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Billing Specialist - Dental Job

Job Number: RIH16389

Job Title: Dental Billing Specialist

Department: JSDC Prof Care Dental - 1012440

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Must have dental billing and accounts receivable management experience. Dentrix dental software experience desired. Must have excel spreadsheet experience. Should be highly organized, detail oriented and well focused.

Duties will include coordinating dental and medical insurance procedures, submitting and posting insurance claims and payments, follow-up on dental insurance/billing issues. Rebill and manage patient balances and statements. Liaison with collection agency for chronically past due accounts. Also any other duties associated with the responsibilities for managing accounts receivable.


Under the general supervision of the Practice Manager or Administrative Coordinator, but according to established guidelines, ensures accurate assignment of dental coding of ambulatory dental patient encounters. These duties include qualitatively analyzing ambulatory patients’ dental record to assign CDT within the parameters of the Hospital’s standards. Functions as a coding/billing resource to department staff. Researches and reconciles coding errors or omissions, collections, and ledger reconciliation.