LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Billing Officer

Expire Date: 
Fri, 08/31/2012
Work Schedule: 
8.5 hours Monday to Friday, 5 hours Saturday

High school diploma or equivalent (BT3), a university degree is a plus
Work Experience:
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the same field

Required Skills: 

• Knowledge of medical billing practices.
• Knowledge of basic medical coding and third-party payers operating procedures and practices.
• Ability to read, understand and follow oral and written instructions.
• Knowledge of computer programs.
• Ability to operate a computer and basic office equipment.
• Knowledge of business office procedures.
• Skill in answering a telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
• Must be well organized and detail-oriented.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Receiving bills from several floors
• Prepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies
• Answers questions from patients, clerical staff and insurance companies.
• Identifies and resolves patient billing complaints.
• Prepares reviews and sends patient statements.
• Follows and reports status of wrong accounts.
• Reviews accounts for possible assignment and makes recommendations to the Billing Supervisor, also prepares information for the collection.
• Sends all bills for third party payers governmental requests
• Performs various collection actions including contacting patients by phone, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.
• Discharging patients from the hospital
• Processes payments from insurance companies and prepares a daily deposit.
• Maintains strictest confidentiality

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