Medical Billing Specialist

Job Category: Healthcare
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Lagos Island
Salary: 101000-150000

Company Overview:
Sigma Consulting Group, headquartered in Lagos, is a distinguished recruitment firm providing end-to-end recruitment solutions and strategic business consulting services across Africa. With over a decade of expertise, we specialize in specialist executive search, volume recruitment, and RPO, catering to high-demand sectors such as healthcare, technology, oil and gas, and e-commerce.

About Our Client:
Our client is a reputable healthcare institution in Lagos State, Nigeria, committed to providing high-quality patient care and support. With a focus on efficiency and accuracy, our client seeks to optimize revenue cycle management through effective medical billing and coding practices.

Role Summary:
As a Medical Billing Specialist, you will be responsible for accurately and efficiently processing medical claims and invoices, ensuring timely reimbursement from insurance companies and other payers. You will play a crucial role in maximizing revenue and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • Review patient medical records and documentation to accurately assign diagnostic and procedure codes for billing purposes.
  • Prepare and submit insurance claims and invoices to third-party payers, including private insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid.
  • Follow up on unpaid or denied claims, investigating discrepancies and resolving billing issues as needed.
  • Communicate with insurance companies, patients, and healthcare providers to address billing inquiries and resolve payment disputes.
  • Maintain accurate records of billing activities, payments received, and outstanding balances.
  • Stay updated on changes to insurance regulations and coding guidelines to ensure compliance with billing requirements.
  • Collaborate with other members of the healthcare team, including physicians and administrative staff, to optimize revenue cycle management processes.


  • Diploma or degree in Medical Billing, Health Information Management, or related field.
  • Proven experience working as a Medical Billing Specialist in a healthcare setting.
  • Strong knowledge of medical terminology, coding systems (ICD-10, CPT), and insurance billing practices.
  • Proficiency in medical billing software and electronic health records (EHR) systems.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and coding.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.


  • Competitive salary package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive work environment fostering collaboration and innovation.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and retirement benefits.

How to Apply:
Send your CV and cover letter to with the subject line “Medical Billing Specialist Application”.

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