Billing Assistant in Buffalo, NY


Neighborhood Health Center Posted: 2022-05-09

Buffalo, NY 14207

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Billing Assistant (Northwest location)
Neighborhood Health Center (NHC) is GROWING and actively seeking a Billing Assistant. The Billing Assistant will have responsibilities that include, but are not limited to, processing claims, following up on denials, and assisting with sliding fee applications. For more than 30 years, NHC has delivered quality healthcare to the communities we serve. There are many fantastic benefits to a career at NHC.

For more than 30 years, NHC has delivered quality healthcare to the communities we serve. There are many fantastic benefits to a career at NHC. We offer employees a kind, diverse, team-based work environment with competitive compensation and potential bonus, as well as comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance, 403b match, health savings accounts, generous paid time off and loan forgiveness, if applicable.

Responsibilities:
- Reviews the scheduled appointment report daily to identify any patients that need to speak to billing in regards to an overdue balance or any other billing related problem
- Assists patients in completing sliding fee applications, assures accurate collection of required documentation and calculation of household income
- Tracks and resolves incomplete and expiring sliding fee applications
- Assists patients in applying for any additional programs currently offered to assist in meeting financial obligation (ie patient financial assistance program, prompt pay)

Requirements:
- High School diploma or equivalent with training in clerical skills
- Minimum of one year experience in Medical Billing, Insurance verification, FQHC knowledge
- Allscripts PM knowledge preferred but not required
- Must be able to read, write and speak the English language. A second language of Spanish preferred
- Willing to cooperate and be flexible when working with patients, co-workers and management to complete a job.


Neighborhood Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). FQHCs are required to comply with the governor's recent mandate requiring hospital and nursing home workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination if an offer of employment is made. The vaccine mandate applies to all personnel employed or affiliated with a covered entity, including volunteers and students. Only a limited medical exemption remains for qualifying individuals. The State Department of Health updated guidance on 1/21/22 to require all healthcare staff to obtain a booster shot within 30 days of eligibility. This applies to NHC employees.

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