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LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Billing Assistant

Expire Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013
Category: 
Department: 
Out Patient Billing
Work Schedule: 
8.5 hours Monday to Friday, 5 hours Saturday
Requirements: 

Education/Diploma/Certification:
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 business office procedures.
• Skill in answering a telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Excellent customer service.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public.
• Well organized and detail-oriented.
• Ability to work under pressure.
• Good in English, French is a plus.
• Good computer skills.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

• Prepares and submits clean claims to various third party payers
• Answers questions from patients, clerical staff and insurance companies.
• Identifies and resolves patient billing complaints.
• Prepares reviews and sends patient statements.
• Evaluates patient’s financial status.
• Performs various collection actions including contacting patients by phone, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.
• Processes payments from third party payers.
• Maintains strictest confidentiality.
• Participates in educational activities and attends monthly staff meetings.

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