Billing Specialist

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare   Roanoke, VA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on June 17, 2022
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$1000 Sign-on Bonus Available!

Do you enjoy taking initiative, problem solving, and making processes more efficient? Do you have a background in medical billing? The hours for this position are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. This position is currently allowed a hybrid schedule once completely trained. Will rotate working remote vs. in office.

The Billing Specialist is responsible for ensuring efficient billing processes that will lead to a faster reimbursement turnaround for billing and collection activities for all agency billable services to Medicare, Medicaid, MCO's, CCC Plus Plans, commercial insurance, HMO's and other third party pay sources.  

Duties Include:

  • Download all services from the EHR billing system
  • Manually process claims as necessary
  • Review each claim for accuracy and ensure the correct ICD10 coding (diagnosis code) and authorization match the billed service prior to submission to reduce rejections
  • Research claim denials through correspondence and research of denied Explanation of Benefits (EOBs) to validate the denial reason or correct the issue
  • Contacting insurance carriers to determine specific steps to get claims paid

Minimum Requirements

1.  Experience: Minimum 2 years' experience in healthcare. Reimbursement experience is a plus!

2.  Education: Associate's degree, vocational technical degree or specialized training that is equivalent to satisfactory completion of 2 years of college in a related field or related work experience in behavioral healthcare.

3.  Background Check: Candidates who are offered a position are required to undergo a background check and drug screen.

Why work at BRBH:

  • *Sign-on Bonus: New Hires & Rehires are eligible for a $1000 sign on bonus - $250 is paid at start, $250 paid at three months of employment, $250 paid at six months of employment, and $250 paid at nine months of employment.  Current employees are not eligible for the Sign On Bonus.
  • Team atmosphere: Our small, high performing team works hard to improve the experience of receiving behavioral health treatment by streamlining the payment and insurance steps.
  • Work/Life Balance: We have a great Paid Time Off policy - 29 days annually, which starts accruing on your first day. This position is eligible for work from home after initial training period. 
  • We offer great benefits, including VRS (Virginia Retirement System)! Click here for more information: http://www.brbh.org/benefits/

Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare (BRBH) is one of forty Community Services Boards established under the Code of Virginia to provide comprehensive services for individuals who have mental health disorders, developmental disability, or substance use disorders.  BRBH provides multiple programs and services throughout the Roanoke Valley with over 400 employees working to provide quality care to our clients. We are proud to have served our community for over 50 years. BRBH maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. This position is located in Roanoke, VA.

BRBH follows CMS (Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services) guidelines, which require, if hired, proof of COVID-19 vaccination, or an approved medical or religious exemption.