Heathcare / Hospice Billing Clerk

Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas Overland Park, KS
Position Summary

Successfully promote and support the mission of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas as guided by the Catholic Social Teachings. The billing/collections clerk is responsible for the accurate and timely completion and submission of Medicare, Medicaid, private payer and patient billing, as well as accounts receivable tracking and follow-up of claims. EEO

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

* Accurately processes and bills Medicare, Medicaid, private payer and patient claims in accordance with payer requirements and organization policy.

* Responsible for filing Notice of Election (NOE) data into MCR DDE system within the filing guidelines.

* Responsible for filing the Notice of Election into the KMAP system for Kansas Medicaid recipients.

* Responsible for obtaining authorization for Kansas Medicaid Room & Board recipients based on the MCO's guidelines.

* Assists in the preparation of monthly billing and accounts receivable reports.

* Maintains accurate Medicare and Medicaid billing analysis reports.

* Maintains complete and accurate billing and accounts receivable records.

* Prepares Medicare, Medicaid, private payer and patient remittances for data entry.

* Alerts appropriate management team members regarding late or missing documents required for billing.

* Assists with the collection of receivables by monitoring accounts receivables, resubmitting bills to overdue accounts, and alerting the billing manager of seriously overdue accounts.

* Responsible for billing In Home Support Johnson County and Private Pay Claims.

* Responsible for posting cash for In Home Support.

* Responsible to communicate with the Business Office Manager and Director of In Home Support any outstanding claim issues.

* Assist in answering phone calls.

* Assist in Intake process as needed.

* Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with patients, payers, and other customers.

* Maintains the confidentiality of patient and organization information at all times.

* Performs other specific projects relating to billing, data entry, and computer operations as required.

Position Qualifications

* Must be willing to live by the agency's Values, where we are called to show Love, Patience, Kindness, Faithfulness, Self- Control and Joy

* At least two (2) years of previous health care related billing experience required, preferably in hospice care billing.

* Experience with KS Medicaid program required.

* Able to use IBM-compatible systems and equipment.

* Is a high school graduate or equivalent required, two (2) years college preferred.

Skills Required

* Organization

* Attention to detail

The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.