Medicare biller positions are available throughout the health care industry, namely in organizations that bill patients through insurance companies. The requirements for these jobs usually include a high school diploma or equivalent, as well as some relevant experience in the medical insurance industry. Although generally not required, some positions may give preference to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in fields such as finance, business management, and health care administration. This job also requires proficiency with basic computer programs and excellent communication skills, as well as knowledge of the Medicare guidelines and the ability to read and interpret them accurately. Additionally, some companies require specific training in topics such as medical coding and terminology.
Medicare Biller Tasks
Prepare bills or invoices, and record amount due for medical procedures and services.
Contact patients in order to obtain or relay account information.
Verify accuracy of billing data and revise any errors.
Review and retain medical records in order to compute fees and charges due.