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Billing Coordinator


Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.



We are proud to Offer:



  • Competitive Salaries

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Mileage Reimbursement

  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career

  • And More!


If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.



The Billing Coordinator (Medicare & Medicaid Billing) is responsible for, but not limited to:



  1. Routinely monitors all high balance accounts to ensure follow up activity.

  2. Ensures all primary and secondary billing is followed up in a timely manner.

  3. Develops monthly action plans to lower receivable and increase cash flow.

  4. Ensures all applicable regulations and laws are met.

  5. Demonstrates confidence and knowledge of Commercial payors and Medicare billing processes and systems.

  6. Works closely with the cash poster and the team to ensure that all payments and allowances are accurate.

  7. Experience using Medicare Direct Data Entry (DDE)

  8. Submits NOE for assigned payors.

  9. Follow up on certification and re-certification pending list..

  10. Informs Manager of any Payor related issues of importance.

  11. Has proficiency in utilizing patient accounting system.

  12. Ensures that appropriate documentation is completed by hospice staff to meet billing requirements. Interact within office staff.

  13. Answers inquiries regarding financial data, accounting and billing.

  14. Maintains and submits monthly records of all Commercial and Managed Care Insurance patients.

  15. Verifies all incoming accounts.

  16. Performs insurance billing and payment audits periodically.


Education:


High School Diploma or Equivalent



Professional Experience:



  • 3+ years of related health care billing experience

  • Must have Hospice billing experience?

  • Knowledge of Home Health billing a plus

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Excel (intermediate to advanced)

  • Knowledge of state and federal billing and audit requirements



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