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Job Category:

Accounting/Finance

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Patient Account Biller - Rancho Cordova, CA

UHG - RANCHO CORDOVA, California

Posted: 12/12/2018

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

This function is responsible for medical and ancillary product premium billing. Positions in this function interact with customers gathering support data to ensure invoice accuracy and also work through specific billing discrepancies. Provide input to policies, systems, methods, and procedures for the effective management and control of the premium billing function. Educate customers regarding the availability of receiving invoices and remitting payments through online applications. Monitor outstanding balances and take appropriate actions to ensure clients pay as billed. Manage the preparation of invoices and complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables. May also include quality assurance and audit of billing activities.

Positions mainly responsible for more general A / R activities which do not include medical and ancillary premium billing activities can be found in the Accounts Receivable function in the Finance job family.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Interact with customers gathering support data to ensure invoice accuracy and also work through specific billing discrepancies
  • Provide input to policies, systems, methods, and procedures for the effective management and control of the premium billing function
  • Educate customers regarding the availability of receiving invoices and remitting payments through online applications
  • Monitor outstanding balances and take appropriate actions to ensure clients pay as billed
  • Manage the preparation of invoices and complete reconciliation of billing with accounts receivables
  • May also include quality assurance and audit of billing activities
  • Day shift
  • Office/ business casual
  • Flexible
  • Moderate work experience within own function
  • Some work is completed without established procedures
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others
  • Supervision / guidance is required for higher level tasks

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma / GED or higher
  • Available to work 40 hours per week within the operating hours of the site (Monday - Friday 6am to 5pm and an occasional Saturday as needed for over time.)
  • 1+ years of customer service experience using the telephone and computer as primary tools to perform job duties.
  • 1+ years of basic proficiency with Windows PC applications which includes the ability to learn new and complex computer system applications
  • 1+ years of work experience working within a team environment
  • 1+ years of experience as a hospital or facility biller
  • 1+ years medicare billing experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Medicare and / or medical billing and / or collections knowledge
  • 1+ years of coaching, SME or lead experience
  • UBO4 and / or Electronic Claim Edit Suite experience
  • 1+ years of experience with facility coding such as: ICD - 9 & 10, HCPCS and Revenue and CPT Codes
  • Intermediate proficiency of MS Office suite preferred MS Word (create and edit documents), Excel (edit data in spreadsheets), Outlook (email and calendar management) and Visio (basic diagrams)
Soft Skills:
  • Advanced problem solving and trouble shooting skills
Work Environment:
  • Extended periods of sitting at a computer and use of hands / fingers across keyboard or mouse
  • Office environment
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Keywords: medical billing, hospital billing, facility billing, medicare billing, collections, UB04, ICD - 9, ICD - 10, CPT codes, revenue codes

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