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Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Req ID:  21452

Little Rock, AR, US, 72205

Anticipated Starting Salary:  35,581.00

Arkansas Department of Health

4815 W Markham Street

Little Rock, AR  72205


Position Number: 22105578

County: Pulaski        City: Little Rock

Posting End Date: 08/17/2022 
Administration – Finance


Additional Preferences:  

Experience with private insurance/Medicaid claims billing preferred.

Experience with claims research preferred.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred.

Experience with electronic health records preferred.


Hiring Official:  L. Love

Recruitment Contact: - 501-683-5699

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and well-being of all Arkansans.

Position Information

Class Code: C044C

Grade: GS04


Salary Range: $29,046.00 - $42,117.00


The Medical Billing Specialist is responsible for verifying documentation prior to processing and for coding medical and billing information. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency/institution policy.


Posts medical charges and payments received. Reviews documentation and physician dictation. Verifies coding of diagnosis and related services and charges and keys information into database. Audits accounts for coding errors and makes corrections. Performs reconciliation, end of day, and other required reports. Transmits electronic claims and prints required forms. Reviews and reconciles denials. Verifies insurance, Medicaid information, and other pertinent data. Settles payment arrangements for patient accounts and handles collection accounts. Coordinates refund reports. Performs duties related to file maintenance that may include archiving and scanning. Performs other duties as assigned.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of applicable laws and regulations and medical terminology. Knowledge of computers and software application programs. Knowledge of medical terminology and coding. Knowledge of customer service and basic accounting principles. Ability to perform accurate data entry and manipulate data to generate reports and documents. Ability to compose, proofread, and edit correspondence, reports, and other documents.

Minimum Qualifications

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma; plus three years of experience in healthcare or related field. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management. OTHER JOB RELATED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED FOR ALL OR PART OF THESE BASIC REQUIREMENTS, EXCEPT FOR CERTIFICATION OR LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS, UPON APPROVAL OF THE QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW COMMITTEE.



The State of Arkansas is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Little Rock