Billing Officer
Sigma Consulting Group
Lagos
4d ago
source : BetaJob

Location : Lagos

Employment Type : Full Time

Summary

  • Billing Officers are responsible for maintaining records of charge for goods and services, as well as managing payment and accounts.
  • They work at healthcare facilities such as hospitals and clinics where their job description entails compiling amounts
  • Billing Officers are responsible for maintaining records of charge for goods and services, as well as managing payment and accounts.
  • They work at healthcare facilities such as hospitals and clinics where their job description entails compiling amounts receivable and preparing invoices for clients.
  • Billing officers at medical facilities monitor account balances to identify outstanding debts or inconsistencies in financial documents.
  • They prepare and calculate bills receivable by collecting useful information such as discount rates and order amounts.
  • Their role also involves utilizing computer systems to input and manage customer account information.
  • Medical billing officers in performing their duties review information entered into an accounting system to verify it’s accuracy for final bill preparation.
  • They receive and process cash / credit card payment for goods and services. They also prepare and issue periodic account statements to customers.
  • These officers contact insurance companies to obtain information regarding patients’ insurance policies and degree of coverage.
  • They maintain an up-to-date knowledge of insurance guidelines, medicare, and state Medicaid.
  • They also follow up on outstanding claims within cycle time frame for standard billing.
  • As part of their work description, medical billing officers respond to patient or insurance company inquiries concerning assigned accounts.
  • They setup payment arrangements and work collection accounts for customers.
  • They also stay abreast with product / service rates in order to ensure up-to-date billing software.
  • Their duties also usually involve preparing, reviewing, and transmitting electronic / proper claims using billing software.
  • They handle and address client follow-up inquiries, as well as resolve inconsistencies in billing.
  • They also ensure proper documentation and storage of all accounting and billing records.
  • They occasionally send payment reminders to customers and present periodic reports of job activities to upper management.
  • Educational Qualifications

  • Applicant must have a Bachelor's Degree from a reputable higher institution
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience.
  • Key Skills :

  • Customer service
  • Accounting and data entry skills.
  • Problem-solving skills.
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