Accounting & Finance Careers at Lifespan

Billing Specialist Job

Job Number: LCS13994

Job Title: Billing Specialist

Department: Medical Practices Billing - 0014656

Facility: Corporate Headquarters

Location: Providence, RI

High School diploma with proficiency in use of MS Office 2000 or later, particularly Excel and Word.


One - two years' experience in health care/patient accounting or relevant setting; or equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience.

Under general supervision of the Billing Manager, performs insurance/billing clerical duties, including review and verification of patient account information against insurance program specifications. May resolve routine patient billing inquiries and problems follow up on balances due from insurance companies, and type invoices to insurance companies. May enter data electronically to process charges, payments, denials and adjustments. May analyze surgical procedures and diagnosis using ICD-9 & CPT-4 codes. Responsible for compliance related to third party billing; analyzes and resolves medical necessity issues.