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This position is 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.
Reviews invoices, correspondence and remittances for rejections and verification of accuracy.
Utilizes the payer websites, and Claim Status.
Consistently have fewer than five invoices in the DRT view and no department MTC's more than three days old in the ETM views.
Consistently meets the Quality Assurance (QA) standard of 95% as established within the department.
Consistently meets the productivity standard of working an average of 60 invoices per day as established within the department.
Interacts with clinical department staff to discuss issues.
Performs other duties as assigned by the manager and/or supervisor.
Assists with special projects.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification with two to three years of related experience in bookkeeping/accounting and/or medical collection setting.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of WU Physicians Billing Service. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Experience with Epic.
Two to three years of experience in a medical collection setting.
Ability to communicate effectively.
Working knowledge of Epic and familiar with ICD-/10 and CPT coding.
Ability to meet the established productivity and quality assurance standards to ensure effective collections and claim resolutions.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
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.
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.
The hiring range for this position is $15.85 - $19.43 per hour.
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.