  • Contact third party payors, patients, or others for outstanding payments
  • Process refund transactions for overpaid accounts
  • Process correspondence for rejections
  • Credential staff with appropriate agencies
  • Perform special projects/reports and other duties as requestedQualifications:
    • Must have capabilities to work remotely. Although this position is currently remote, candidate must be able to access the Lawrence, MA or Warwick, RI office.
    • Must have experience with UB04/1500 billing
    • Must have excellent communication skills and be familiar with working in a fast-paced environment
    • Multi state billing experience
    • Must possesses excellent organizational skills
    • Must be able to analyze processes and conceptualize solutions
    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • 2+ years of medical billing experience, working with a billing agency or provider's office
    • Strong proficiency with MS Office products and advanced Excel skills
    • Experience with EHRs / EMRs / Medical Billing Software is a must
    • Proficiency in Carelogic is a plusBenefits:
      • Health, dental & vision
      • 3 weeks paid vacation
      • 11 Paid holidays (including Juneteenth, the day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and NY Eve.)
      • Generous sick time including mental health days
      • 401k retirement plan with up to 4% match
      • Voluntary short and long-term disability
      • Voluntary Life Insurance
      • Dependent care savings account
      • Mileage reimbursement
      • Longevity award - Monetary bonus and a vacation day annually
      • Company provided laptop and cell phone
      • Opportunity for professional growth
      • Supervision for licensure provided
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Verizon cell phone discount of 20% Compensation:
        • Full Time - Salary

Keywords: Northeast Family Services, Lawrence , Behavioral Health Billing Specialist, Healthcare , Lawrence, Massachusetts

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