Dental Biller Clerk

Springfield, MA

Position Title:              Dental Billing Clerk

General Description:    Dental Billing Clerk

Reports to:                  Medical/Dental Billing Supervisor

Supervises:                  N/A

Salary/Status:              Non-Exempt

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school graduate; some college helpful
  • Previous experience as a Dental Biller
  • Good math skills and ability to operate calculator
  • Computer literate in Windows application
  • Ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to assist in all areas of dental billing
  • Must show discretion in the handling of confidential information
  • Must possess the ability to interact positively with patients, personnel, visitors and the general public
  • Knowledge of Dentrix Enterprise Dental Billing System

Principle Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Generates billings for the dental clinic on a daily or weekly basis
  • Prepares bills to be sent out, being sure that all forms are filled out according to payer specific guidelines
  • Receives payment (Remittance Advice) for dental services and posts cash to corresponding accounts
  • Responsible for working all denials and appeals in a timely manner
  • Reviews claims for correct coding prior to billing being generated
  • Assist with completing all monthly dental financial reports at the end of each month
  • Inform Medical/Dental Billing Supervisor  of any unresolved issues or problems concerning all aspects of dental billing
  • Responsible for working dental aging account balances
  • Confirm insurance eligibility on any account in question using various payer websites
  • Send out monthly patients statements for all accounts with patient balances
  • Other related duties
  • Ensure that all assignments are completed accurately and completely and in a timely manner
  • Answer any patient questions pertaining to patient charges, balances or assistance programs that may be available in a courteous and professional manner
  • Share responsibilities with other dental billing staff members as assigned
  • Report to work regularly as scheduled

This position requires the use of a computer, the ability to work at a computer workstation, knowledge of how to use a keyboard.  It also requires flexibility of assignment of duties depending upon departmental needs.  This position also requires the knowledge and utilization of the Dentrix Enterprise dental billing system.   

JOB CODE: 1000088