At Stony Brook Medicine, a 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, claims analysis appeals, follow-up, financial assistance and customer service.
Duties of a Revenue Specialist may include the following but are not limited to:
Follow-up on rejected or denied claims, improper payments and coding issues.
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, timesheet, 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.
Investigate and accurately update COB, including refund request letters, reports, mail, etc.
Other duties as assigned
Associate's degree and at least 6 months of health care revenue cycle, medical billing, or follow-up experience or, in lieu of degree, at least 2 years of healthcare revenue cycle, medical billing, or follow-up experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Has in depth knowledge and experience with investigating, reviewing, and following up on rejected/denied insurance claims and/or experience using claims scrubber system
Experience with Inpatient and Outpatient billing requirements (UB-04/837i) and/or CMS Medicare and New York Medicaid reimbursement methodologies
Knowledge of third party payer reimbursement and managed care contracts
Experience investigating, reviewing and following-up on rejected/denied inpatient and outpatient hospital claims
Knowledge of CPT, HCPCs and ICD-10 coding principles
Experience with Cerner Invision and/or Cerner Millennuim Patient Accounting
Experience in Insurance Verification
Experience working in Medicare FSS DDE system
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 .
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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: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Apr 14, 2021
Posting End Date: Jul 14, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: $45,000 - $55,000 based on experience along with applicable location pay
Salary Grade: SL1
Internal Number: 2101142
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