Job Description

This Billing Specialist - position is full-time - days - M-F 7:30am-4:00pm.  Critical upfront and post processed claims review for growing physician practice. Patient encounters occur in Office, Hospital OP, Hospital IP, and UC. Working in the Business Office Located at  6180 N. Corona Road - Northwest Medical Center.

Summary: Performs billing of all hospital accounts including some professional fees.  Responsible for Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care and/or any other contract terms in accordance with compliance guidelines.                                                

 Essential Functions:

  • Bills inpatient and outpatient clean claims electronically or hard copy with 24 hrs. Researches and edits claims for accurate billing information. Bills all rebills with 72 hrs.                
  • Documents on system all steps taken on account so that it clearly communicates action. Reprobates account for accurate patient and insurance liability.                                
  • Reviews medical records outstanding on a monthly basis and requests information if needed. Reviews with manager requests that are past 30 days.                                        
  • Completes and turns in billing log weekly. Maintains productivity standards on a regular basis as evidenced by: ability to complete assigned tasks and remain current within scheduled hours per week.                                         
  • Works toward achieving department and individual goals, meeting HARA National billing standards                        
  • Handles and resolves incoming rebills or correspondence within 3 days. Responds to telephone inquiries by 10:00 am the following scheduled work day. Identifies department and self when answering phone.  Reads and follows through on email and moxes within 48 hours.                                                
  • Plans and offers various in-service educational materials and instruction for health care professionals. Adheres to expectations of required/mandatory in-services.                        
  • Acts as a team leader or trainer to office staff as required. Assists management with special projects.                        
  • Able to diffuse potential problems or conflicts by handling situation, referring to coordinator/manager.      

Northwest Healthcare is a multi-faceted network dedicated to providing safe, quality care at each of our locations.  With two (soon to be three) hospitals, two freestanding emergency centers, four urgent care locations and a large physician practice including primary care and a variety of specialists, Northwest Healthcare offers you a wide range of settings in which to work.  Common among them all is not only the commitment to providing safe patient care, but to employee satisfaction and growth.  It is a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all employees—whether caring for patients directly or working in a support role.  NWHC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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