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Billing and Collections Specialist 1

Company: Air Methods
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Billing and Collections Specialist is responsible for the timely follow-up of claims billed and resolution of accounts. Oversees the account receivables and maintain detailed/accurate account documentation.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Follow up on open claims thoroughly, accurately, promptly, and with all supporting documentation
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating billing guidelines, fee schedules, contract rates, etc.
  • Review, document, and resolve all incoming correspondence and payor calls; Assist as needed
  • Report all payor issues and/or denial trends to Lead/Supervisor
  • May appeal and/or rebill underpaid claims and assist with payments, as needed
  • Other duties as assigned Additional Job Requirements
    • Regular scheduled attendance
    • Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling - 0% Subject to applicable laws and Air Method's policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods' employment practices and policies.

      Supervisory Responsibilities

      This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


      To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

      Education & Experience
      • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and one to two years' related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
      • 1-2 years' medical billing and claims reimbursement experience; preferred
      • Knowledge of all Government, Commercial and Private payers; preferred
      • Knowledge of medical and billing terminology; preferred
      • Knowledge of HIPAA and other industry specific regulations; preferred Skills
        • Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levels
        • Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
        • Intermediate customer service and phone skills
        • Excellent problem-solving skills Computer Skills
          • Intermediate with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and Outlook Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
            • None

              Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


              Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

              The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Air Methods, San Bernardino , Billing and Collections Specialist 1, Accounting, Auditing , San Bernardino, California

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