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NGS Audit & Reimbursement Auditor II - Appeals
This position can sit remotely with preferred office locations: Syracuse NY, Indianapolis IN, Richmond VA, or S. Portland ME.
This position is part of the Medicare Administrative Contract (MAC) with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This position will support the Medicare part A Audit& Reimbursement department. This includes, but not limited to, processing provider submitted Medicare cost reports. The intent of this position is to support the Medicare cost report appeals workload, however it may include the need to support all functions within the Audit & Reimbursement department. These functions include but not limited to: Cost report acceptance, tentative settlements, rate reviews, desk reviews, audits, final settlements, reopenings, appeals and other compliance/reimbursement review.
Primary Purpose: The Audit and Reimbursement Auditor II, under guided supervision, will support audit activities of healthcare providers' financial and statistical records in accordance with Government Auditing Standards (GAS). The auditor will receive training, participate in audit related workload, and have opportunities to participate on special projects. This position provides a valuable opportunity to gain exposure in the healthcare reimbursement and financial industry.
Primary duties applicable to the Medicare cost report Appeals workload include, but are not limited to:
Under guided supervision, participate in completing appeals related work:
Maintaining accurate records by updating all logs, case files, tracking systems
Participate in all team meetings, staff meetings, and training sessions.
Document findings, prepare detailed work papers and present audit adjustment reports in accordance with GAS and CMS requirements
Analyze and interpret data per a provider's trial balance, financial statements, financial documents or other related healthcare records
Gain experience with applicable Federal Laws, regulations, policies and audit procedures
Respond timely and accurately to customer inquiries
Ability to multi- task while independently and effectively prioritizing work using time management, initiative, project management and problem-solving skills
The skills/competencies listed below are preferred but not required:
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or CPA Eligible
Knowledge of Medicare Part A Laws, regulations, program manuals and audit policies
Knowledge of CMS computer systems
Knowledge of the Medicare cost report
Demonstrated understanding of accounting principles, auditing theories, or math concepts obtained through formal education and/or work related experience
Must obtain Continuing Education Training requirements.
Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills
Experience in Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook
Effective organization and time management skills
Effective problem solving skills
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
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