Northwell Health Medical Biller- Recent Billing Experience Required in Great Neck, New York

Req Number 000UDC

Job Category Billing Clerical

Job Description

Our Billers play a key role in the financial growth and stability of the health system. In this role, you will perform billing duties for clients of the Central Laboratory. You will assist in the maintenance of client billing records and statistics and in the maintenance of cost-per-test charge backs for the Laboratories. You will also answer questions concerning billing, keep up-to-date on coding issues, and participate in educational activities concerning coding scheme.

Responsibilities include :

  1. Researches and prepares bills for reimbursement, outpatient, physician offices and Rapid Response Lab (RRL) charge backs.
  • Establishes associated accounts, outpatient, physician offices and RRL chargeback.

  • Maintains account records and researches inquiries; resolves all inaccuracies.

  1. Follows up on outstanding and open bills.
  • Contacts insurance companies and/or payers periodically for current status of account.

  • Maintains follow up file on outstanding accounts.

  • Maintains dialog with RRLs accounts payable to ensure that laboratory services are reimbursed in a timely fashion.

  • Reports to the Financial Analyst and Assistant Director/Customer Services with information concerning the lack of payments from the RRLs.

  • Responds to questions from patients, insurance companies, payers, etc.

  • Resubmits remaining balances from primary payer to secondary payer.

  • Responds to daily mail regarding patient/insurance information either verbally or in writing.

  1. Assists with the preparation of accounts payables for signature and submission and maintains records of all vendors and vendor accounts.
  • Establishes account payables for the Central Laboratory by vendor.

  • Reviews and ensures that payable bills are correct and prepares all check requisitions for accounts payables.

  • Obtains the necessary signatures for all accounts payables from the Laboratory Administrative Director.

  • Maintains records of all services rendered to the Central Laboratory.

  • Follows through with all check requests to ensure their prompt payment.

  1. Participates and provides input into the general day-to-day operation of the billing and collection.
  • Updates patient insurance files.

  • Initiates "write-offs" or action regarding delinquent accounts and submits for approval.

  • Runs status of collections reports on account receivables monthly.

  • Calls critical values or notification values to the necessary parties.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.

  • Minimum of two (2) years billing and collection experience. required.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.