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BILLING SPECIALIST
ASHLAND KY 41101
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-89715667

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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BILLING SPECIALIST
**Req #** 117075BR


**Position Title** BILLING SPECIALIST


**Market** Bon Secours Kentucky


**Posting Facility** OUR LADY BELLEFONTE HOSPITAL


**Department** HH CBO


**City** ASHLAND


**State** KY


**Job Specs**

**POSITION SUMMARY**


The Home Care Billing Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Home Care Office Manager, the Director of Home Care and the Director of Patient Financial Services of OLBH. The position is accountable to the management team, staff, the patients and patient families.


The Billing Specialist is responsible for competency, professionalism, teamwork, and customer service. This individual must be self-motivated and self-directed in all related areas and promote a working environment that is positive and encourages high morale.


**JOB REQUIREMENTS**


1. Follows and represents values of the organization to all staff members, public, and patients.


2. Acts as patient advocate to resolve questions and complaints regarding patient accounts.


3. Becomes and remains knowledgeable of third party payer requirements.


4. Maintains knowledge of ConnectCare and Horizon billing software to support/resolve billing issues with staff, patients,third party payers, and other appropriate parties.


5. Responds knowledgeably and professionally to inquiries from administration, patients, and employees of third party payers.


6. Analyzes and proposes patient and third party refunds to Office Manager for approval.


7. Reviews, corrects if necessary, and submits claims as directed by the Office Manager.

Follow-up is continued until the claim is paid or determined to be non-payable and adjusted off the Accounts Receivable. Electronic Medical Records are pulled from ConnectCare to send at payors' request.


8. Contributes to the successful financial operation of the department and hospital through prudent use of resources.


9. Coordinates cash posting duties in Horizon and ConnectCare ensuring that all cash is posted in a timely manner.


10. Performs additional duties as assigned.


11. Contributes to and enhances the team approach to quality patient accounting.


**Status** FT


**Shift (check all that apply)** Day


**Schedule** 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


**Weekends?** No Weekends
At Bon Secours, we believe in Right Relationships and as an organization we are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Bon Secours also provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.

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