Job Description

Job Title: Billing Specialist-Temporary
Job ID: 70150212
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mon Yough
Department: General Administration
Location: 500 Walnut Street, Mckeesport PA 15132


Join the UPMC Mon Yough Community Services team as a Temporary Billing Specialist!  This role will perform necessary functions to support timely follow-up of unpaid third party claims and appeals. The Billing Specialist will ensure integrity of billing system by updating insurance and demographic information as necessary. They will also resolve moderate to complex patient inquiries and problems.  This position is full time, Monday through Friday during normal business hours.  The assignment length is four to five months.

  • Verify insurance benefits information with all available carriers via on-line electronic system or telephone with payers and subscribers as required.
  • Review demographic and insurance information on a routine basis and updates the patient/guarantor as required to ensure accuracy of claims and statement filing
  • Enter payments and correct errors and inaccurate information.
  • Validate successful transmission of claims to insurance carriers and intermediaries on assigned claims while performing claim follow-up.
  • Generate patient bills according to established procedures and reviews patient bills for accuracy.
  • Review claim denials from the rejection report and performs claim follow-up based on policy.


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, CPT codes and diagnosis codes. 
  • Good computer skills, including spreadsheet application and word processing.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $12.93 to $19.68 / hour

Union Position: No

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