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6 Nov 2019

Full-Time Billing Specialist

The Univeristy of Kansas Health System- Great Bend Campus – Posted by GBhospital Great Bend, Kansas, United States

Job Description


Under the supervision of the Billing Manager, the Medical Biller is primarily responsible for completing the billing activities. The right candidate will possess a strong knowledge of medical claims submission, in an office that uses more manual systems than automated. Must have the ability to work efficiently both independently and as a team, with the foresight to assure all information on claims is correct and clean. The UKHS billing office is a fast paced environment and staff must be committed to producing the highest quality of work. Looking for someone with an outgoing and “can do” attitude. Candidate should be self-motivated and up for the challenge of getting the job done.

Major Duties:
• Bill and post revenue payments/charges to patient’s accounts and insurance payors
• Review and audit patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtain any incomplete or missing billing information
• Obtain authorizations as appropriate.
• Ensure verification of eligibility and payor benefits
• Prepare, review, and transmit claims using automated systems and manual paper claim process
• Knowledge of insurance guidelines, including HMO, PPO, Medicare, and state Medicaid
• Follow up on unpaid claims within specified billing cycle timeframe
• Validate insurance payment for accuracy and compliance based on contractual terms
• Evaluate and investigate payor matters for any discrepancy in payments as necessary
• Identify and bill secondary payors
• Follow-up on all accounts with payor or patient
• Follow-up on payor specific appeals and denial of claims.
• Respond to all patient or insurance telephone inquiries to ensure timely reimbursement.
• Update cash spreadsheet, generate collection reports and ensure compliant collection efforts interpreting the explanation for benefits (EOB)
• Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Relevant Experience/Qualifications

• High school diploma or equivalent

• 1+ years of medical billing experience
• Experience billing professional and physicians’ charges to insurance companies
• Experience reading electronic claim files
• Knowledge and competency to use medical claims clearinghouse system
• Possess strong organizational and follow up skills.
• Familiarity with HCFA 1500 & UB-04

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Healthcare. Job Types: Full-Time.

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