Job Description

Steward Health CareSystem LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led nationalhealth care services organization committed to providing the highestquality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where outpatents live.  Steward - the largest privately held health care company inthe U.S. - owns and operations 35 community hospitals across nine states,serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 healthcare professionals.  In addition to our hospitals, the Steward providernetwork includes 4,800 providers, 25 urgent care centers, 87 preferred skillednursing facilities, substantial behavioral health offerings, over 7,300hospital beds under management, and approximately 1.5 million full risk coveredlies through the company's managed care and healthinsurance services.  The total number of paneled lives withinSteward's integrated care network is projected to reach 3 million in 2018.

 

Steward Medical Group(SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMGoperates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts,Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida,Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 millionpatient encounters per year.

As a Biller, you will process billing charges and claims with the goal of account accuracy and customer satisfaction with every encounter. A successful Biller works to facilitate resolution of claims through attention to detail, problem solving initiative and a dedication to provide efficient service for our patients.

Key Responsibilities

Posts charges into billing system within 24-48 hours and completes other billing functions under direction of supervisor

Identifies possible billing errors that might prevent the claim from being processed on the insurance company level

Able to understand and work Microsoft Excel and Word documents/ spreadsheets

Able to follow specific job functions and follow direction

Able to demonstrate a basic working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid processes

Understands the importance of verification of patient coverage and demographic information

Draws conclusions and corrects billing errors or other claim issues.

Ensures compliance with applicable laws, HIPAA regulations and company policies

Contributes to improvement of billing procedures and processes

Escalates problem claims to management as required by circumstances

Communicate effectively with clinic/administrative personnel, assigned coder and CLT-Team

Completes assigned training and education

Performs other duties as assigned



Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

High School diploma or GED equivalent

Demonstrated basic experience with medical billing, CPT and ICD-10 and HCPCS codes

Ability to exercise discretion on sensitive and confidential matters

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively on the phone, in writing and via email

Demonstrated computer terminology with data entry software Ability to apply mathematical concepts and calculations

Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and learn and retain new or evolving information and procedures

Ability to work in a team environment 

*Institutional accreditation and degree obtainment will be verified upon hire

Preferred Qualifications

One or more years billing or coding experience preferably in the medical field, insurance, banking, hospital medical office or other experience with extensive customer service contact

Demonstrated experience with NextGen or McKesson error correction software 

Working knowledge of medical terminology, insurance billing and reimbursement, and coding

30 wpm keyboarding skills with 95% accuracy

 
Physical Requirements

Standing, sitting, walking, speaking, listening, bending,

reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping and manipulating

tools, typing, using peripheral computer tools


Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Application Instructions

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