GENERAL SUMMARY: Inpatient/Outpatient Surg Follow Up--Part time M-F 20hrs per week
Under the direction of the Hospital Billing & Follow-Up Supervisor, is responsible for reducing and managing the A/R by reviewing and resolving unpaid claims related to facility/clinical charges. Daily workflow of denials, UB 04/HCFA download, chart notes/faxes and appeals worked in a timely manner. Monitor, trend, bill and appeal accounts receivable claims. Resolve insurance billing issues to reduce Account Receivable days outstanding, increase cash flow and reduce potential bad debt. Communicate and collaborate with leadership to ensure third party payer issues are resolved in a timely manner. Ensure claims are processed according to contracted rates/fee schedules and timely filing appeal guidelines are followed. Accurately resubmit claims for payment to prevent and reduce further rejections/denials. Appropriately monitor high dollar accounts to ensure accurate and timely payment is received.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
High School Diploma or equivalent, required
Minimum of one year experience in a medical billing environment, preferred
Understanding of office procedures (problem solving and making recommendations) and prior proficient use of a personal computer to include Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel)
Working knowledge of third party payer reimbursement guidelines (CPT, HCPC and ICD-9 & ICD-10 coding) and HCFA 1500 & UB 04 billing, and their application to services rendered
Excellent telephone skills and typing speed minimum of 40 wpm.
Excellent benefit package that includes health, dental and vision insurance; a 401k retirement plan; paid vacation and sick leave. Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.
Internal Number: 010862
About Boys Town National Research Hospital
Since the opening of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, the hospital has been internationally recognized as a leader in clinical and research programs focusing on childhood deafness, visual impairment and related communication disorders. We have developed national medical programs that are now instituted in hospitals and clinics across the country.
Today, the hospital offers a broad range of clinical services, including ear, nose and throat services at the Boys Town Ear, Nose and Throat Institute, general pediatric care with Boys Town Pediatrics, and orthopaedic, internal medicine, pediatric gastroenterology, allergy, asthma, pediatric pulmonology, behavioral health, audiological and ophthalmologic care.
The hospital has expanded to offer surgical and clinical services at two Omaha locations: 555 North 30th Street in Omaha and 14000 Hospital Road on the campus of Boys Town, Nebraska.
Boys Town National Research Hospital has assembled national leaders in research who are making important contributions in the areas of genetics, hearing, language, vision and speech disorders. Applying these findings with new technologies, distance learning and the exploration of ne...w research frontiers, the opportunities for new medical diagnoses, evaluation and treatment discoveries are endless.
Accredited by The Joint Commission, Boys Town National Research Hospital is dedicated to providing leading edge clinical care, pioneering translational research and improving the lives of children and their families through applied technology and educational outreach programs. The hospital annually serves more than 40,000 children and families from across the United States.