Associate Billing Job Description

Associate Billing Job Description

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Associate billing provides investigators, study teams, revenue cycle and institutional management with complete, accurate, and up-to-date billing compliance guidelines and requirements, including 3rd party payment guidelines and requirements, new regulations or regulatory changes regarding clinical trial billing.

Associate Billing Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective associate billing job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included associate billing job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Analyze claims rejection and denials, performs required corrections and resubmits the affected claims for payment on a timely manner
Ensure that claims are being paid as per the negotiated contract terms
Follow up with the payers in the event of delay in payment
Follow up with denials, short payments and other payment related issues
Analyze client accounts and keeps the detailed aging clean and current
Coordinate with front line and back end staff members to ensure that the claims are complete in all respects and good for payment
Reconcile open aging items from the billing system to the open claims on the payer web portals and follows-up with the plans for the unpaid items
Analyze client accounts
Keep detailed aging clean and current
Follow-up with payers in the event of delay in payment

Associate Billing Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Associate Billing

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACCA, OE, CIMA, CPC

Education for Associate Billing

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the associate billing job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Technical, Economics, Associates, Supervision, Business/Administration, Business/Management

Skills for Associate Billing

Desired skills for associate billing include:

Basic medical coding/terminology and third-party insurance operating procedures and practices
Business office procedures
Revenue cycle
Excel
Outlook
Applications and fee schedules
All other applicable party billing requirements and payer guidelines
Medicaid
Medicare
Mouse and keyboarding skills

Desired experience for associate billing includes:

Participate in Accounts Receivable tasks
Monitor Collections process
Issue monthly client fee / media invoices
Handle collection of client media payments in a timely manner
Handle quarterly media reconciliations
Maintain and update Revenue schedules

Associate Billing Examples

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Associate Billing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an associate billing. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for associate billing
  • Copy and distribute logs and other records, as deemed necessary
  • Ensure all processes satisfy relevant policy, compliance, risk control and Operating procedures
  • Assist in resolving both internal and external inquiries
  • Reconcile billings, general ledger and source data to verify accuracy
  • Send client invoices and supporting details
  • Organize and maintain files containing invoice and customer credit memo records
  • Provide support for other members of the A/R department including analysts, team leaders and supervisors as required
  • Perform additional tasks and projects as requested by management
  • Processing client freeze, cancellation, credit card change, and new member set up
  • Declining calls and letters
Qualifications for associate billing
  • Experience in working/organizing an operational process required
  • Candidate must demonstrate good leadership skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance/ Accounting or related field is required
  • Three to five years experience performing in a related field
  • A background demonstrating strong analytical and problem solving ability is necessary
  • Experience working with accounting and /or billing systems required
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Associate Billing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an associate billing. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for associate billing
  • Compiles, produces, generates and analyzes data
  • Reviews results of information obtained from field observation for accuracy
  • Requests, prepares and analyzes on-line and manual statements
  • Obtains statements of accounts from outside agencies to insure correct payment processing
  • Maintains and processes sale order entry and tracking
  • Researches company records for information needed to resolve customer inquires
  • Processes sales tax exemptions, abatements and related transactions
  • Performs follow up either on website or placing phone calls to Ins
  • Provide administrative support to the A/R team as needed
  • Respond to customer inquiries and resolve issues associated with credit card, pre-authorized checking, and cash transactions
Qualifications for associate billing
  • A background demonstrating analytical and problem solving ability is necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively compile and compare disparate pieces of information to support decision-making
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment with respect to decision-making and problem-solving while navigating through complex processes
  • Candidate must demonstrate good leadership skills with respect to taking end to end ownership for problem resolution
  • Provide support to business and finance management through all phases of Billing processes while adhering to internal policies and procedures
  • Initiate daily/quarterly and other periodic processes
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Associate Billing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an associate billing. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for associate billing
  • Create and refine department procedures
  • Performs other clerical duties as assigned by the physician
  • Enter and maintain the integrity of all patient demographics and third party payer
  • Liaising with multiple parties
  • Identify, analyse issues necessary for query resolution
  • Tariff and Call Detail Record analysis
  • Identify areas for improvement in internal processes along with solutions
  • The Senior Associate is required to meet internal policy and procedures by being aware of the key controls, risks and compensating controls in his/her process
  • Possess good knowledge of the business developing working relationships with all teams that support the business
  • Ensure that all denials appearing on 820 remittance files are researched and rebilled with corrected data, if necessary and close out all claims where denials are valid
Qualifications for associate billing
  • Bachelor's degree and zero or more years of Government Billing experience
  • Must be able to effectively and concisely communicate with the program stakeholders through verbal, written, and face-to-face communication
  • Must be familiar with the SAP system
  • Assist AR with RMA and credit process
  • Cash Receipt Research
  • Provide customers with copies of Invoices and Proof of Delivery as requested
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Associate Billing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an associate billing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate billing
  • Reprice claims to confirm appropriate payments
  • Analyzes and make decisions to initiate, edit and process reinstatements, disbursements, pay plan changes, write-offs, changes, customer inquiries, and other debit/credit functions
  • Monitors and analyzes collection cases to determine whether to pursue collections of earned premiums
  • Negotiates settlements within authority, pay plans with debtors, attorneys, and collection agencies by phone
  • Analyzes and processes complex accounting requests, errors, misapplied cash, and aged accounting listings
  • Verifies and logs payments, debits and credits to collection accounts and adjusts accounting accordingly
  • Communicates verbally and in writing with customers for the purpose of answering complex questions, complaints and solving problems
  • Communicates with financial institutions for the purpose of transmitting and reconciling electronic transmissions
  • Sets up and maintains special pay plans
  • Provides comprehensive superior service to internal and external customers
Qualifications for associate billing
  • High school diploma plus occupational specific training
  • Business school, computer training, junior college classes) usually less than one year or High school diploma plus occupational specific training beyond high school or an AA degree or Two or three years of occupationally-specific training beyond high school or an AA degree, preferred
  • Proven written and verbal skills, ability to multi task with limited supervision, attention to detail, timely follow up, able to meet deadlines
  • The position requires a relatively high level of problem-solving skills
  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of previous work experience required Basic accounting experience required
  • Mainframe and FIS knowledge
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Associate Billing Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of associate billing. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for associate billing
  • Create and update sponsored customer records
  • Prepare sponsored billings
  • Provide guidance to units or customers by answering questions and addressing issues as they arise
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate effectively with co-workers, providing excellent customer service
  • Prepare customer implementation project plans and schedules
  • Develop and improve customer implementation processes
  • Ensure clear lines of communications between VGE customers, partners and internal departments and teams
  • Obtain, prepare and present relevant documentation to defined quality standards
  • Serves as a resource to physicians, regarding local and national coding policies
  • Adheres to general practice and FHC guidelines on compliance issues and patient confidentiality
Qualifications for associate billing
  • Detail-oriented, well organized, self-motivated with the ability of multi-tasking
  • Problem Solving Skills – identifies and report potential problems to supervisor in a timely manner
  • Planning and organizing - prioritize and plan work activities, uses time efficiently, able to meet deadlines without reminders
  • Accounts receivable billing experience (Oil & Gas Industry preferred)
  • 3-5 years third party insurance billing experience, highly preferred
  • This position requires previous direct medical billing office experience as a medical biller, or strong accounting experience

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