Patient Financial Coordinator/Medical Biller PsychiatrySignet Health, North Richland Hills TX
Signet Health is seeking experienced medical billers to interview for a new Patient Financial Coordinator/Medical Biller, Psychiatry position located in North Richland Hills, TX. This is a full-time, in-office position, five days/wk. Billing is for psychiatry/behavioral health services.
We offer a generous market-competitive compensation package with a starting salary range between $60,000 - $70,000/year.
This position will report to the Director of Patient Financial Services.
Work through book of AR and develop plan for maintaining proper coverage on all accounts.
Working knowledge of UB Billing and CPT, Revenue, and ICD coding.
Review aged accounts, trace, and appeal unpaid and/or erroneously paid or denied accounts.
Work all denials and underpayments received within 24 hours by researching steps previously taken and taking additional action, as needed to resolve the claim.
Work tickler accounts daily to ensure overall health of client accounts receivable.
Review and address correspondence daily, including emails from clients.
Identify trends and inform client lead/manager, as appropriate.
Escalate issues to client lead/manager, as appropriate.
Preparing, data entry, submitting billing data, and medical claims to insurance companies in a timely manner.
Ensuring the patient’s medical information is accurate and up to date.
Preparing bills and invoices, and documenting amounts due for medical procedures and services.
Monitoring and recording late payments.
Following up on missed payments and resolving financial discrepancies.
Examining patient bills for accuracy and requesting any missing information.
Helping patients develop patient payment plans.
Completes timely verification of Medicare and insurance benefits on referrals identified as potential patients
Pre-certifications and insurance verification for all patients.
Responds to calls from patients about their hospital accounts.
Works with CMS/Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) system (DDE) to identify the prompt flow of accounts through editing, suspense and RTP status.
Corrects accounts on-line for faster processing.
Assists with month-end AR analysis.
Coordinates work with Admissions and Registration.
High School graduate or equivalent. Some college or trade school preferred.
Preferred - minimum three years’ experience billing for psychiatric services or similar role.
Solid understanding of billing software and electronic medical records.