The Billing Coordinator is responsible for performing all billing and collection - related duties on patient accounts. Performs a variety of Medical Records duties such as chart analysis, abstracting, audits, and coding. Prepares and responds to correspondence and records for the release of patient information. This position is expected to be knowledgeable of the specific provisions in the managed care contracts as they relate to billing/reimbursement. Individual shall be knowledgeable of the most current coding policy and patient confidentiality requirements. Individual shall be flexible to perform a variety of duties. This position requires strong interpersonal skills to regularly interact professionally, promptly, and courteously with patients, physicians, and their offices and other Center personnel to maintain strong public and community relations while responding to their inquiries/requests. May be assigned additional delegated responsibilities and special assignments by the Business Office Manager. Reporting Relationship:Reports to Business Office Manager. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Experience is a MUST
Experience and/or Education: Shall be a high school graduate. Helpful but not necessary to have one-year experience in ambulatory surgery center billing, Must have- previous medical billing, AR follow-up and charge posting, collections, and medical records experience. Knowledge of third party billing, including Medicare, Managed care, commercial, Worker''s compensation and state Medicaid programs. Capable of operating 10 key calculator and demonstrated computer skills.
Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information on one-on-one and small group situations to patients, physicians, and other employees of the Center. Reasoning Ability: Shall be able to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.