The University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a
Medical Billing Specialist! This role is responsible for the
medical billing for patient services obtained by students in the
Student Health Center.
The position is responsible for completing billing claims
accurately, completely, and timely to receive reimbursement for
services. In collaboration with Administrative Services, the
incumbent is responsible for collecting clinical, demographic, and
insurance data necessary to complete a claim. The role works
closely with insurance companies, clearinghouse, and other outside
entities to coordinate billing and reimbursement and to follow up
on claims not paid and/or denied. The Billing Specialist is
responsible for accurately posting reimbursement in the electronic
billing system and for following up when reimbursement is
inaccurate or incomplete.
This position provides excellent customer service for patients by
answering questions about insurance processing or status of a
claim. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting students
with their questions and claims issues as well as reviewing,
evaluating and updating claim payments reflected by the student
insurance plan. The Specialist will review medical records and
charges to determine if it is necessary to contact insurance
companies to discuss the type of plan the student has.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
staff understand and are committed to the
unique health concerns of our student population, making us an
unparalleled source of advocacy for student wellness. We provide a
comprehensive range of health care services in several on-campus
locations. The Wardenburg Medical Clinic provides a wide range of
services for students including: primary care for illnesses and
injuries, as well as chronic conditions, physicals, sexually
transmitted infection testing and treatment, allergy shots,
vaccinations, travel health care, and concussion care.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
Billing and Managing Payment Accuracy
- Complete and submit claims to insurance or payer using Navicure
- Verify insurance eligibilities prior to completion to ensure
- Verify completeness and accuracy of all claims prior to
- Work closely with Administrative units and providers to collect
data needed for claim.
- Accurately post all insurance payments by line item.
- Work with the University Bursar office for assigned
- Use monthly aging accounts receivable reports to follow up on
unpaid claims according to billing cycle time frames.
- Correct errors made by payee or identified through clearing
- Read and interpret insurance explanation of benefits (EOB)
related to student billing.
- Check insurance payments for accuracy and compliance with
- Work with payer regarding any discrepancy in payments if
- Follow up on insurance claim denials, exceptions, or
- Contact insurance companies if claims are inaccurate and
determine if claim can be reprocessed with additional
What You Should Know
- Provide excellent customer service to patients, insurance, and
staff while following HIPPA guidelines when discussing payments,
adjustments, or denials.
- Assist patients and staff by educating them on insurance
processes and requirements, including the student health insurance
- Make necessary arrangements for medical records requests,
completion of additional information requests, etc as requested by
- Respond to inquiries from insurance companies, patients, and
- Confer with Assistant Director to discuss and resolve
reimbursement issues or billing obstacles.
- Use reports, dashboards, and benchmarks for trending.
What We Can Offer
- All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to
follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine
requirement . New employees must provide proof of vaccination
or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of
- This full time position's anticipated work schedule is Monday
through Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
- This position will be in a hybrid work modality, with in-person
- The annual salary range for this position is $46,000 –
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
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What We Require
What You Will Need
- Two years of experience in an occupational field related to the
work assigned to the position.
- Certification related to the work assigned to position will
substitute for the required experience.
- Appropriate education will substitute for the required
experience on a year-for-year basis.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Basic insurance billing knowledge.
- Customer service skills.
- Ability to contact insurance companies to discuss a patient's
type of plan.
- Make decisions related to posting medical charges.
- Medical Billing Certification and/or 2 years equivalent
- Coding knowledge and experience in medical office billing.
- Strong background with Electronic Medical Record’s and medical
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by October 24, 2022
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
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