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Position supports the Clinical Practice with a variety of back-end billing duties to include accurate and timely processing of billing charge tickets, review and follow-up of billing and collections, TES and Fatal billing edits, as well as missing billing charge reconciliation in a fast-paced outpatient physical therapy office. Provides assistance related to clinical billing issues as needed.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Verifies accuracy and completeness of charge tickets, monitors attachments for claims to obtain maximum reimbursement. Performs and assists with back-end duties and charge review to include input, tracking, and verification of accurate and completed physical therapy billing charge transactions.
Responsible for follow-up and resolution of TES work-files to ensure proper elimination of outstanding edits.
Provides assistance with maintaining and resolving accounts receivable issues related to Manual Task Communications from Physicians Billing Service. Responds to questions and requests from insurance companies.
Reviews and assists in reconciliation of system defined missing charge reports.
Supports the review and resolution of electronic fatal edits created by missing patient information and past due collection accounts. Answers billing and collection questions.
Provides back-up support for Accounts Receivable duties during peak times, vacations/illnesses. Other duties as assigned to include, but not limited to, filing, faxing, copying, and correspondence.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is for the Program in Physical Therapy. This position is for the Medical School Campus, but location will be O'Fallon, MO.
Equivalent of High School diploma with 2 to 3 years of related experience in bookkeeping/accounting and/or medical collection setting.
Minimum of 2 to 3 years’ experience working in accounts receivable and follow up. Experience in ICD-10 and CPT coding, Medicare and managed-care experience preferred.
Ability to work independently with strong attention to detail.
Possess communication skills and techniques to appropriately and discretely handle confidential information (patient medical records and billing information).
Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.
Computer knowledge/skills to include word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), Internet, and e-mail.
Use of general office machines required.
The hiring range for this position is $15.24 - $18.68 per hour.
This position is eligible for part-time benefits.� Please visit our website at hr.wustl.edu to view a summary of benefits.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade C06.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
This position is part-time and works approximately 20 hours per week.
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