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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

JOB SUMMARY:

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

Required
• High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred
• 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

Go to www.gbregional.com , click "careers", this will take you to another site where you'll search "Great Bend location", apply for desired position.

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

Job expires in 54 days.

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