At Stony Brook Medicine the Revenue Specialist will provide operational support within the hospital's Patient Accounting Department. The position will support day-to-day business functions including but not limited to: billing, appeals, follow-up, financial assistance and customer service. Candidates must possess prior health care revenue cycle or medical billing and/or follow-up experience for an acute care hospital.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a Revenue Specialist may include the following but are not limited to:
Prepare and submit hospital claims including adjustment, void. Review denials, coding issue, audits.
Follow-up on rejected or denied claim, improper payments and coding issues. Process appeals.
Liaise with third party billing and collection agencies.
Identify issues and patterns with claims/insurance companies and review to increase revenue and prevent unnecessary denials.
Assist the supervisor in scheduling, time sheet, leave requests, performance programs and evaluations.
Assist the supervisor in training and make recommendation to improve policy and procedures for the unit as well as the office.
Complete variance and trend analyses via spreadsheets, databases and dashboards.
Investigate and accurately update COB, including refund request letters, reports, mail, etc.
Associates Degree in Health Information Management, Health Administration, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science or related field and at least 2 years health care revenue cycle or medical billing experience or in lieu of a degree at least 5 years of health care revenue cycle/billing experience.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office product.
Experience in a least one of the following areas:
In depth knowledge and experience with investigating, reviewing and following-up rejected/denied inpatient and outpatient hospital insurance claims.
Knowledge of hospital billing with experience using a claims scrubber system.
B.S. Accounting/Finance, Health Information Management, Health Administration, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science or related field.
Experience with Inpatient and Outpatient billing requirements (UB-04) and CMS Medicare and New York Medicaid reimbursement methodologies.
Knowledge of third party payer reimbursement and managed care contract.
Experience investigating, reviewing and following-up rejected/denied inpatient and outpatient hospital claims.
Knowledge of CPT, HCPCs and ICD-10 coding principles.
Experience with Cerner Invision or Cerner Millennuim Patient Accounting.
Experience in Insurance Verification and updating.
Experience working in Medicare FSS DDE.
Special Notes : Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview : This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Finance
Primary Location: US-NY-East Setauket
Department/Hiring Area: Patient Accounting-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Dec 7, 2020
Posting End Date: Mar 8, 2021, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: $45,000 - $60,000, depending upon the education and experience
Salary Grade: SL1
Internal Number: 2003297
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