Billing Manager/Patient Account Manager
Supervises the day to day operations within the patient accounting function including supervising staff; ensures accurate billing, follow up and collection of bills and refunds of revenue; and, ensures that the unit meets laws, regulations and guidelines governing billing and collections in a health care facility.
Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in finance, accounting, or a closely related field; and three (3) years (within the last 5 years) of experience in patient accounts in a healthcare environment.
None required. Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements
- Previous experience in managing Hospital billing
- Previous experience in managing Physician billing
- Previous experience in managing Government payer follow up /collections
- Knowledge and understanding of provider based billing regulations
- Knowledge and understanding of Government billing regulations
- Epic experience preferred
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Supervisory theories and principles; Hospital and departmental policies and principles; laws, rules, regulations and standards governing finances and financial reporting in health care facilities; generally accepted accounting principles (G.A.A.P.); billing and collection theories and principles; department and hospital safety practices and principles; patient rights; infection control policies and practices; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures.
Reviewing and analyzing billing and claims reports; implementing and enforcing contracts of care providers; implementing employee audit plans; resolving complex billing and collection problems; writing financial and technical reports; developing interpersonal relations with a variety of people; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety of people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, stamina to remain seated for extended periods of time, vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen, and hearing and speech to communicate effectively in person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a eligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.