Job Title:  Critical Access Hospital Biller

Company:  West Ascension Hospital Service District, Prevost Memorial Hospital

Location:  Donaldsonville, LA


The Critical Access Hospital Biller at our West Ascension Hospital Service District, Prevost Memorial Hospital, plays a vital role in ensuring accurate and timely billing for our services. This position requires a strong understanding of both billing practices and accounting principles to effectively manage financial transactions and records.


  • Resolves pre- billing and post- billing claim rejections/denials in a timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with billing regulations and guidelines.
  • Submit claims to insurance companies and government agencies.
  • Accounting:
    • Manage accounts receivable and payable processes.
    • Reconcile billing statements with accounts and records.
    • Prepare financial reports and assist with budgeting processes.
  • Patient Interaction:
    • Assist patients with billing inquiries and provide explanations of charges.
    • Coordinate payment plans and financial assistance programs as needed.
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping:
    • Maintain accurate and up-to-date billing and accounting records.
    • Ensure confidentiality and security of financial information.


  • Work closely with other departments, such as medical records and finance, to resolve billing issues.
  • Communicate effectively with insurance companies and government agencies regarding billing matters.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; associate or bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in medical billing and coding.
  • Proficiency in medical billing software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Certification in medical billing and coding (e.g., CPC, CPB) preferred.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in a healthcare facility setting.
  • May be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed for emergencies or special projects.

Join our team and contribute to the success of our critical access hospital by applying your expertise in billing and dedication to delivering exceptional patient care. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for professional growth and development.