Full Time Billing Clerk – Washingtonville, NY


Medical Billing Clerk

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
DESCRIPTION Seeking a Medical Billing Clerk in Washingtonville, NY. Schedule will be Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:30pm, and pay rate will be $16/hr.

Organizational Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of Boston Children’s Health Physicians in its efforts to provide quality service and patient satisfaction
  • Demonstrate continuing education by completing all required annual trainings, as stated in the Training Curriculum, including but not limited to care coordination, population health management and self-management support techniques.
  • Complete annual corporate compliance training
  • Understand and effectively communicate HIPAA compliance, corporate compliance and client confidentiality
  • Ensure and/or remain in compliance with local, state and federal regulation

Essential Tasks, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Verify that insurance information in Nextgen is correct, up to date, and valid
  • Verify insurance eligibility and benefits
  • Verify deductibles
  • Go through the next day’s insurances and balances
  • Place an itemized list of balances in Nextgen so that the person at front desk is aware of the balance
  • Make spreadsheets for pre-booked appointments and make sure to keep the information up to date
  • Collect copayments and payments for balances
  • Apply payments to the balances in Nextgen starting with the oldest balances first and moving to present
  • Assist Billing manager with entering charges into Nextgen
  • Complete deposit log and email to accounting department
  • Verify PCP for insurances that require a PCP
  • Assist with answering phones when others are occupied
  • Assist with covering check in and check out during lunches, vacations, and other emergency situations
  • Provide care in a patient-centered manner
  • Attend medical home meetings
  • Participate in pre-visit planning
  • Demonstrate excellence in both internal and external customer service
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience and Licensure Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Pediatric billing experience preferred
  • Nextgen experience preferred
POSITION REQUIREMENTS Minimum Experience and Licensure Requirements

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Pediatric experience preferred
LOCATION Washingtonville Pediatrics