Laboratory Corporation of America Medical Billing/AR Specilaist in San Diego, California

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.

The recently acquired division of LabCorp, Sequenom, has an exciting opportunity for a Billing Associate to join its Accounts Receivable team! This position will be responsible for following up on outstanding Accounts Receivable and researching open billing items with ordering clients, insurance companies, and patients. This position will research, determine and implement action necessary to resolve claims and receive reimbursement in a timely manner from Payors.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and resolve billing issues

  • Contact insurance companies to inquire on payment status of claims outstanding

  • Research ,follow up and troubleshoot denials and unpaid claims

  • Contact patients to collect money owed and process credit card payments on the phone

  • Respond to requests for medical records and/or additional information

  • Review paperwork, research and identify billing issues and update the billing system with the correct payor information

  • Answer questions from ordering clients, patients, insurance companies, and staff

  • Prepare productivity reports and billing trends

  • Maintain patient confidentiality and adhere to HIPAA guidelines / regulations

Requirements

Requirements:

  • High school diploma required. Associates or Bachelors' degree highly preferred

  • 2+ years' experience in a Medical Billing environment required

  • 2 years' experience with accounts receivable/collections related to medical billing

  • Previous experience working directly with health plans or medical groups for authorizations

  • Experience working on Payor websites

  • Knowledge of professional medical billing and collection practices

  • Knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes

  • Computer proficiency -- MS Windows, MS Office, EXCEL and database experience

  • Previous experience with billing software, such as XiFin highly preferred

  • Experience with government billing a plus

  • Ability to review large amounts of data for accuracy

  • Ability to work Monday-Friday, 7am-330pm

Shift

1

Schedule

Monday-Friday; 7:00am-3:30pm

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.