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Hanco EMS - Billing Specialist - Temporary On Call, Variable Shifts 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description

PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

HANCO EMS is the primary 911 Provider for the local community and also provides a wide spectrum of medical transport services.

The purpose of the HANCO EMS Billing Specialist is to perform administrative duties of the front office as well as all accounts receivable responsibilities. This position reports to the Director of Hanco/EMS Chief.

Responds to telephone traffic with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel in a courteous and timely manner. Records accurate information for patient records.  Greets all visitors in the front office including patients, sales reps, etc. Orders office supplies

Sorts and distributes all incoming mail to the appropriate addressed recipient. High priority items are immediately addressed.

Reviews all the patients billing information entered into Rescue Net by Dispatch and verifies that all ICD-9 codes and HCPCS codes are correct. Any incorrect information is corrected at this time. Once all information is accurate and thorough, the run is verified in the system and is printed.

Performs as the Administrator of Rescue Net and handles all software updates, issues and changes made to the system.  Enters and updates associate information into the system. Provides billing reports, payer and collection trends, run volumes and other various statistical information as requested.

Submits and receives Medicare and Medicaid claims electronically on a daily basis.  Insurance claims, facility invoices, self pay invoices and past dues will need to be printed once a week, reviewed (past dues accounts may require telephone contact to establish possible resolutions), printed, folded, placed in envelopes, stamped and placed on the counter for the mailman to retrieve.

Utilizes appropriate workflows to follow up on the following weekly tasks.  Check Medicaid Eligibility, Medicare, Anthem, Self Pay/Insurance Payment to Patient, Self Pay, Bad Debt Review, 30 Day Time Pay, Phone Call to Insurance, Deceased, Automatic Crossovers, Credit Balances, Trips Pending Verification, Returned Mail and Open Facility Invoices

Reviews Detailed Aging Reports to be certain all accounts have been followed up upon during the course of the month

Bad Debt Transfers: Once all efforts to collect an overdue account have been exhausted, the Billing Specialist accurately transfers the account to an outside collection agency.

Processes and responds to Denials and Information Requests appropriately and in a timely manner.

Utilizes down time to research and educates themselves on healthcare topics and industry updates. Places a strong emphasis on being educated on document compliance and strives to pass along pertinent information to management and staff.  Researches competitor rates, reimbursement rates and industry standards.

Responsible for the safe record keeping of patient care reports.  Organizes and files patient run reports, accounts receivable reports and other miscellaneous documentation upstairs in a locked area

Completes month end reporting in an accurate and timely manner.

 
Position Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have current Certified Ambulance Coder certification
  • Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area’s policies and procedures.
  • This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc).

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment. Manual dexterity needed for using a calculator and computer keyboard. This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, skills and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time On-Call  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Department HANCO EMS 

Hours per Week

BVHS Shift Variable 

Location Hanco EMS  
About the Organization With more than 100 years of service behind us, BVHS is prepared to meet the challenges of the 21st century. We've grown from a single hospital to a comprehensive health system offering the Northwest Ohio region a full continuum of care.

Blanchard Valley Health System is a non-profit, integrated regional health system based in Findlay, a unique micropolitan community in Northwest Ohio. Governed by a community board of trustees representing large and small business, education, law, medicine and finance, BVHS oversees all operations.

BVHS has a long history of service to Findlay and the surrounding area. Blanchard Valley Hospital, the anchor subsidiary of BVHS, was founded in 1891 as the Findlay Home for Friendless Women and Children. As the community of Findlay has experienced growth and prosperity, so has the Health System, with major expansions occurring in 1958, 1967, 1977, throughout the 1980's and 1990's, 2007, and 2009.

BVHS is one of the largest employers in the area with more than 2,000 associates and serves an eight-county area that includes Hancock, Allen, Putnam, Henry, Wood, Seneca, Wyandot, and Hardin Counties.

In addition, a dedicated group of more than 600 volunteers support BVHS through their contributions of both time and money. As part of the BVHS family, the Auxiliary is a major contributor to our standards of excellence.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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