To deliver world-class healthcare for a community exceeding 600,000 people, WellStar is more than 11,000 strong to meet the health demands and needs of our communities. With five unique hospitals, over 1,000 beds, and a strong Physicians Group, WellStar has become a shining example of what’s possible when talented, passionate people dedicate themselves to making a difference in the industry and in the communities we serve.
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This position is directly responsible for the correct and appropriate monetary remittance to the WellStar Health System from our Outreach clients, private insurance payers, and Medicare/Medicaid. This task will be accomplished through the performance of the job related tasks that include but not limited to : (1) proper entry of patient/insurance information into the STAR system, (2) timely resolution of billing & coding error edits as identified by our commercial billing company (Quadax), (3) account follow-up with physicians and patient clients to assure timely resolution of questionable accounts, and (4) faciltater between the Laboratory Outreach department and the WellStar Patient Financial Services Department to assure proper payment posting.
Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Billing and Coding Certification preferred but not required.
Required Minimum Experience:
Must have at least 2 years experience and working knowledge of the hospital registration process including insurance loading, eligibility, and Medicare/GA Medicaid/ Managed Care billing requirements. Basic knowledge of (1) Billing and coding of laboratory tests, (2) account follow-up and resolution processes, (3) the hospital billing system processes, (4) ICD-9 coding, (4) payment posting functions.
Required Minimum Skills:
Must be organized and attentive to detail, able to handle multi-tasking, experience with McKesson HBOC Star system, and works as part of a team. Excellent Customer Service Skills is a must.
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