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University of Rochester Billing Asst - 232423 in Rochester, New York

Billing Asst Job ID 232423

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 005 Patient Financial Services

Schedule

7:30 AM-4 PM

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Billing Assistant is responsible for performing the duties listed below, as well as providing clerical and billing support functions for the assigned team as needed. Subscribe to the department’s goals of creating a culturally competent environment in treating others with a sensitive and caring manner. Adhere to HIPPA and Strong Commitment rules and regulations and represent the department and hospital in a professional manner, protecting confidentiality of patient information at all times.

Supervision and Direction Exercised:

Responsible for monitoring own performance on assigned tasks against procedure standards.

Machines and Equipment Used:

Standard office equipment, including but not limited to desktop computer, Flowcast and Emdeon billing systems, telephone, photocopy machine, 10 key adding machine, Microsoft Email, Excel, Word and Access, and various payer web sites.

Typical Duties:

30% Process Medicare, Medicaid or Fidelis claims via direct data entry into payer system

25% Process Secondary claims:

  • Using claims information provided by the supervisor, enter clams into payer billing system within the specified time frame via:

  • Enter note into Flowcast with the date claim was keyed

20% Review up front edits from payers, correct, and resubmit as needed

10% Review daily billed report to assure claim file has been accepted by the payer

10% Review and correct hold bills identified by the system as relating to the responsibility of Patient accounts

5% May perform typing, filing, fill-in for other positions and any other duties of similar scope and complexity in regular combination with this position. Cross Train on team processes to enable assistance and fill in as needed

Expectations:

  • Participate in department/team staff meetings, educational classes and training

  • Attend monthly department and team staff meetings

  • Stay up to date on HIPAA guidelines through education and reading monthly emails.

  • Participate in URMC training such as Strong Commitment ICare and Annual Mandatory In Service

  • Join PAO committees such as planning PAO events or addressing employee issues

Qualifications:

High school diploma with 2 years related business experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer Associate’s degree in Accounting or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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