The Insurance Assistant is responsible for submitting and following up on claims to third party payers in order to promote prompt reimbursements. The Insurance Assistant is responsible for monitoring the status of claims to determine which claims may need to be corrected and if needed, appealed.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required: Education:High School diploma or GED required; post-secondary education preferred.
Experience:Minimum of two years prior experience working with medical insurance or billing required. General understanding of work flow in a medical billing environment desirable. Additional Skills/Abilities:Knowledge of medical terminology and broad understanding of medical insurance industry required.
Ability to investigate and identify problems with claims required.
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing required. Excellent organizational and time management skills required.
Ability to work independently required. Proficiency in various software applications including Word, Excel and medical billing software required. GPMS experience strongly preferred.