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SoutheastHEALTH Billing Clerk - Region in Dexter, Missouri

Billing Clerk - Region

Administrative - Clerical Dexter, MO Cape Girardeau, MO Patient Billing Full-Time



DaysJob requires understanding of specific needs of customers and knowledge of billing functions. Responsible for timely billing and follow-up on accounts with commercial and managed care insurance. This may include liability and auto insurance claims.Begin

  • Responsible for verifying coverage, rendering billings, and initiating follow-up on all commercial Medicare and Medicaid insurance accounts

  • Regular duties include reviewing insurance accounts and ensures that all information is in the file at the time of admission

  • Processes claim forms on insurance accounts

  • Reviews in-house file and directs problem accounts to the attention of the supervisor

  • Answers all inquiries concerning commercial, Medicare and Medicaid insurance accounts or refers the inquiries to the proper source for handling

  • Prorates balances on accounts according to insurance benefits verified

  • Periodic duties include initiating follow-up to insurance carriers to ensure prompt handling of claims

  • Creating and processing collection letters

  • Arranges long-term payments

  • Properly work self-pay queue’s on accounts

  • Transfer accounts to/from collection groups and bad debt collections

  • Verifies workers compensation claims and enters comments on accounts

  • Occasional duties include assisting in the training of new employees as turnover requires

  • Posting of electronic remits

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High School graduate or equivalent

  • Two years experience in some sort of detail oriented or public contact work preferred

  • Must possess good figure aptitude and good communication skills

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English