Medical Biller, Psychiatry

Requisition Number: 2022-4353

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: North Richland Hills, TX

Overview

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.

Primary responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Requirements/Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • 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.
    • Collaborative MD Billing/EHR software familiarity, preferred.
    • Able to manage time effectively.
    • High attention to detail and aptitude for learning.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication / customer service skills.
    • Outstanding problem-solving and organizational abilities.