What does a Medical Billing Specialist do?

You can find a Billing Specialist across a wide variety of industries. Almost every medium to large sized corporations requires a Billing Specialist to secure revenue through the billing process. This process consists of identifying outstanding accounts, generating invoices, delivering them via various means, collecting incoming payments via a wide range of payment options, properly logging payment and balancing the books.

While there are no specific education requirements to become a Billing Specialist, almost all employers will expect a High School Diploma with at least some college education. Larger companies will require a degree in business, finance, accounting or similar field. As this is a job dealing with a company's cash flow, attention to detail with experience is paramount.

  • Utilize accounting software to identify outstanding accounts
  • Generate bills and invoices specific to customer accounts
  • Deliver invoices to clients via digital and traditional mail services
  • Process all payment using various pay services
  • Reconcile all payment with account
  • Send delinquent accounts to the collections department
  • Generate monthly and quarterly reports
  • Delegate duties when necessary to subordinate staff
  • Some college education (degree preferred)
  • 5+ years in a billing department roll
  • Understanding of accounting software such as Quickbooks
  • Strong computational skills
  • An extreme attention to detail
  • Ability to be productive without oversight
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Robust written and communication skill set
  • Basic understanding of office software and machinery
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.2 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Medical Billing Specialist Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹22,341 /month
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹11T
Median: ₹22T
₹36T
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Medical Billing Specialist Career Path

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L2
Billing Specialist
₹4,86,134/yr
L3
L4
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Medical Billing Specialist Insights

Read what Medical Billing Specialist professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
eClinicalWorkseClinicalWorks
Billing Specialist
12 Feb 2020

“My manager was very nice and left me to do my work with minimal intrusion.”

Novacare RehabilitationNovacare Rehabilitation
PSS
15 Dec 2019

“Original manager was great but she left and new manager only cared about numbers not patients.”

SpectrumSpectrum
Billing Specialist
4 Mar 2021

“The training seems great until you get on the floor and realize just how much you didn't learn.”

Mindful Therapy GroupMindful Therapy Group
Billing Specialist
25 Sep 2020

“They have done such a great job setting up each employee to grow and succeed within Mindful Support Services.”

alliantgroup, LPalliantgroup, LP
Billing Associate
4 Aug 2021

“Its a good opportunity to get your foot in the door and start your career.”

Wells FargoWells Fargo
Account Resolution Specialist II
15 Aug 2021

“You must stay in your position for one year so this limits career growth and opportunity.”

Family Healthcare NetworkFamily Healthcare Network
Billing Clerk
28 Sep 2021

“Not the best review system as far as letting employees know what needs to be done to improve.”

Bolder Healthcare SolutionsBolder Healthcare Solutions
Cash Poster
30 Oct 2021

“Management didn't take the time to understand what was necessary to do the various procedures.”

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