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Ascension Health Billing Representative - FMA East in Evansville, Indiana

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Billing Representative - Primary Care & Weight Management

This position will assist with billing procedures for Weight Management and FMA East, as well as assist with appointments, referrals, and other front desk duties.

Full-Time, Days, Monday-Friday

St. Vincent FMA East

Evansville, IN

Why Join Ascension?

The Ascension St. Vincent mission is to improve the health status of the individuals and communities we serve, with special concern for the sick and poor.

As a Billing Representative, you will be a vital part of the healthcare team by working with the providers and assisting patients with their insurance and financial needs for weight loss surgery and other services.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Billing Representative with St. Vincent, you will have the opportunity to determine and verify insurance coverage and coordination of benefits from all sources for assigned area. Ensure proper adequate and timely billing to ensure prompt payment.

Responsibilities:

  • Confirm insurance coverage. Determine necessity for pre-authorization and obtains authorization for bariatric procedures.

  • Determine financial responsibility for services to be provided. Notify patients and/or practitioners of any services requested and/or referred that are not authorized by insurance.

  • Communicate with patients and practitioners regarding financial responsibility and insurance coverage issues.

  • Maintain detailed documentation in the patient account record of all billing activities. Maintain documentation of claims processed as part of the daily claims reconciliation process.

  • Prepare and complete claims for commercial insurance companies, third party organizations and/or government or self payers.

  • Research, analyze and reconcile Medicare/Medicaid billing and reimbursement practices.

  • Maintain detailed documentation in the patient account record of all billing activities. Maintain documentation of claims processed as part of the daily claims reconciliation process.

  • Consult with appropriate parties to resolve unbilled claims. Review recent accounts for proper billing practices and reimbursement

  • Address opportunities for improvement to prevent future denials.

  • This position would also include covering Office Assistants, as needed, with check in, check out, appointments, phones, etc.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Work Experience:

  • Strong billing knowledge preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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