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Behavioral Health Billing Specialist

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Gering, NE
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Behavioral Health Billing Specialist

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska

1 Full-time position available in Gering, Nebraska

$12.42-14.52 hour

Position open until filled

Notice:  A complete job application is required for all applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

                                       Contact:    Human Resource Department

                                                         3350 10th Street

                                                         Gering, NE  69341

                                                         Phone:  308-635-3089

                                                         Fax:  308-635-0264

                                                         Email:  hr@capwn.org

 

 

Position Description

Job Title:      Behavioral Health Billing Specialist

Reports To Billing Manager

 

Areas of ResponsibilityResponsible for assisting the Billing Manager in all aspects involving billing for behavioral health encounters.

 

Major Duties

  1. Complete processing and transmission of encounter claims (electronic and or mail) daily. Proof claims for correct amounts and completeness prior to submission.
  2. Work with billing manager and or billing company to follow up on rejected claims making corrections and resubmit claims.
  3. Work with billing manager and or billing company to post personal and insurance payments into the electronic medical record. 
  4. Respond to patient inquiry calls.
  5. Coordinate with Billing Manager to complete ongoing audit tracking of accounts receivable.
  6. Coordinate with Billing Manager to initiate collection procedures for past due accounts.
  7. Maintain confidentiality of all records/ communications.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Clinic environment 90%, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction.
  • Must be flexible to work irregular hours as needed
  • The noise level in the work environment is above average.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, push and pull file drawers.
  • Fine manipulation of hands for repetitive action.
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability.
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Physically and emotionally able to work with other staff and families.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

Grade: 9      

  1. High School diploma or GED required.
  2. Prefer one year experience in a health care and or behavioral health setting.
  3. Experience in initiating and processing calls with insurance companies and or patients.
  4. Ability to develop and utilize an understanding and comprehension of medical and dental terminology.
  5. Have computer skills to navigate and input data into established medical software.   Must be able to type 30 wpm/9,000 keystrokes per hour.
  6. Have general knowledge and understanding of data collection and invoice activities for first and third party claims and management of accounts receivable and reporting criteria.
  7. Ability to work independently. 
  8. Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people
  9. Bilingual Spanish is preferred.

 

Grade: 10

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Two year experience in a health care related billing and invoice setting.
  3. Skill in using medical and dental terminology appropriately and correctly to the extent required by the position.
  4. Documented training and experience in appropriate coding methodology.

 

Grade: 11

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Four years successful experience in a health care related billing and invoice setting.

 

 

Benefits:  Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

 

Job Details

Date Posted July 2, 2018
Date Closes August 1, 2018
Address 3350 10th St.
Located In Gering, NE
Function Coordinate workflow, work tasks and activities of staff that create and capture medical and dental financial information from transactions arising within the Community Health Center and affiliated health facilities.
Job Type Full-time Employee
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 43-1011.00 First-Line Supervisors / Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers
Zipcode 69341
Name Human Resource Department
Address 3350 10th Street
City, State and Zip Gering, NE 69341
Phone 308-635-3089

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations

This job requires the following skills

  • Healthcare Administration
  • Medical Office Manager
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
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