Palmetto Infusion
  • 31-Jan-2020 (EST)
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Full Time

POSITION PURPOSE

  • Under the direction of the Reimbursement Supervisor or the Chief Reimbursement Officer, the Reimbursement Specialist is responsible for the billing and/or collections of assigned accounts.

 

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED EDUCATION/TRAINING

  • Education
    • High school graduate (or equivalent).
    • Comparable work experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years' experience in a medical billing office.
  • Billing experience with home infusion/DME, preferred. 

Other Qualifications:    

  • Demonstrated proficiency in medical coding (i.e.: HCPCS and ICD-9 coding).
  • Well organized and completes assignments timely.
  • Excellent telephone etiquette and communication skills.
  • A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers.
  • Must be able to assume a flexible work schedule.

 

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills in handling interactions with Palmetto Infusion staff, other agencies, groups, patients and families.

Technology Skills:

  • Competent in use of company email as means of communication, accessing the company website to view company policies and electronic medical records.
  • Competent in the use of company self-service payroll software (time and attendance, benefits, pay statements).
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office products and the ability to navigate Internet Explorer. 
  • Proficient in typing, word processing (Microsoft Outlook/Express, Word, Excel), and familiar with office equipment.  

Language Skills:

  • This position requires a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, cultural and language differences.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Must have the ability to perform basic mathematical computations. 
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

  • There are a number of deadlines associated with this position.
  • The employee must also multi-task and interact with a wider variety of people on various and, at times, complicated issues.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the primary functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to frequently stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, talk and hear.
  • There may be prolonged periods of sitting, keyboarding, reading, as well as driving or riding in transport vehicles.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include reading, distance, computer, and color vision.
  • Talking and hearing are essential to communicate with patients, vendors and staff.

Other Skills:

  • Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with all members of the Palmetto Infusion team.  

Essential Duties, Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Timely billing of claims for services, primary and/or secondary.
  • Collections/follow-up of aging accounts.
  • Maintain compliance with billing/collection procedures.
  • Participate, when required, in end of-month closing process.
  • Communicate with supervisor with suggestions for improvement of processes.
  • Other requests as requested by management.
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Palmetto Infusion is an equal opportunity employer. 

We consider all applicants for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran/national guard status of any similarly protected status.

It is also the policy of the company to have the option of conducting pre-employment screening before a job offer is made.

If a job offer is made, employment may be contingent upon the successful completion of a medical examination, which may include providing body substance samples.

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