Billing Clerk Job Description

Billing Clerk Job Description

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Billing clerk provides guidance to clients, billing specialists assistants who encounter issues related to the firm’s billing procedures. Prepares worksheets to track billing items such as funding, billable costs, contract modifications.

Billing Clerk Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Prepares worksheets to track billing items such as funding, billable costs, contract modifications
Review/interpret data that is supplied/gathered through reports/documentation for accuracy and completeness prior to billing publication
Daily monitoring of e-billing correspondence
Authorize and update attorney billing rates
Research and resolve billing inquiries from law firms
Proactively seek and identify enhancements to e-billing process
Work with other departments to ensure correct billing
Perform bi-weekly reports to prepare accounts for billing
Manage the day to day accounting activities including
Works collaboratively with operations to service Clients, resolve billing disputes

Billing Clerk Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Billing Clerk

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: USDA, CPAR, SQASH, BEE

Education for Billing Clerk

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the billing clerk job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Associates, Education, Finance, Business, General Education, Medical Billing, Technical, Business/Administration, Computer

Skills for Billing Clerk

Desired skills for billing clerk include:

Accounting
ICD-10
CPT and HCPCS coding are
Billing diagnosis codes
Procedure codes and modifiers
Medicare
Excel
Billing
Computer capabilities as related to claims production
Ethical and legal billing procedures

Desired experience for billing clerk includes:

Must have a strong aptitude for math and the ability to use and read a ruler
Good interpersonal and communications skills to ensure customer satisfaction and strong working relationships with all levels of management and field staff
AS/400 environment is a plus
Must be a US Citizen to serve a federal client
Experience with government contracts and/or Deltek Costpoint is a plus
Must be extremely detail oriented, organized and possess good written and oral communication skills

Billing Clerk Examples

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Billing Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of billing clerk. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for billing clerk
  • Scan and file Billing related support
  • Answers patient billing related inquiries
  • Maintain all accounting related databases purging, updating year ends
  • Build financial controls and procedures
  • Ensure that statements are sent in a timely manner with a high level of accuracy to minimize calls to district CSRs
  • Support WCI users and customers in the use of our on-line bill presentment/payment website
  • Offer suggestions for improvement and work with website host to implement changes to enhance our customers’ on-line bill pay experience
  • Reconcile revenue figures and aging's with legacy reports
  • Prepare monthly invoices for select customers
  • Prepare and explain audits to customers who question their bill
Qualifications for billing clerk
  • Candidate should be able to work independently, self-review, have the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment
  • At least 2 years’ Automotive Dealer experience Required
  • Experience within the Logistics or freight forwarding industry is highly desirable
  • 7+ years' experience working with enterprise applications or architectural leadership role in building web based Java EE and/or Spring services/applications
  • Solid working knowledge of SOA or REST, web services, J2EE technologies, Spring, Hibernate
  • Expertise with industry standard development tools
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Billing Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a billing clerk. 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 billing clerk
  • Manages the Ready to Bill queue on a daily basis
  • Create regularly scheduled ad hoc reports/spreadsheets
  • Uploads all invoices to the customer's payment system
  • Maintains payment records by storing hard copies of invoices, debits, and credits
  • Identify and correct invoice errors
  • Receive and log daily reconciliations
  • Review daily office reconciliation batches to ensure office receipts are accurate
  • Process payment postings
  • Scan payment and charge batches into the back office document management system
  • Retrieve calls from Customer Service off hours voice mail
Qualifications for billing clerk
  • Extensive experience with application servers (Tomcat, Weblogic, Websphere, JBoss)
  • Extensive experience with SQL and DBA experience a plus
  • Experience working with vendor applications and resources
  • Some travel may be needed to multiple offices and/or vendor sites
  • Communicate with Project Managers and Customers regarding job status
  • Proactive & detail oriented, with analytical thinking abilities
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Billing Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of billing clerk. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for billing clerk
  • Have a desire and aptitude for learning accounting software
  • Review claims for accuracy
  • Verify eligibility by using websites or phone
  • Review all documents, including Explanation of Benefits (EOBs), and interpret correctly
  • Request proper documentation for appeals
  • Sort and organize queue inventory
  • Understand the basis of deductibles, co-pays, co-insurance maximums and provider reimbursements
  • Receive phone calls and provide prompt customer service to insurance companies
  • Respond to department or management requests for information and assistance
  • Maintain current expertise of coding, contracts, rules and requirements
Qualifications for billing clerk
  • Ability to handle work in high pressure situations
  • Ability and willingness to work as many hours as are needed in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to understand and to carry out complex oral and written instructions
  • Price out hours/materials
  • Invoicing/Collections
  • Contract Billings (AIA) and waivers
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Billing Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a billing clerk. 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 billing clerk
  • Run reports through Excel
  • Monitoring Accounts Receivable / bill preparation
  • Preparing / printing out reports
  • Providing Partners with the last bill that they would search for in their e-filing system
  • Transferring of time
  • Maintains member records and reconciles payment history
  • Verifies payments, researches issues and makes corrections, as needed, within established guidelines
  • Prepares deposit slips and creates cash batches for electronic payments
  • Prepares check requests and distributes refund checks according to specific written or oral instructions
  • Produces monthly reports, tracks past due accounts and coordinates eligibility changes as necessary
Qualifications for billing clerk
  • Medical experience preferred- not required
  • Entry of revenue
  • Have at least intermediate MS Excel abilities
  • Be seeking a position requiring less customer/client interaction
  • Thrive in a production environment
  • CPT-4 Coding (medical)
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Billing Clerk Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a billing clerk. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for billing clerk
  • Prior billing experience is required! Legal billing experience is preferred
  • Experience using a billing software is preferred (Experience with Elite, 3E or other legal billing software applications is a HUGE PLUS!)
  • Prepare draft billing and supporting documentation forthird party and intercompany projects
  • Prepare and distribute billing reports
  • Backup support for other Accounting Functions forvacation coverage
  • Set up online and electronic billing for clients
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word Excel) is required
  • Responsible for assisting Reimbursement Supervisor and Reimbursement Specialists in obtaining and submitting medical records and/or other forms and correspondence as needed for payors and healthcare providers
  • Processes appeals, returned mail and fax correspondence, routes phone calls, resolves claim errors and initiates bills for patient copays and deductibles
  • Resolve discrepancies on invoices
Qualifications for billing clerk
  • Dynamics GP
  • 2 to 4 years or relevant experience with emphasis on reconciling, billing and invoicing
  • Minimum of 1 year of Medical Billing experience
  • Knowledge in pivot tables and vlookups is a plus
  • Previious office experience
  • At least 2 years’ experience working in a busy office environment preferred

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