Temporary Medical Billing Specialist

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  • Wages: $17/hr
  • Hours: M-F 8am - 5pm
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The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is seeking a Temporary (6-8 weeks) Medical Billing Specialist.

The Temporary Medical Biller will have ICD Coding knowledge and can handle high-volume, data, and claims analysis, utilize, update and maintain medical billing software, verify insurance and appeal denied claims, resolve issues and record payments and communicate knowledgeably with insurance, Medicaid and managed care agencies.  

This Medical Billing Specialist position might be for you if:

  • You have had regular communications with insurance, Medicaid and managed care agencies
  • You can prepare and submit billing data and medical claims to insurance companies.
  • You can ensure that patient medical information is accurate
  • You can prepare bills and invoices, and document amounts due to medical procedures and services
  • You have 2 years of solid medical billing experience and 1 year of general ICD coding knowledge, especially in a family or internal medicine environment
  • You are proficient in electronic health records systems or practice management systems
  • You have excellent verbal & written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills
  • You are organized, have attention to detail and want to positively contribute to the team
  • You have a High School Diploma  or GED

Must have experience:

  • Calling Insurance providers regarding claim denials (denials management), missed payments, etc.
  • Familiarity with & experience creating claims (CMS 1500 form) in various web portals i.e. Availity, Navinet, Office Ally, Avatar, Epic, etc.
  • Experience posting payments into an electronic billing system as per the Insurance payers EOB, ERA, Remit.
  • Experience with Outlook email



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