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Medical Billing Specialist

Company: Lake County Health Dept
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Job Description:

Medical Billing SpecialistTracking Code15988Job DescriptionDo you want a career where you can truly make a difference?The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Centeris one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!About the Role:Under general supervision performs work of considerable difficulty in assisting with the administration of the Health Departments central billing office management program. The position has the responsibility of interacting and providing paperwork to the Department of Human Services for Medicaid Spenddown covered participants along with review of the participants account. Ensures accurate records are kept for all billing activity to ensure the agency complies with all appropriate regulations as required. Provides various patient management reports as needed. Assists with other billing projects as needed. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, ILHours: 37.5 hours a week.. Monday - Friday (8:00am-4:00pm)FLSA STATUS: HourlySkills and Experience

  • Prepare paperwork and interact with the Department of Human Services.
  • Review patient accounts participating in Medicaid Spenddown program.
  • Re-bill and adjust patient accounts as necessary using the NextGen system.
  • Processes and analyze claim rejection reports from the NextGen, Viatrack or Value Options systems and act upon the findings in a timely manner.
  • Analyze the explanation of benefit advises from the various payers to ensure the accuracy of the data entered into NextGen for Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance and other third party payers.
  • Create patient management reports using the NextGen system.
  • Analyze and resolve accounts receivable aging issues.
  • Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data.Education, Qualifications, and Certification:
    • High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Associates Degree or certification in medical technology or accounting is preferred.
    • Four years experience in a medical billing or accounting office setting is required.
    • Knowledge of the Medicaid Spenddown program.
    • Knowledge of the principles and practices of medical billing.
    • Knowledge of the rules, regulations, and requirements of medical billing to Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance.
    • Knowledge of federal regulations pertaining to billing for medical services provided by a Federal Qualified Health Center.
    • Knowledge of medical CPT codes, HCPC codes and medical technology.
    • Effectively present facts and recommendations in oral and written form.
    • Analyze facts and exercise sound judgement in arriving at conclusions.
    • Use an integrated electronic medical record and billing system.About the Perks:Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit theHealth Departmentpage to get additional information on why you should work for us.If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this shortvideo.Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Job LocationWaukegan, Illinois, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/RegularSalary19.26 - USDApplications will be acceptedPosition is subject to close at any time.

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