1 year of experience required
This job is responsible for coordinating the billing process between facility and the Payor. Bill timely and aggressively and collect monies from state and federal agencies.
Research and audit accounts to verify charges, coding and procedures. Interact with the departments to verify charges and obtain charge correction documentation. Monitor and audit accounts and process adjustments to accounts as necessary.
All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with Palmetto Health's values of compassion, dignity, excellence, integrity, and teamwork.
Properly process hospital billing information and update patient insurance information.
Prepare and file appropriate primary or secondary billing for Medicaid/Tricare claims and patient statements.
Research accounts to verify charges, coding and procedures daily, forward to the appropriate department to verify charges and obtain charge correction documentation.
Document all billing notes and patient telephone calls.
Must be able to read and interpret Remittance Advises and Explanation of Benefits.
Monitor and audit accounts and process adjustment to accounts as necessary.
Transfer charges to secondary insurance for billing.
Respond to inquiries from patients and collection agencies, as needed. Must have very good people skills, and strong attention to detail.
Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent preferred.
Experience: One (1) year experience in patient accounting.
Special Training: Patient accounting or related background with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be proficient in the manipulation of numbers, have sufficient manual dexterity.Proficient in the use of office equipment and billing/collection systems.