• Huntsville, AL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, STD & LTD, Company paid life insurance, Dependent Care & Flexible Spending, Voluntary Insurances available, 401(k), Paid Vacation & Holiday

Billing Specialist I


This position is with Diatherix Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics which is located in the Hudson Alpha Institute, Huntsville, Alabama. Diatherix Eurofins Clinical Diagnostics is a highly-specialized laboratory providing cutting-edge molecular diagnostic testing services to hospitals and physicians using proprietary TEM-PCR (Target Enriched Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction) technology for precise detection of infectious diseases at high levels of sensitivity and specificity, and at very short turnaround times.


General Description:

The Billing Specialist I is responsible for resolution of claims errors and/or denials on her assigned inventory to facilitate meeting department and company financial goals. The Billing Specialist will use proven problem solving skills to resolve claims issues of standard or routine nature.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Completion of daily and month-end tasks
  • Provide required status reports, to include Excel pivot tables where applicable, on weekly and/or monthly basis
  • Research and follow up on unresolved payment issues
  • Resolve denial letters
  • Research, review and communicate with insurance carriers regarding open accounts receivable
  • Submit electronic and paper claims to insurance carriers
  • Prepare and submit appeals
  • Ensure completion and recording of documentation
  • Timely management of unpaid claims
  • Meet daily and monthly departmental productivity goals set forth by management to ensure the company is achieving its financial goals
  • Notify management of trends identified, as needed and at month-end
  • Correct claim errors and coordinate, monitor and manage the follow-up on unpaid claims in a timely manner
  • Responsible for protection, security, and proper handling of all PHI
  • Perform other duties as assigned



  • 3+ years' experience and proven proficiency in medical billing
  • Basic understanding of medical billing concepts
  • Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and commercial insurance
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Familiarity with HIPAA privacy requirements
  • Proficient in the use of computers and common office equipment
  • Must be energetic, dependable with good attendance and have excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven teaming abilities
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Outlook as well as the ability to learn new applications quickly
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and time management
  • Ability to demonstrate self-motivation and ownership of assigned work

We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance 
  • Short and Long Term Disability 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Dependent Care Flex Spending Account 
  • Voluntary Policies (Accident, Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness & Supplemental STD)
  • 401(k) Plan 
  • Paid Vacation & Holiday 

Diatherix is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.







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