Medical Billing & Insurance Specialist

Allina Health
Jul 18, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Location: Minneapolis, MN

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.


Req ID: 56622

Utilizes expertise in medical insurance and billing while performing job related tasks to ensure submission of accurate and timely claims; thereby avoiding re-work, denials and adjustments. In addition, ensures business related procedures, processes, workflows and staff are working together to deliver on our promise for an excellent experience for Allina Health patients.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, using tools, electronic resources (i.e. electronic queries, payer websites) and/or phone to prepare, review, correct, and update insurance claims for submission to payer; correct and update patient demographic information and document in the automated patient record system; resolve patient and insurance billing issues; follow-up on accounts to resolve unpaid and denied claims. Identifies and obtains prior authorization, health plan referral and/or coverage limitations prior to the date of service, whenever possible.


High school graduate or equivalent.


Two (2) or more years of revenue cycle, healthcare, and/or insurance field experience required or a combination of post-secondary education and work experience to equal three (3) years.
Two years customer service experience required.
Medical terminology required.
Epic (automated medical record) experience preferred.
Strong demonstrated skills and abilities:Demonstrate knowledge of hospital UB and professional 1500 claim processing.
Up-to-date knowledge of hospital billing regulations, comprehension of industry standards, and the ability to apply those skills to specific billing tasks.
Data entry skills and mathematical aptitude
Ability to utilize internet web based payer sites and decipher electronic eligibility and claim response information.
Strong written and verbal communications

Work Schedule

40 hours per week
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Benefit Eligible

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.
Located in Minneapolis
Population = 380,000
Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.