To enter charges, bill and follow-up collections for assigned Insurance groups.
High school graduate; Computer literate with at least 25 wpm. Prior office experience required; Medical office experience preferred. Medical terminology preferred. Yup'ik speaking preferred.
Must have an understanding of medical insurance billing; Excellent customer service skills and interact in a positive manner with patients and co-workers; able to work with minimal supervision.
Able to represent BBAHC in a professional manner.
The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span (e.g. pediatric/adult/geriatric) and posses the ability to asses data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the assigned unit's policies and procedures.
Must successfully pass Alaska's Barrier Crime Act background screen.
Enter charges into Meditech billing system on a daily basis for clinics not currently using automated charge entry: Outpatient, Inpatient, Audiology, Optometry, Specialty Clinic, Home Health, Medevac, Village Clinic, Alcohol Rehab., Medical Boarders, Hospice, ER, Medical Supplies, Dietary.
Responsible for assigned commercial insurance biller group(s), excluding Medicare and Medicaid.
To review assigned Collector queue, daily, in Meditech billing system for claims not processing for missing billing information. Make needed corrections for claim to process.
To review printed claims for assigned insurance for errors or programming problems. Institute work-order and any necessary research to have problem corrected.
Responsible for late charges personally entered into billing system. Must track and make any necessary report or recommendations to correct late charges being created.
Must cross train in other biller/collector assigned insurances for PTO coverage.
Maintain strict patient confidentiality at all times.
Research insurance non-payment to include telephone, e-mail, written correspondence and/or fax to the payer/patient as needed for reimbursement (must be compliant with HIPAA regulations).
Perform other duties as assigned.