Billing Specialist

Date Posted: 10/18/2022

Location: Fort Walton Beach


POSITION SUMMARY:   Bridgeway Center, Inc. (BCI) is seeking applicants for the Billing Specialist position. Must have the ability to multi-task and remain professional at all times.

Join a dynamic and innovative team who search for empowering ways to improve the quality of life for the people we serve. A career with BCI as a Billing Specialist is rewarding and fulfilling because you make a difference every day in the lives of the clients served.
The Billing Specialist is responsible for claim submission to and collection from insurance payors including Medicaid, Medicare, Tricare, and other third-party plans. The Billing Specialist is responsible for specific insurance plans assigned by the department head and monitors Accounts Receivable, researches and corrects unpaid claims, submits appeals, and makes all reasonable efforts to collect payment. The Billing specialist will assist in acquiring and maintaining enrollment for federal and state contracts, enrolling and maintaining payor credentialing for all licensed personnel, and maintaining all BCI records, in-house and secure online provider profiles. Accurate and timely dissemination of information about credentialing status of licensed providers to BCI leadership and front desk/scheduling personnel and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships and contacts with provider relations personnel with partner agencies and payors is required. Responsible for obtaining payor authorization for services to ensure timely collections. An eye for detail and willingness to follow the complexities of a constantly fluid insurance picture, especially related to Florida Medicaid Managed Care is essential. The Billing Specialist must have the ability to work cooperatively as a member of the team in order to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

New associates receive training, mentoring, and coaching throughout the on-boarding process.

We invite you to further explore this amazing opportunity by submitting your application today.


  1. Eleven (11) Paid Holidays
  2. 17 days per year of PTO
  3. 403(b) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  4. Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  5. Health Care / Dependent Care Reimbursement Program  
  6. Employer Paid $10,000.00 Life Insurance
  7. Florida Blue Group Health Insurance
  8. Teladoc
  9. Vision / Dental Insurance

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:   A High School Diploma or GED plus two (2) years related experience. Bilingual (Spanish & English) Applicants preferred. Applicant must be able to pass an Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA) Medicaid and Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) Level II background screening, a drug screening, and a Tuberculosis (TB) test.  

JOB REQUIREMENTS:   We are looking for highly motivated applicants. We are excited to meet interested potential teammates. Excellent customer service skills are a must. BCI offers competitive wages and benefits to include paid holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO), health, dental, and vision insurance. Some of the job tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  1. Transmit 3rd party claims as applicable, including resolving pre-billing edit errors and working denials for claim resubmission.
  2. Monitor and address outstanding AR and related issues as assigned by supervisor.
  3. Responsible for credentialing all licensed associates with current guarantors to include gathering all necessary information and applying for and maintaining NPI and CAQH enrollment. In addition, responsible for Medicaid and Medicare, Tricare, and associated 3rd party payor plans enrollment and maintenance.
  4. Responsible for maintaining and distributing all spreadsheets and Provider, billing, and AR associated rosters as required.
  5. Track and communicate, review, and submit prior authorizations as required for clients within specified services.
  6. Maintain appropriate documentation for all assignments and disburse as needed.

WORK SCHEDULE:   Monday – Friday / 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

WORK LOCATION:    Fort Walton Beach (FWB)

BASE WAGE:   The wage for this position is $17.00 per hour.


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***Applicant must meet the minimum requirements to be considered for this position. NO EXCEPTIONS.***

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Hours: Full-Time