Medical Biller

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-01-10
Req: R100029127
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.  Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

The Central Business Office is seeking a Medical Biller.  This position is responsible for coordinating the functions of the billing, posting, refunding or adjustments on the individual patient account. May have specific area of responsibility in area of Governmental Programs, Managed Care or Commercial accounts, etc. and in that responsibility insures patient demographic information is accurate and funding source is billed appropriately, accurately and timely.  Responsible for maintenance and control of unbilled insurance file for a given section of patient accounts.  Reviews files daily and spot checks final bills for accuracy and readiness for billing.  Prepares and submits claims via (E-Premis) electronic billing system to carriers and intermediaries within 24 hours after all information is available for Billing.  Follows up on any pending claims that require billing interaction. Responsible for accurate accounting of all claims.  Maintains accurate Patient Financial Folders on Patient Accounts. Complies will all rules and guidelines that govern collection activities. Performs other duties as assigned by Billing Supervisor or Director.  This position will report to the Billing Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications (Essential Requirements):

High school diploma. Minimum one year of medical billing and/or collection experience required; May require specific computer skills. Should possess knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, Managed Care. Must have knowledge of UB92 billing form, and able to work in Team environment. Knowledge of CPT4 codes, ICD9 codes; technical job knowledge. Knowledge of third party payor requirements and reimbursement rules. Knowledge of contracts that are in force for the hospital and PIP physicians.

IBM PC Windows-based software as needed per job. Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when communicating with staff, patients and all outside contacts.  Must maintain confidentiality with regards to patient information. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.  

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Posted: 2/26/2019
Application Due: 4/27/2019
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