Akron Childrens Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best childrens hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
To treat every child as we would our own
To treat others as they would like to be treated
To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
40 hours/week, Monday-Friday, Day Shift
'The Billing Collection Representative performs billing and charge entry functions in the hospital system.
Performs billing and charge entry functions in the hospital system in accordance with Hospital Policy.
Is responsible for components of revenue cycle of Community Mental Health billing including charge entry in stand-alone Community Medicaid billing software, follow-up and collection of accounts.
Works independently and in conjunction with the Summit County ADM Board, Patient Accounting Department and HBS.
Maintains accurate insurance information in Community Medicaid billing software.
Writes report specifications to create reports, prepares and processes reports needed by office.
Runs aging reports to determine if accounts were billed and paid correctly.
Applies adjustments to individual accounts. Follow-up includes making telephone inquiries, resubmitting rejected or denied claims, resolving credit balance accounts and verifying correct payments/adjustments.
Works denials through MITS across cost centers.
Performs charge entry functions, accounts receivable tasks, follow-up and reconciliation for charges posted in hospital billing system.
Charge Reconciliation for Community Medicaid charges
External/internal written and verbal communication
Other duties as required.
Experience in hospital or physician billing, follow-up, customer service or credit/collection is required.
Experience with UB-92/HCFA 1500 billing and knowledgeable of governmental, managed care and commercial payor regulations is required.
Type 35 WPM is required.
Experience with CPT and ICD-9 codes is preferred.
Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
Experience in healthcare is preferred.
Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required.
Education and Experience
Education: High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Certification: Must be certified or become certified within six months of hire date in Non-violence Crisis Intervention by the Crisis Training Institute or an equivalent program is required
Years of relevant experience: 3 to 5 years is preferred.
Years of experience supervising: None.
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