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Medical Insurance Billing Clerk

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Medical insurance billing courses cover patient advocacy, ethics, current medicolegal issues (such as HIPPA and the Affordable Care Act), analysis of various types of documentation and the medical record, diagnostic (ICD-10-CM) and procedure (CPT/HCPCS) coding, basic commercial and government health-plan benefit structures and coverage requirements, types of managed care systems, completion of CMS-1500 claim form, ledger transactions, insurance communications, tracking reimbursement and appeals process. Enrollment in Medical Terminology is strongly advised.

Online Career Training Programs

  • ICD-10 Medical Coding
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Medical Billing and Coding (Vouchers Included)
  • Medical Billing and Coding (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Professional Medical Auditor (Voucher Included)
  • Medical Billing Specialist with Electronic Health Records (Vouchers Included)
  • Medical Billing Specialist (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Medical Administrative Assistant with Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist + Medical Terminology (Vouchers Included)
  • Advanced Hospital Coding and CCS Prep (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Inpatient Coder (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Risk Adjustment Coder (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Outpatient Coder (Voucher Included)
  • Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)
  • And more!

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Job Duties

Medical Insurance Billing Clerks typically do the following:

  • Make appointments and verify insurance coverage
  • Obtain patient insurance and demographic information
  • Complete a variety of paper and electronic forms & maintain accurate and legally compliant medical/financial records
  • Code medical procedures, encounters, services and supplies
  • Code diagnostic information related to medical services
  • Process and submit insurance claims
  • Post ledger transactions such as charges for medical services/supplies and payments received from insurance coverages and patients
  • Prepare patient statements and collect patient balances
  • Claim follow-up and appeal process for denials