Surgery Billing Coordinator
Christ Community Health Services - Memphis, TN

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Job Description

JOB TITLE : Surgery Billing Coordinator POSTING PERIOD : 4/19 - 29/2013
LOCATION: University Familt Health Center PAY RANGE: $13.58 - $19.01 hourly
REPORTS TO: Director of Revenue Services FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for review and analyzing patient's financial requirements for schedule procedures. This position will also execute payment arrangements and coordinate billing/collection efforts.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Research, review and the cost of schedule procedures. Establish payment plans and coordinate collection efforts. Analyze patient's financial statement pertaining to schedule procedures and issue reminders on outstanding balances. Assist the billing department with collections as needed. Codes and enters Charge data. Collect and post patient payments. Follow up on unpaid balance for schedule procedures. Codes surgical claims for payment. Follow up and monitor surgical accounts. Manage workflow for surgical and hospital claims. Provide support to the billing entity as needed

Qualifications

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education: High school diploma plus some specialized training.

Experience: At least 1 year previous surgery billing, including at least two years billing experience. Must know Coding and CPT coding with expertise with Surgical Codes; ability to read EOB/Remittance Advice.

Licenses or Certifications: CPC required; additional certifications preferred.

Mental Requirements:
_____ Level 1 - Requires some concentration and normal attention. Generally, once the job is learned, the tasks can be performed more or less automatically.

_X___ Level 2 - Requires high periods of concentration intermittently and normal attention. Generally, even once the job is learned, tasks will require normal attention to deal with recurring variables.

_____ Level 3 - Requires high level of concentration and high level of attention intermittently. Generally, the approach to tasks may be consistent, but the number of steps required and/or the number of variables involved creates the possibility of errors unless the incumbent pays close attention.

Physical Requirements:
Sitting 90%
Standing 5%
Walking 5%
100%

Maximum number of pounds required (with or without assistance): 50 lbs

Machines and Equipment Used:
Machines, Equipment, Tools Approximate % ot Time Degree of Hand: Eye
Coordination Required

1. Photocopier 10% Low
2. Fax Machine 5% Low
3. Telephone 10% Low
4. Computer 70% Normal
5. Calculator 5% High

Approximate percentage of time incumbent spends in "on-the-job" travel , excluding commuting to regular work location: 5%

Working Conditions
Typical office environment with slight risk of back injury from lifting heavy boxes.

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