RESEARCH BILLING/CODING PATIENT ACCTS SPECIALIST
Company: Saint Bernards Medical Center
Posted on: May 23, 2023
High school graduate required. Completion of medical terminology and coding classes in ICD-9-CM.
Requires minimum of two years in ICD-9-CM coding experience. Previous healthcare billing and follow-up experience preferred. Experience with Meditech expanse is desired. Able to work under deadline pressure. Ability to interact well with physicians, physician offices, business office personnel, etc. to obtain appropriate information needed to assign codes as well as communicating with the public and insurance carriers.
This is a safety sensitive position. Please see the St. Bernards Substance Abuse Policy for further information.
Normal office environment. Close eye work, vision must be correct to 20/20. Hearing within normal range. Oral communications. Operates computer, printer, fax and copier. Lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs. Long periods of sitting with occasional walking, bending, lifting and climbing. Must be able to view computer screens for long periods. Occasional stress related to workload and patients with problems.
The research Billing/Coding Account Specialist is responsible for accurate and timely preparation of claims to third party payers for assigned patients enrolled in clinical trial research studies. The position is also responsible for accurately coding research patient accounts. In addition, the research patient account specialist is responsible for ensuring charges related to patient encounters are charged correctly to the patient's insurance or the research department. This position requires timely response to inquiries from the payer, patient, and research staff and is expected to keep all assigned accounts current and processed according to hospital and departmental procedure. Requires critical thinking skills and experience in Microsoft excel and word. Over the course of employment it is expected that this position will become knowledgeable about the clinical trial research process and how that process affects compliance, coding and billing.
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