Meet Our Billing Team

Our billing team is made up of the amazing folks who make sure your insurance is billed properly for your services and procedures. They're there to help you understand your benefits, out of pocket costs and more. If you've ever worked with insurance you know how hard these folks work every single day.

Texas Sinus and Snoring Insurance Billing

Ben Gomez, Billing Manager

Ben is our billing manager here at Texas Sinus & Snoring. Working with insurance companies isn’t always an easy task, but Ben takes it on every day in our office. He works directly with his staff in our billing office as well as our patient care coordinator to make sure each patient’s billing is accurately billed out. He also works directly with patient insurance companies to make sure authorizations for services are provided.

Ben has worked in healthcare for over 20 years but has been in the revenue cycle portion of healthcare for over 4 of those years. He’s been married for 13 years and has 3 awesome kids. He’s also our resident coffee lover.

Ben is always available to help educate patients on their insurance benefits and coverage, answer billing questions or concerns, and simply provide the best billing experience possible for our patients.

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Amirah Foote

Patient Care Coordinator

Amirah is our patient care coordinator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Georgia State University. She’s the one who will be scheduling your surgery, helping with financial counseling, preparing surgery orders, working with the surgery centers and hospitals and communicating with our anesthesia group on our weekly schedule. When she’s not working with our amazing patients Amirah enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants.

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Raye Lara

Billing Specialist

Ray is a certified medical coder and has been in medical billing and coding for over 27 years. Her responsibilities here at Texas Sinus and Snoring include working with the insurance companies on collections, appeals and posting payments to patient accounts. When she’s not helping with all things billing, she loves crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.

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Juliana Funes

Billing Specialist

Juliana is an ICD-10 Coding Specialist. She spends her time in the office verifying patient benefits and obtaining authorization for surgeries, CT's, MRI's and sleep studies. She spends a lot of her day on the phone with patients’ insurance companies. She is bilingual (English and Spanish) assists patients with questions regarding statements, reviewing explanation of Benefits, checking on the status for surgery request among other billing questions.

When she’s not here at Texas Sinus & Snoring she likes to spend her time with family at the beach or fishing.