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Billing Specialist
Job Code:11642
Location:Saco 04072
Department:Other
FT/PT Status:Full Time
  
Summary:
Be a part of Sweetser's team as a billing specialist! Maintain records of financial transactions by establishing and posting transactions, billing for services, and participating in accounts receivable collection.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
• Document financial activity by entering transactions information to the MIS system.
• Communicate with appropriate parties to obtain information needed for billing, changes to the client’s eligibility for benefits, authorization coordination, and other information that affects the validity and collection of fees.
• Bill for services by preparing bills in Claims or invoice formats, as appropriate, for all payers.
• Submit billing to payers in accordance with the established billing schedules.
• Maintain patient and funding source billing and related documentation.
• Perform all follow-up required for all claims generated in accordance with established collection standards on accounts until claims are paid. 
• Initiate collection on past-due self-pay accounts in accordance with the established collection procedures.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
• High school diploma required.
• Associate’s degree in business or significant related training and experience preferred.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:
• One (1) year of experience in health care billing or completion of a health care billing certificate program that required an internship of a minimum of one hundred eighty (180) hours.
• Experience in the mental and behavioral health care industry preferred.
• Experience with computerized billing systems, spreadsheet and word processing software.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Intermediate computer skills.
• Persons with lived experience in the Mental Health and/or Substance Abuse system are encouraged to apply.
  
    

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