Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Responsible for follow-up insurance billing and collection activities, verifying accuracy and completeness of claims, contacting insurance companies, and other related duties to expedite payments from various payers for physician services.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs collection follow-up duties for third party payers to ensure timely and accurate payment of physician charges.
Review correspondence and remittances for rejections and verification of accuracy.
Respond to questions and requests received from insurance companies.
Assist with special projects.
Interact with clinical department staff to discuss payer issues.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor or manager.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Working knowledge of computer billing systems.
Familiarity with Epic, ICD10 AND CPT coding.
Equivalent of High School diploma with 2 to 3 years of related experience in bookkeeping/accounting and/or medical collection setting.
The hiring range for this position is $15.24 - $18.68 per hour.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of WU Physicians Billing Service. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
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.
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