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.
Position is responsible for leading team efforts in billing workflow and processes.� Assists staff with resolving departmental issues.� Identifies billing, payer and workflow trends.� Process Interface activities to include Registration Reports, AVM Reports, Eligibility file and Charge file to completion daily.� Assists Director/Manager with development of procedures within the department.� Assists with other billing functions during vacations and absences. Assists with special projects and other duties assigned.� Promotes team effort and departmental goals.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs billing insurance verification for all payers including Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care and research/special billing insurance.
Verifies patient demographic information.
Performs collection follow-up duties for all insurance payers including Medicare, Medicaid and Managed Care insurance.
Handles patient complaints.
Handles discounts, adjustments and charge corrections.
Acts as a liaison between the department and the Physician Billing Services to resolve patient complaints and insurance issues.
Contacts patients and insurance companies to resolve issues.
Contacts insurance companies regarding posting payments and collection agencies regarding payment reports, as well as, responds to questions and requests from Insurance companies.����������
Manages PPM processes.
Equivalent of High School diploma with 2 to 3 years of related experience in bookkeeping/accounting and/or medical collection setting.
Working knowledge of computers, general office equipment, telephone console, medical terminology, and collection techniques.
Strong communication skills that involves dealing with confidential information.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Products to include Word, Outlook, intermediate skills in Excel and at least basic skills in Access.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology Administration. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
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.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.