Reimbursement Specialist (Medical Billing/Insurance Verification) – Remote 901 job vacancy in Telecare Corporation – Jobs in California
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Company Name : Telecare Corporation
Company Location : Alameda, CA 94501
Job Position : Reimbursement Specialist (Medical Billing/Insurance Verification) – Remote 901
Job Category : Jobs in California
Job Description :
Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illness. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we’re growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.
Full-Time; AM 8:30 am – 5:00 pm; Monday – Friday
POSITION SUMMARY The Reimbursement Specialist is responsible for all billing and collection activities for assigned fee for service/third party facilities, including Medicare and Medi-Cal/Medicaid, counties, commercial insurance and members served. Keeps up to date on all applicable CPT and other coding changes, fee for service and/or contract billing rates and communicates those changes to all affected parties at Telecare. There may be some travel to locations where Telecare does business or plans to do business.
Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders
Assists in developing the overall philosophy and objectives of accounts receivable services in accordance with the corporate mission
Responsible for performing all of the billing and collection activities for assigned programs, ensuring timely and accurate billing, including:
o Confirming census, financial eligibility data, authorizations
o Completing paper and/or electronic billing to multiple payers
o Posting payments, manually and electronically
o Identifying under/overpayments and process refunds
o Responding to claim denials in a timely manner
o Running aging reports for collection call identification, completing collection calls and making follow up note entries
o Identifying bad debt and completing write off requests
o Identifying/completing billing adjustments
o Issuing client statements
o Completing month end reconciliation
Collaborates with other management staff in strategic planning or development activities with the goal of ensuring ongoing effective billing and reimbursement
Serves as active member of the Financial Review Committee, creating the agenda and leading the discussions about the pending receivables
Promotes and maintains harmonious and effective relationships and communications within the department, with other departments, with government representatives and with customers
Consistently updates knowledge of regulations, procedures and standards to assure compliance with contractual obligations and directives from governmental and regulatory agencies, fiscal intermediaries and contracting entities
Manages all third-party denials and appeals, making certain that all appeals are completed on an accurate and timely basis
Provides technical support and oversight of third-party reimbursement functions performed at the program level, especially for new programs
Works with the Billing Manager to implement and maintain written policies and procedures so that the appropriate submission, billing and payment cycle of client accounts are maintained
Actively participates in meeting customer needs and adapting to changing customer needs at all times
Participates as a Revenue Cycle Department member and provides input via reporting observations, concerns and asking appropriate questions
Appropriately applies rules and regulations in preparation of billings
Follows proper internal controls
Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted and/or changed at the discretion of management.
Five (5) years of prior medical billing experience or two (2) years of college and one (1) year of healthcare experience.
Extensive knowledge of Medicare, Medi-Cal/Medicaid and commercial insurances
A high level of PC literacy, especially in Excel and Word
The ability to operate independently, utilizing past extensive reimbursement experience and judgment
This position requires the demonstrated capacity to work with sophisticated automated billing systems
Applicant must be fingerprinted and receive clearance from the Department of Justice and The Office of inspector General
Must be at least 18 years of age
All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. If the position requires driving, valid driver’s license, a motor vehicle clearance and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.
Bachelor’s or AA degree
High level of computer literacy
Exceptional attention to details
Other necessary skills include analytical and problem solving skills, the ability to understand complex reimbursement structures and governmental regulations and the ability to work and communicate effectively with program staff, management staff, government representatives and members served
The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
The employee is constantly required to sit and occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, twist, bend, pull and lift and carry items weighing 10 pounds or less as well as to do simple grasping occasionally. The position requires manual deviation, repetition and dexterity, occasionally drives. Visual requirements include computers and books exposure.
EOE AA M/F/V/Disability
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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