Billing Specialist - Summit Corporate Office

Job Locations US-TN-Knoxville
ID 2022-2964
Site Name
Summit Corp Office
Front Office


About Summit Medical Group


Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 66 practice locations in 15 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, four express clinics, extensivist clinic, and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 280,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visit 


In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program.  Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.


About Our Career Opportunity


Summit Medical Group is seeking a Billing SpecialistThis is a full-time opportunity.


Responsibilities: (List does not include all duties assigned)

  • Updates patient account information continuously, so records reflect the most updated information possible.
  • Attends training and other meetings as appropriate; keeps current on revisions related to registration and computer skills.
  • Obtains all required hospital patient information utilizing secure access to hospital patient records.
  • Assists with obtaining authorization numbers from insurance companies and hospitals.
  • Assists with other office functions, such as answering phones, taking messages, registering patients, filing charge sheets, patient information log and sorting the mail, as requested.
  • Communicates with insurance companies, patients and physicians as necessary.
  • Maintains work area in neat and orderly manner.
  • Assists in ordering and monitoring supplies, as requested.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality both internally and externally.
  • Actively participates in site-level Quality Improvement Activities. Each employee will contribute to the continual evaluation site performance as well as the implementation and measurement of improvement activities that increase the quality of care provided to patients.
  • Performs related work as assigned.


Education: High School Diploma or GED required.


Experience: One year experience in a medical billing office setting preferred


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