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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Internal Medicine, Business Office. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Responsible for ensuring all charge review and claim form edits are resolved for claims processing on ambulatory and/or inpatient charges for all divisions within the Department of Medicine. This can include registration, referral/authorization, and credentialing edits. Responsible for contacting insurance companies for resolution and internal staff within the University in regards to the validity of system edits as necessary. Additional responsibilities include providing billing support back up in the inpatient billing office and/or the central registration unit.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work registration and insurance type charge review and claim form edits in Epic to maintain a low charge lag and comply with timely filing guidelines. Utilize clinical systems and contact patients, University personnel, Hospitals, and payers for resolution. Utilize clinical systems.
Perform invoices FSC changes and charge corrections as needed.
Perform real-time eligibility checks through Epic or contacting the payer to resolve registration claim form edits. Update coverages and demographic information. Communicate with clinical areas and patients as needed.
Special projects as assigned.
Perform back up functions to the central registration and inpatient billing units.
Xeroxing, filing, other clerical duties.
Other duties as assigned.
Equivalent of High School diploma with 3 to 5 years of previous billing or insurance experience required.
Equivalent of Associate’s degree preferred.
Working knowledge of medical billing, insurance and related computer systems.�
Able to perform accurate and detailed work.
Able to keep goals and Department in mind when making decisions and problem-solving.
Able to maintain a highly professional demeanor as a representative of the Department.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and teamwork strategies are critical.
Organized in material, thought and action regarding a wide variety of duties.
Able to maintain patient confidentiality in regard to all financial and medical information.
Initiative to set personal goals as well as office goals; fully participate and complete tasks within time specified.
Applicant Special Instructions:
Work performed in an office setting. Non-smoking environment. Ability to cope with stressful situations. Minimal amount of walking involved. Regular schedule Monday through Friday. Occasional overtime work may be involved.
The hiring range for this position is $18.45 - $23.06 per hour.
-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 C08.
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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