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Great River Health Systems Billing & Insurance Specialist | 40 hours per week | Home Health & Hospice in Fort Madison, Iowa

Minimum Hiring Wage:

From $16.50 per hour

Job Details:

Scheduled: 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday

Job Description:

Coordinates and assists in reimbursement for services provided. Accurately files insurance claims for the purpose of settling claims with insurance carrier.

Handles all electronic billing functions. Verifies accuracy of billing data and revises any errors. Operates typing, adding, calculating, and billing software. Prepares itemized statements, bills, or invoices; and records amounts due for services rendered. Performs data entry work, including posting charges and keeping other records concerning patient charges. Keeps records of supporting documents. Resolves discrepancies in accounting records. Types billing documents, processes credits using computers. Contacts patients in order to obtain or relay account information. Computes rates for services in order to complete billing documents. Electronic claim filing. Maintains electronic filing system. Process new insurance policies, modifications to existing policies, and claims forms. Obtain information from policyholders to verify the accuracy and completeness of information on claims forms, applications and related documents, and company records. Update existing policies and company records to reflect changes requested by policyholders and insurance company representatives. Maintains knowledge of current government and/or carrier regulations relevant to industry. Follows-up on outstanding accounts and makes proper notations in billing software. Work denials and appeals for all insurance carriers. Reviews information for follow-up on primary and secondary insurances to file, re-file, or appeal claims. Resolves billing issues by correctly answering questions, determining & recommending how outstanding accounts should be further processed, and providing appropriate follow-up on issues.


High School diploma

Medical terminology preferred

Prior Home Health and/or Hospice billing experience preferred.

Customer service experience required

Experience working with computers

Typing experience, 45 WPM


We are excited to offer an aggressive compensation and benefits package for qualifying positions, which includes:

  • Competitive base pay

  • Matching 401(k) and 403(b) retirement programs, with on-site personal investment counseling

  • Health, Dental and Vision plans

  • Health Savings and Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee discounts including car rental, cell-phone plans

  • Employer-paid, Long- term disability

  • Employer-paid, Life and AD&D

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Discounted cafeteria meals

  • Free employee gym membership

  • Employee Service Recognition program

  • Voluntary plans including: Life, AD&D, Critical Illness, Accident and Pet insurance

    COVID-19 Mandate

    As a healthcare employer, Great River Health is adhering to CMS regulation requiring COVID-19 vaccination for health care workers.

    As such, we are requiring all new hires and employees to show proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or receive an approved accommodation by their date of hire, as a condition of employment.

    As we continue to navigate the ever-changing COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to doing our part to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our team members and our communities. Proof of vaccination or accommodations requests will be collected once an offer is accepted with Great River Health. All accommodation requests will be carefully considered but are not guaranteed to be approved.

Great River Health and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.