Job Description

This Billing Specialist - ASC position is full-time - days - working in the Business Office Located at  6180 N. Corona Road - Northwest Medical Center. M-F 730-400pm.  Critical upfront and post processed claims review for growing physician practice. Patient encounters occur in Office, Hospital OP, Hospital IP, and UC.

Summary: Performs billing of all hospital accounts including some professional fees.  Responsible for Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care and/or any other contract terms in accordance with compliance guidelines.                                                

 

Essential Functions:

  • Bills inpatient and outpatient clean claims electronically or hard copy with 24 hrs. Researches and edits claims for accurate billing information. Bills all rebills with 72 hrs.                
  • Documents on system all steps taken on account so that it clearly communicates action. Reprobates account for accurate patient and insurance liability.                                
  • Reviews medical records outstanding on a monthly basis and requests information if needed. Reviews with manager requests that are past 30 days.                                        
  • Completes and turns in billing log weekly. Maintains productivity standards on a regular basis as evidenced by: ability to complete assigned tasks and remain current within scheduled hours per week.                                         
  • Works toward achieving department and individual goals, meeting HARA National billing standards                        
  • Handles and resolves incoming rebills or correspondence within 3 days. Responds to telephone inquiries by 10:00 am the following scheduled work day. Identifies department and self when answering phone.  Reads and follows through on email and moxes within 48 hours.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

                                                 

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