Billing Representative - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general supervision, coordinates billing functions to ensure accuracy, efficiency, and maximum financial return; ensures Medicare billing compliance; maintains knowledge of Medicare, billing codes, rules, and regulations; audits medical documents; serves as resource to faculty and staff.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knowledge of office practices and procedures
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Verbal and written communication skills
Ability to compose and edit correspondence
Ability to type and operate personal computer and office equipment
Ability to maintain records and files
Ability to extract data from conversations and documents
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Knowledge of medical terminology
Ability to code procedures and diagnoses using CPT and ICD-9 and 10 coding
Ability to interpret accounts and records
Ability to perform basic bookkeeping and compile statistics

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma; supplemented with two (2) years of professional medical billing experience preferred.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assesses, processes, codes, and tracks patient billings and reimbursements; captures and generates charges for inpatient and/or outpatient visits and procedures; reviews, edits, and posts payments to accounts with date of service; maintains knowledge base of correct coding practices and registration requirements; audits medical documents; updates fee schedules.

Schedules patient appointments and tests as prescribed using computerized scheduling system; answers and screens calls; assists with patient registration; verifies patients’ demographics, insurance, pre-certification status, and referral information.

Determines and collects payments; reconciles and deposits payments according to University policy; answers billing correspondence and maintains third party request database; assists patients and guarantors with billing and reimbursement issues; follows-up with payment denials.

Provides in-services to physicians; trains new employees; serves as resource to faculty and staff; prepares reports; opens and distributes mail.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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