We are looking for a Billing Coordinator at our Westchester location, who would report to our Director of Billing. Candidates for this position should be able to prioritize assignments and complete work in a timely and accurate manner. Must be able to collect all information necessary to complete billing processes, inclusing reaching out to necessary staff.
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, with locations in Chicago, the Western Suburbs and Northwest Indiana, is nationally recognized as a leader in comprehensive orthopedic services. The physicians of Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush have received specialized training in orthopedic surgery and in subspecialty areas within the field of orthopedic medicine and can diagnose and treat the most complicated and rare musculoskeletal conditions.
The Orthopedic Program at Rush University Medical Center is ranked fifth nationally by U.S. News and World Report. Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush doctors are the official team physicians for the Chicago White Sox, Chicago Bulls, and the Chicago Fire Soccer Club.
Performs audits of non-surgical charges submitted, corrects coding and/or submission errors and develops procedures to eliminate future errors from occurring
Makes necessary corrections in the practice management system and/or clearinghouse systems as needed
Ensures that all encounters are properly coded and are entered timely by reviewing? clinical notes, CPT and ICD codes for accuracy and completeness prior to posting charges
Generates reports to review overall coding for accuracy and completeness and to develop enhancements to the coding process
Researches all information needed to correct and complete billing process including getting charge information from physicians, nursing staff or technicians
Maintains a working knowledge of coding rules and regulations, is familiar with appropriate modifier usage
Maintains required data bases and patients accounts reports and files.
Maintains strictest confidentiality
Reapply payments to accounts, documents workflow to maintain adequate audit trail.?
Maintains a working knowledge of company billing and collection policies.
Adapt to change in positive and professional manner while maintaining a positive demeanor with patients, peers, management and physicians when receiving feedback or direction
Organize and prioritize work to make sure projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner
Stays abreast of and complies with all state and federal laws including HIPAA, ADA, OSHA, and FLSA
Any and all other duties as assigned
High School diploma or equivalent
Minimum of two years experience in a health care organization
Must have experience in a Primary Care, an Ortho, or a Neuro setting
At least two years of charge entry and coding experience