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Billing Specialist *

Company: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Location: Blanco
Posted on: February 16, 2020

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Billing Specialist to join our team! The Billing Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely billing and collection activity on patient and/or insurance accounts in order to expedite claim processing and reimburseme

Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Position Overview

We are seeking an experienced Billing Specialist to join our team! The Billing Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely billing and collection activity on patient and/or insurance accounts in order to expedite claim processing and reimbursement.

Responsibilities

  • Daily collection activity of patient insurance accounts through the use of effective, aggressive collection techniques and tools
  • Initiating daily contacts with insurance companies, patient's, family members and others in a professional and confidential manner through the use of telephones, email and letters to keep accounts current and maintain AR day at hospital set goal
  • Reconciling of patient account balances by reviewing the daily Explanation of Benefits, patient account comments and submitted billing
  • Identifying credit balances, reclassing revenue, writing up contractual and administrative adjustments. Responsible for the proper use of transaction codes
  • Daily billing of all patient accounts by FC. Responsible for meeting all billing deadlines and accurately submitting claims in accordance with insurance and company guidelines
  • Daily entering of collection follow-up notes and comments into the HMS computer system
  • Reviewing Past Due Follow-up reports, Aged Trial Balances, and other collection reports
  • Responsible for reclassing revenue, changing primary insurance by using the 5 required steps and for the proper use of account adjustment forms
  • Works with the admitting department and other departments to make certain that the proper billing and collection procedures are performed on patient accounts
  • Observes professional ethics in maintaining confidential information acquired regarding person, financial, medical or employment of patients, families, and employees of CPRMC
  • Follows proper chain of command and reports issues, problems and important information to the BOM
  • Demonstrates effective communication skills when dealing with patients, physicians, hospital staff, and third-party payers
  • Acts as information resource to patients, physicians, hospital staff, and third-party payers
  • Participates in quality control
  • Demonstrates well-defined organizational and time management skills
  • Follows and enforces accepted safety practices for patients and CPRMC by participating in safety instructional programs and observing safety guidelines and safe work practices
  • Reports hazards and initiates appropriate action
  • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required
    • Minimum of two (2) years of billing experience in a hospital or clinic setting
    • Expert knowledge of medical terminology, billing policies, AHCCCS and Medicare required
    • Requires attention to detail while working on several tasks simultaneously
    • Must possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with physicians, patients, hospital staff, and third-party payers
    • Requires strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
    • Requires ability to function effectively in fast-paced environment with multiple demands/deadlines
    • Must be able to read, write, and follow instructions and document in English
    • Working knowledge of all Microsoft applications with the ability to research accounts utilizing math and other skills to resolve discrepancies
    • Expert knowledge of compliance guidelines, HIPAA, and confidentiality
    • Effective telephone collections skills and ability to work with difficult public and issues are essential
    • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred

      What We Offer

      • Competitive Pay
      • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance
      • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
      • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • RN Loan Repayment Program
      • Matching 401(k)
      • Clinical Ladder Program
      • Employee Referral Bonus Program
      • Opportunities for career advancement
      • Rewards and recognition programs
      • Additional perks and discounts

Keywords: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Austin , Billing Specialist *, Accounting, Auditing , Blanco, Texas

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