Dental Billing Specialist (Mankato, MN)


Position Summary

Open Door Health Center has an opening for a fulltime Dental Billing Specialist. Hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm, with some flexibility.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring accurate dental coding
  • Creating and submitting claims to insurance companies
  • Billing of patients’ accounts receivable in an accurate and timely manner
  • Assist patients with financial concerns related to insurance and billing
  • Keep updated and maintain working knowledge of dental coding and apply knowledge to ensure charges are appropriate for services rendered
  • Review update to coding rules/guidelines; educate staff as appropriate and in a timely manner
  • Ensure appropriate sliding fee discounts are applied to patient account balances before billing the patient and/or mailing billing statements
  • Handle returned statements; flag incorrect patient mailing addresses in the practice management software and in patient charts

Minimum Qualifications

  • Formal education beyond high school.
  • Experience related to dental coding and billing.
  • Knowledge of dental terms, insurance, EHR and Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to solve problems effectively.
  • Confidence, professional judgement and grace under pressure.
  • Accounting experience is a plus.
  • Bilingual language skills and are a plus.

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