Performs all functions necessary to accomplish accurate billing of patient hospital accounts. Ensures compliance rules and regulations are followed for billing Medicare and/or Medicaid claims as assigned. Identifies issues and notifies managements of pending problems with claims submission, RTPs, daily downloads or backlog issues affecting timely reimbursement. Works with other departments to resolve issues which impact billing.
Must be familiar with Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care and Commercial Insurance guidelines.
Basic understanding and application of M/S word, Excel and Internet Search capabilities.
Be able to type and operate a ten-key adding machine by touch.
Basic Computer Knowledge
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
One or more years of government and non-government billing experience in a business or hospital setting preferred.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.