Medical Administrative Specialist II-Internal Med & OB/GYN Center (Knoxville)

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Market Range: 04

Hiring Range: $17.48/Per Hour


JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, this position provides administrative support to the UT Internal Medicine & OB/GYN (Knoxville) by handling accounts receivable matters such as coding, billing, financial counseling, charges and payments, follow up on claim denials, care reporting, proper code selection, etc.



    Inputs entries of related charges for Internal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN).Ensures information is in accordance with billing methods as set forth by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and College of Medicine (COM).Enters payments and conducts electronic posting of payments through Centricity Practice Solution: Practice Management (CPS PM) Billing module.Evaluates International Classification of Disease (ICD 10) and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) coding prior to billing and receives clarity from physicians, when necessary.Supports Internal Medicine Clinic with attaining prior authorizations for outpatient testing.Completes outstanding accounts receivables by inquiring on claims denials and insurance matters.Ensures the accuracy of weekly deposits.Assesses Episodes of Care for errors and omissions.Researches corrections and communicate them to TennCare Managed Care Organization (MCO).Performs other related duties as assigned.



EXPERIENCE: Three (3) years of billing experience; OR Associate’s Degree and one (1) year of experience. Knowledge of Episodes of Care and MIPS required. (Certified coding experience preferred). 




    Knowledge of medical terminology.Ability to learn Centricity Electronic Medical Records / Practice Management (EMR/PM).Ability to prioritize and work with minimal supervision.Ability to maintain keen attention to detail, proficiency with word processing programs, calculator, hospital based EMR.Proficient skills in ICD10 and CPT coding.Basic skills in computer data entry.Excellent telephone skills.

Job: Other Admin Asst/Secr/Clerical
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Knox Obstetrics & Gynecology
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 9, 2022, 1:48:11 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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