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Optical Billing Specialist

Midwest Vision Partners

Midwest Vision Partners

Posted on Monday, June 17, 2024
Michigan Eye Institute is a large Ophthalmology and Optometry practice with offices in Flint Township, Fenton, Lapeer, Grand Blanc, Lake Orion, and Rochester Michigan. We offer a full range of services and have an optical shop at each location.

As a Billing Specialist you will be responsible for overseeing the billing process for our optical customers, patients, and MVP platforms. This position performs many accounting, customer service, and organizational tasks to promote the financial health of the organization.

8-4:30 M-Thur
8-4 Friday
Hybrid after training
Revenue Cycle Management
Employment Type
Full Time
Optical Revenue Cycle Management
Workplace type
Reporting To
Pamela Forcia

What you will be doing

What does this position do?

  • Review, correct and submit claims/invoices for payment.
  • Obtain Prior Authorization on any medically necessary contact lenses.
  • Check insurance payments for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
  • Resubmit corrected claims to various optical insurance companies either electronically or by paper.
  • Submit re-considerations, re-determinations, and appeal when applicable.
  • Review patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtain any missing information.
  • Assist patients and clerical staff with billing questions.
  • Maintain optical patient accounts receivable.
  • Follow-up with payers on unpaid claims and take corrective action.
  • Generate patient and insurance refund requests.
  • Perform various other duties as assigned by supervisor.

What you know

What are the position requirements?
  • Must have a High School Diploma/GED or equivalent.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience, in a billing role within an optical group practice.
  • Current or former optician a plus
  • Ability to analyze key performance indicators and execute corrective actions to improve performance.
  • Must have basic keyboarding and mathematical skills.
  • Must have knowledge of ICD0, HCPCS, Medicare/Medical Terminology; helpful to have Practice
  • Management System experience.
  • Must have strong verbal/written communication abilities, respectful and empathetic toward patients
  • and co-workers.
  • Must be organized, have strong attention to detail, and be able to execute quickly and efficiently.
  • Must have effective problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Must have high integrity; be reliable and hard-working.
  • Must have experience answering multi-line telephones.

Here Is How You Fit In:
  • You like to help people. You enjoy being part of a professional team and working with smart and talented people.
  • You are a great communicator and are capable of not just doing the work but are open to new ways of improving upon it for the benefit of Michigan Eye Institute, its employees, and patients.
  • You are receptive to feedback, constructive assessment, and good ideas, no matter where they
  • come from.
  • You are not afraid to roll up your sleeves and explore new territory should the opportunity arise!

What you will receive

  • Competitive wages
  • Robust benefit package including medical, dental, life and disability (short- and long-term) insurance
  • Generous paid time off (PTO) program
  • Seven (7) company paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • An organization focused on People, Passion, Purpose and Progress
  • Inspirational culture

About Midwest Vision Partners

Midwest Vision Partners was founded in 2019 to build a premier eye care platform in partnership with Alpine Investors, a San Francisco-based private equity firm. Alpine is a strong supporter of MVP, given their PeopleFirst™ philosophy, unparalleled track record, significant financial resources, and a commitment to building a platform that includes physician leadership at the highest levels.
Headquartered in Chicago, our mission is to provide world-class support to ophthalmologists and optometrists, enabling them to focus on improving patients’ vision to help people live their best lives. Today, MVP’s network consists of 16 practices, 125 physicians, and roughly 1500 employees providing medical and surgical eyecare services at over 60 locations throughout the Midwest. We strive to be the premier provider of eyecare in the Midwest through a culture of collaboration and excellence.

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