Processes and enters charge information into database. Completes billing process and distributes billing information. Verifies insurance benefits and assists with referrals. May prepare checks for deposits. Monitors accounts receivable to maintain appropriate levels and reviews payments to maximize reimbursement. Interacts with patients, insurance carriers, the Billing Department and practice personnel concerning patient accounts. Performs all functions in a courteous and professional manner. Assures all appropriate licensure, certifications and/or accreditations are secured according to policy to include all credentialing issues related to the service.
High school diploma or GED.
Ability to operate 10 key calculator by touch.
Knowledge of medical software systems.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
Three years of accounts receivable experience including two years of experience in a health care organization; one year of experience in a managed care setting preferred.
Working knowledge of ICD9, CPT and HCPCS coding.
Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and Worker's Comp.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.