Biller – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need to become the best.

We, at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, are all committed to maintaining an environment of excellence and eminence, and this commitment shines through in all that we do.

Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, Community Health Programs is looking for a Biller to join our team on a full-time fixed-term basis for 6 months, with the potential for conversion to a permanent role based on exceptional performance. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to showcase their skills and contribute to our dynamic team.

Biller performs billing of dental services rendered, such as examinations, treatments, and procedures, to patients and government or private insurance carriers.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Determines appropriate charges based on services provided; performs billing. Reviews patient accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness of claims billing for maximum reimbursement.
  • File Appeals and CIFS to Medi-Cal as necessary on all denied or outstanding claims.
  • Provide daily, monthly, or as needed dental reports as requested.
  • Participate in quarterly Denti-Cal Audits and take appropriate actions in resolving the findings.
  • Identify patterns that require additional trainings with providers.
  • Reviews Explanations of Benefits from third party payors to determine if payment was made correctly and if denials can be re-billed.
  • Analyzes and maintains reports to ensure timely submission of claims. Identifies problem accounts requiring further work.
  • Provides information to insurance carriers or patients regarding patient accounts. Assists patients with billing problems. Notifies supervisor of ongoing problems.
  • Maintains files on all documentation such as charge slips, Explanations of Benefits, and client or patient information. Prepares and distributes reports.
  • Knowledge of Medi-Cal and other special programs, terminology, and procedures preferred.
  • Ability to work independently or with others, utilizing good judgment and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned.

The hourly rate range for this position is $23.37 – $26.32. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

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Minimum Education: High school of equivalent
Minimum Experience: At least 2 years of related work experience
Required Functional Skills: Medical services billing, experience with Medicare, Medi-Cal and private third party payors. Working knowledge of CPT-4 and ICD-9CM coding and computerized billing systems suchmas IDX

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