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Accounting - Billing Specialist

Company: Omega Senior Living
Location: Wichita
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Administration - Billing SpecialistResponsible for collecting, posting and managing account payments. Responsible for submitting claims and following up with insurance companies.ESSENTIAL DUTIESAdheres to the policies, operating procedures, the Mission and Core Values of Weigand OmegaPrepares and submits clean claims to various insurance companies either electronically or by paper.Answers questions from patients, clerical staff and insurance companies.Identifies and resolves patient billing complaints.Prepares, reviews and sends patient statements.Evaluates patient's financial status and establishes budget payment plans. Follows and reports status of delinquent accounts.Reviews accounts for possible assignment and makes recommendations to the Billing Supervisor. Prepares information for the collection agency.Performs various collection actions including contacting patients by phone, correcting and resubmitting claims to third party payers.Processes payments from insurance companies and prepares a daily deposit.Conducts self in accordance with employee manual.Maintains strictest confidentiality, adheres to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations.Will keep certification current and participate in continuing education to include staff meetings, in-services and web based trainings.This is an overview of the Job Description and not a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate shall perform all duties as assigned.EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or GED required.EXPERIENCEKnowledge of medical billing/collection practices, computer programs, business office procedures, basic medical coding and third-party operating procedures and practices. Ability to operate a computer, basic office equipment and multi-line telephone system.SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTSMust be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.Requires attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions.Must be able to maintain a professional appearance during their shift.Resident care philosophy with a focus on providing the highest level of quality service and professional interaction.Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action and to remain calm during emergency situations.Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, and the general public.Must be knowledgeable of administrative practices, procedures, and guidelines.Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing practices.Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.Must have a working knowledge of computers, input/output/retrieval data, etc.Omega Senior Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws .

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