Community Health Systems Billing Coordinator (Grayslake) in Waukegan, Illinois

Description:

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The Vista Physician Group is a professional network which includes family medicine physicians and specialists with 20 offices located throughout Lake County. We are looking for a professional Billing Coordinator for our Grayslake Physician clinic .

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for patient billing services and patient payments. Submit patient claims to third party payers and review patient account payments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Review patient financial charts and correct errors as necessary.

  • Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of patients/customers served.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span. Use data reflective of the patient/customer s status to identify each patient/customer s requirements relative to his/her specific needs.

  • Provide the care/service needed as described in the department s policies and procedures.

  • Process of Payments

  • Process all payment for the group for insurance companies and patients.

  • Checks payment with key bank machine or deposit to Waukegan Clinic Corp account.

  • Tracks payments in Athena billing system using appropriate ICD-9 designation.

  • Follow-up on patient past dues payments and take appropriate action.

  • May monitor, collect and adjust patient accounts.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of third party reimbursement by accurately and timely posting post payment adjustments.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of third party payer requirements by timely resolving problem account.

  • Receives all charges from patient seen by physicians in psychiatry, rehabilitation, neurosurgeon, and hospitalist care.

  • Oversees the weekly and daily collections of accounts including running weekly and daily report.

  • Obtain additional required billing information as needed.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of payer requirements by obtaining required information to avoid payment delays.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Associates Degree or some college is preferred.

  • Requires RHIA, RHIT, CCS and/or CPS, CPC or CCA certification within one year of employment.

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in inpatient and/ oroutpatient coding or medical records using ICD and CPT coding systems

  • Advance knowledge of medical terminology

Job: Clinic, Medical

Organization: Vista Clinic Corp

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1765365