MEDICAL BILLER

JOB SUMMARY Urban Family Practice is a thriving private medical practice with two locations in WNY. We are a team of highly trained, friendly, and compassionate professionals, that believes that physical health is one of the most important factors in a productive life. Our mission is to help our clients build the tools needed to cope with a variety of chronic conditions allowing them to pursue their dreams while living a balanced and healthy life.

As part of expansion we are looking for an experienced and motivated Medical Biller as described below.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • RTracking the status of submitted claims to ensure timely payment.
  • Contact insurance companies to collect and submit information.
  • Performs billing that optimizes cash returns and minimizes denied charges.
  • Perform a variety of calculations related to posting insurance and patient payments, and balancing/reconciling the patient’s ledger.
  • Provide advice on operational improvements to enhance efficiency of charge capture to reduce coding related denials and optimize overall reimbursement for all services.
  • Data Entry. Stage and process data in various formats.
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills. Answer phone line, schedule appointments and match clients with therapists.
  • Office Management. Maintain and improve office management practices alongside senior leadership.
  • Follows guidelines in a sensitive, yet assertive manner when assisting patients.
  • Always safeguard and maintain patient confidentiality by abiding by company policy and HIPAA regulation.

REQUIREMENTS


  • Medical Billing or Coding Certification.
  • 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with ease.
  • Organized, task oriented, pays attention to detail, multitask and has a team spirit.
  • Knowledge of medical coding needed.
  • Experience with the EMR Medent is a strong asset.
Compensation:
Outstanding compensation based on experience.
Comprehensive benefit package.
Medical and Dental, Vision, life insurance, impressive 401(k) and profit sharing.
Job Type: Full-time

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MEDICAL ASSISTANT (MA)

JOB SUMMARY The Medical Assistant's primary functions within the legal scope of practice of this position is in assisting healthcare providers (MD, NP, PA) to make efficient use of their clinic time by maintaining smooth patient flow. This is accomplished by having the patients in the exam rooms and ready to see the provider at the time of their appointment, conducting laboratory and other duties as ordered by medical provider, maintain clean and stocked exam rooms.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for rooming patients and record in electronic health record all information needed by the medical provider prior to exam (chief complaint, vital signs, medication review, allergy review, equipment set up, eye test, height, weight etc.) Notify provider of patient's arrival.
  • Responsible for performing in house laboratory tests; EKG, phlebotomy and other collection specimens; accurately processing and documenting all tests. Track all lab work to assure report has been processed; results recorded in electronic health records.
  • Immediately report to provider abnormal lab results.
  • Responsible for daily organization and cleanliness of exam rooms and laboratory space; stocking exam rooms and laboratory area with appropriate supplies; sterilizing equipment Assist with answering telephone and appointment scheduling during times when there is a lighter patient load or staffing demands.
  • Responds to emergencies in appropriate manner according to protocol: Maintains strict compliance with HIPPA and OSHA guidelines following appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct

QUALIFICATIONS


Required
  • Certified Medical Assistant (certification)

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent and completion of Medical Assistant training program
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant training program and at least 1 year of Outpatient ambulatory care experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with electronic health records such as Medent preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Standing/walking required for extended periods of time.
  • Manual dexterity for using a computer keyboard.
  • Excellent visual acuity for accuracy of performing procedures and administering medications/immunizations.
  • Bending, lifting and stooping required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.00 - $15.00 per hour

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