Billing and Insurance Coordinator

Putnam Orthodontics - Carmel Hamlet, NY (30+ days ago)

Putnam Orthodontics is seeking a full-time Patient Insurance Coordinator, who will assist with a variety of financial duties throughout the practices. The ideal candidate should have excellent prioritization skills, careful attention to detail, and have the ability to maintain a big-picture view of the business.

The Insurance Coordinator is a key member and contributor to the success of the Practice. This “attention to detail” position provides indepth support for all insurance related duties of the office. Insurance Coordinator position is responsible for the coordination and processing of insurance payments, verifications, all billing, coordination of benefits, and ongoing communications with insurance carriers. Great interpersonal skills are required to build rapport with the patients, staff and insurance carriers.

Insurance Coordinator, Candidates must also enjoy working with numbers and possess the ability to communicate well with the patients and parents. Previous experience in a similar role is a plus, however we are willing to training for the right candidate.

Putnam Orthodontics prides itself on providing an exceptional experience for both its patients and staff members. Our staff members love our fun, fast paced environment and our regular team building activities.

Additionally, we offer a five day work week with some weekends, paid time off, , holiday pay, health insurance, and 401k benefits. Become part of the Putnam Orthodontic family!

Insurance Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Processes all insurance billings for patient services.
  • Responsible for insurance verifications and accurate communications to staff and patients regarding the insurance coverage.
  • Coordinates and process payments from insurance carriers and troubleshoots any issues related to these payments.
  • Ensures coordination of benefits are accurate and considered as part of the financial planning.
  • Serves as a liaison between insurance carriers, staff and patients to resolve any concerns and maintain a positive working relationship.
  • Ensures all insurance related duties are completed in a timely and accurate manner to ensure excellent patient relations and financial success for the Practice.
  • Manages and assists designated office team members with appropriate payment and insurance processes
  • Other duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bilingual (Spanish) is required
  • 1-2 years dental insurance/billing experience is required.
  • Knowledge in federal and state regulations
  • Accuracy and organization are a must
  • Familiarity with financial plans, PPO, Medicaid
  • Strong capability with Microsoft Office applications

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour


  • Insurance Verification: 1 year