Health Information Specialist I


Health Information Specialist I

@ VieMed


  • Verifies medical records of patients to send out medical record request
  • Opening, sorting, and scanning of daily mail
  • Logging daily paper checks on banking sheet
  • Able to read through and understand medical documentation effectively
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co-workers for the patient’s benefit.
  • Responsible for managing medical records of patients for insurances, private individuals and/or Government entities for home medical equipment.
  • Performs other clerical tasks as needed, such as answering phones, faxing, and emailing. Completes other duties, as assigned
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Manager/Supervisor, and other superiors. Reports all concerns or issues directly to Collections Manager and Supervisor



  • Learns and maintains knowledge of current patient database and billing system
  • Thorough understanding of medical insurances companies, Medicare and Medicaid
  • Working knowledge of CPT and ICD-10 codes, HCFA 1500, UB04 claim forms, HIPAA, billing and insurance regulations, medical terminology, insurance benefits. 
  • Enough knowledge of policies and procedures to accurately answer questions from internal and external customers. 
  • Utilizes initiative; maintains set level of productivity goals with ability to consistently and accurately 



  • 1 Year in DME or Medical Office experience preferred
  • 1 year experience in insurance office, doctor's office or three years’ general office experience.


  • Superior organizational skill.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work as part of a health care team.  
  • Effectively communicate with physicians, patients, insurers, colleagues and staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: August 26, 2021
Application Deadline: September 28, 2021