Basic responsibility is to accurately translate patient information and into alpha-numeric medical codes for compliance and timely reimbursement. The billing and pre-certification coordinator works with the front office staff and is one of the first point of contact between Radiation Oncology department and its patients. Duties assigned to this individual is the handling correspondence; scanning records into the EMR; submission of compliant global/technical charges on a daily basis; pre-certification needs required by insurance carriers; creates journal entries in EMR regarding billing/insurance findings and alerting manager regarding billing/pre-certification issues. The coordinator also serves as a back up to the staff assistants for lunch, vacations and/or peak patient needs.
Shift: Full Time (no weekends)
Required: High school diploma or equivalency degree.
Preferred: Associates degree (2 year program) or Bachelors degree (4 year program)
Certification or License:
Required: Heartsaver CPR within 90 days of hire.
Required:Medical Billing certification (i.e., RHIT, AHIMA, AABM, AGPAM or AAPC)
Required: At least one year in hospital and/or physician office in insurance verification and/or charge capture/billing. Data entry skills and experience. Experience with ICD10 and CPT4.
Relevant education may substitute experience requirement.
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.
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