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Patient Financial Specialist - Home Health Services - Per Diem

Company: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Location: Ellensburg
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Company DescriptionKVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women's health, and urgent care.Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at http://www.kvhealthcare.org/mission-and-vision.Job DescriptionResponsible for analyzing homecare medical records to ensure supporting billing documentation is in place, certification periods are met and clinical documentation within industry guidelines and Medicare requirements; reviews documentation and applies appropriate code for billing; obtains insurance verification and prior authorizations; monitors and works daily billing errors and A/R; participates in the creation and implementation of standard work for daily, weekly and monthly document verification and chart audits. Also functions as a backup for front office team, assisting with nurse scheduling, answering phones, referral intake and other duties as assigned.QualificationsWhat is required...Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and OutlookHigh school diploma or GEDOne year of patient account billingDemonstrated knowledge of Medical TerminologyKnowledge of insurance verification and authorization fundamentalsWhat is preferred...AA or Bachelor's DegreePrevious medical billing experience with commercial insurance and Medicare/MedicaidPrevious experience in a medical records environmentPrevious experience in home health and hospice coding and billingCertified CoderBilingualPrevious medical office experience with exposure to medical records, scheduling, high volume phone systems and medical transcriptionAdditional InformationWage: Wage range starts at $18.48/hour Actual starting wage will be dependent on years of applicable experience. This position may also be eligible to receive an additional 15% premium, in lieu of benefits.FTE: Per DiemSchedule: Primarily Monday - FridayBenefits: This position is not benefits eligibleKVH is following Governor Inslee's orders in the amended proclamation 21-14 where all Health Care Providers and Workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before October 18th, 2021.by Jobble

Keywords: Kittitas Valley Healthcare, Yakima , Patient Financial Specialist - Home Health Services - Per Diem, Healthcare , Ellensburg, Washington

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