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CAH - Billing Clerk

Company: Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center
Location: Carthage
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Internal Posting Dates: May 24, 2021 # May 31, 2021 # Business Office # Billing Clerk # Full Time Monday through Friday Day Shift (Req#4517) Responsible for communicating with insurance companies and billing patients. Hospital billing clerks use computer software and knowledge of insurance as well as resolving discrepancies; adjusting patient bills; preparing reports. This position draws heavily on customer service practices as well as a careful attention to detail. Qualifications: Associates Degree in Communications/Medical Secretarial Science/ Accounting preferred. Previous hospital collecting/Billing experience required. Public Relations experience. # Duties:## Review all past due accounts to determine nature and extent of Delinquency. Receive all incoming phone calls from patients and third party payers and determine the appropriate disposition. Contact 3rd party payers and/or patients as necessary to facilitate the timely payment of past due charges or arrange alternative settlement plans. Review all incoming mail from patients and 3rd party payers and determine appropriate disposition. Document all complaints and settle those that are within limits and contact Supervisor about those that are beyond. Process accounts for collection if unable to reach arrangements according to policy. Review all CR balances. Reviews patient account files received for discharged patients and ensures the accuracy and completeness of all documents. Identifies charges to be billed to 3rd party payer and those to be charged to patients directly.# As required, processes refunds for over paid accounts. Assists in the preparation of billing activity reports. Prepares and maintains billing files and records. Reviews activity statements, ensuring all adjustments were properly computed and processes remaining balances to next payer. Responsible for Electronic/Paper Billing of Outpatient All internal candidates must apply via our website. All Job Award Letters provided to Internal Candidates must be signed and returned to Human Resources within five (5) days of the verbal acceptance.# If you have any questions please reach out to Human Resources

Internal Posting Dates: May 24, 2021 - May 31, 2021

Business Office - Billing Clerk - Full Time Monday through Friday Day Shift (Req#4517)

Responsible for communicating with insurance companies and billing patients. Hospital billing clerks use computer software and knowledge of insurance as well as resolving discrepancies; adjusting patient bills; preparing reports. This position draws heavily on customer service practices as well as a careful attention to detail.

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Communications/Medical Secretarial Science/ Accounting preferred.
  • Previous hospital collecting/Billing experience required.
  • Public Relations experience.

Duties:

  • Review all past due accounts to determine nature and extent of Delinquency.
  • Receive all incoming phone calls from patients and third party payers and determine the appropriate disposition.
  • Contact 3rd party payers and/or patients as necessary to facilitate the timely payment of past due charges or arrange alternative settlement plans.
  • Review all incoming mail from patients and 3rd party payers and determine appropriate disposition.
  • Document all complaints and settle those that are within limits and contact Supervisor about those that are beyond.
  • Process accounts for collection if unable to reach arrangements according to policy.
  • Review all CR balances.
  • Reviews patient account files received for discharged patients and ensures the accuracy and completeness of all documents.
  • Identifies charges to be billed to 3rd party payer and those to be charged to patients directly.
  • As required, processes refunds for over paid accounts.
  • Assists in the preparation of billing activity reports.
  • Prepares and maintains billing files and records.
  • Reviews activity statements, ensuring all adjustments were properly computed and processes remaining balances to next payer.
  • Responsible for Electronic/Paper Billing of Outpatient

All internal candidates must apply via our website. All Job Award Letters provided to Internal Candidates must be signed and returned to Human Resources within five (5) days of the verbal acceptance. If you have any questions please reach out to Human Resources

Keywords: Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center, Syracuse , CAH - Billing Clerk, Other , Carthage, New York

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