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We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a FGP Billing Coordinator.
In this role, the successful candidate manages and Coordinates all aspects of charge submission and accounts receivable in defined FGP(s). Oversee practice operations as they relate to the aforementioned and implement change where necessary. Prepares financial and/or operational analyses and reports, and audits current procedures to monitor and improve efficiency of operations. Reviews and advises physicians and staff with regard to local and national coding and reimbursement policies.
- Responsible for advising physicians, management and staff of local and national coding and documentation policies.
- Prepares reports and documentation in accordance with practice/fgp guidelines.
- Works with patients and guarantors to clarify financial responsibilities.
- Responsible for all aspects of correct and timely charge submission, and works with billing company and hospital staff to insure proper accounts receivable management.
- Serves as resource to physicians, staff and management regarding local and national coding and reimbursement policies.
- Prepares weekly utilization reports summarizing volumes and charges submitted to the billing company.
- Explains billing procedures to patients, and identifies patient responsibilities.
- For ensuring the timely and accurate collection, preparation and verification of billing information submitted to the outsourced billing service.
- Educates physicians, staff and management on new policies and changes to existing policies.
- Works with Billing company to review and resolve denial issues.
- Reviews daily schedules to verify patient insurance information and MD Benefits.
- Serving as a liaison to the outside billing service for questions, data request, and other inquiries; reviewing charge encounter forms for complete CPT code, ICD-9 code and other required billing information on a daily basis.
- Reviews resources including (but not limited to): CPT and ICD-9 manuals, payer policy and procedure manuals and updates and CMS publications to ensure practices are compliant with current policies and procedures.
- Prepares status and ad-hoc reports.
- Responds to patient circumstances and explanations based on thorough assessment of situation.
- Reviews office procedures as they relate to charge submission, accounts receivable management and appropriate internal controls; recommends suggestions, ideas and solutions to improve operational processes.
- Maintains current Certified Procedural Coder (CPC) certificate.
- Reviews monthly financial reports on a timely basis.
- Develops payment schedules (FGP) based on reason, availability of resources, and patients ability to pay.
- Collaborates with practice personnel and administration to implement change to practice operations where necessary.
- Adheres to general practice and FGP guidelines on compliance issues and patient confidentiality.
- Composes information in a clear and well written manner
- Reviews deposits to ensure steady cash flow. Reconciles deposits compared to the billing log.
- Interacts with vendors and independent contractors as it relates to billing and collections.
- Updates all fee charges and procedural codes on a timely basis.
- Works with staff to maximize operational efficiency and clearly explains proper work procedures and methods for charge submission and accounts receivable follow-up.
- Reports to Management regularly and requests intervention where necessary.
- Serves as billing coordinator/ back up for FGP practices.
To qualify you must have a Bachelors degree with 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Good communication, interpersonal and computer skills. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff and patients. Detail oriented with high level of accuracy for reviewing charge batch submissions, preparing and presenting analyses. Stays up to date with industry requirements. Knowledge of medical terminology required. Familiar with standard office equipment.
Current medical coding certification (CPC) preferred.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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