Supv Patient Accounting

MedStar Health
Baltimore, MD
Jul 13, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Full Time
Supervisor, Patient Accounting (Medicaid) Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of area of responsibility, in conjunction with Team Leader, to accomplish established monthly and quarterly financial and productivity goals. Establishes priorities, schedules, distributes work, and reassigns tasks as necessary. Provides team members with opportunities for learning, creativity, and personal growth. Works with all team members to resolve multiple primary and secondary billing, collection, and customer service issues with payers and patients. Qualifications EDUCATION: High school graduation or equivalent. Associate's degree in healthcare preferred; courses in Accounting, Finance and Healthcare Administration preferred. EXPERIENCE: 2 years experience in patient accounting or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; 2 years successful leadership experience. Knowledge of medical terminology and payer billing preferred. LICENSE/CERT/REG: CRCS-I (Certified Revenue Cycle Specialist) certification through AAHAM is required or CRCS-I certification within 1 year of hire date in role with an Associate's degree. SKILLS: Detailed working knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in the major (Medicare, Medicaid and Blue Cross) payer's application billing and/or collection process, with particular focus on billing specifications and contractual arrangements and/or multiple payer's insurance verification and pre-certification guidelines. Ability to resolve complex payer issues to completion, training individuals in the billing and collection processes. Excellent leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. Excellent organizational skills to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner. Proficient use of hospital registration and/or billing systems, and Microsoft Word and Excel software applications. 1

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