Job Description

Billing & Medical Records Specialist Jobs3076 3077 (Billing and Medical Records)
Lexington, KY, United States of America


The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014. Vision: We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation. Mission: Helping Lexington be well. Values: We commit to being... Caring: We will treat our clients, community and coworkers with compassion and kindness. Accountable: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Respectful: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Equitable: We will provide services and care equitably to all of our clients throughout the community. Service: We are here to serve our clients and community. LFCHD provides a wide range of public health services for the community, including restaurant inspections, flu shots, HANDS visits for moms and dads, diabetes prevention/management, training to licensed child care providers, nutrition through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, school health, a needle exchange program to fight the spread of hepatitis C and HIV, and much more. Visit to learn more about LFCHD!

Job Skills / Requirements

Full-time dual cross-trained role Billing & Medical Records Specialist.  This is a full time position with full benefits designed to toggle billing and medical records duties.  37.5 hours per week; Monday thru Thursday 4-day work week position. 

This is a non-exempt position, grade 4, $15.80 per hour. 

Applicants will be reviewed immediately upon receipt for quick fill - position wil remain open for 30 days unless filled sooner. 

Billing: Respsonsible for collecting, posting and managing account payments from medical billing. Responsible for submitting claims and following up with insurance companies and patients to ensure appropriate collection of medical claims.  Attends and participates in various Medicaid/Medicare/Insurance regulations and guidelines update workshops and meetings. 

Medical Records: Responsible for gathering, processing, and in-taking patient medical records and reporting patient information for health standards.  This position will ensure medical records are maintained in a manner compliant with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations, along with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements of the medical services system.  

This position requires: High School/GED required with two years of experience. 

Billing: Medical office/healthcare cash handling including posting charges, payments and adjustments, collections, medical billing or an equivalent combination of related training, experience with working knowledge of applicable computer software programs such as Custom Data Processing (CDP). 

Medical Records: Medical records experience in a Medical Records/Health Information healthcare setting with computerized and/or manual filing systems with basic undestanding of medical terminology. 

The ideal candiate would meet the following criteria; medical billing in a public health department, physician's office or other out-patient facility setting, experience being responsible for medical charts (not just using them), experience with software such as CDP, Medical Manager, Medisoft, or other medical billing software, medical billing certification. 

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Education Requirements (Any)

High School Diploma/GED

Additional Information / Benefits

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time and part-time eligible employees, including paid time off (annual and sick leave accruals). Employee benefits summary: Four medical plans are offered, so you can select the coverage that best meets your needs. Two plan options include an employer-funded health reimbursement account. Employees who waive medical coverage are eligible for an employer-funded health reimbursement account that receives $175 per month. Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance is available with three plan options ranging from basic to comprehensive. Additional benefits include basic life insurance and long term disability; cafeteria plans; wellness program, employee assistance program; paid holidays; paid annual leave and paid sick leave; and tuition reimbursement program. Retirement Benefits include the Kentucky Employees' Retirement System and Cash Balance plan and Kentucky Deferred Compensation which includes 401(k), 457, and IRA options.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance

This job reports to the Team Leader Billing & Medical Records

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Number of Openings for this position: 2