UnityPoint Health Billing Specialist-Occupational Health-Lakeview Occ Med in West Des Moines, Iowa

The occupational medicine billing specialist processes charges, invoices, and receivables for services provided in all UPHDM occupational medicine clinics and for all services provided on-site. Assigns and reviews ICD-10, E&M and CPT codes to ensure appropriate, maximum reimbursement. Provides customer service to all clients via telephone, written correspondence, and in person regarding occupational medicine billing procedures. Obtains complete and accurate billing and insurance information from the guarantor and offers assistance and alternatives to meet the financial needs of patients and companies in such a manner to promote a positive image for occupational medicine.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in using occupational medicine specific billing software.

  • Communicates status of billing responsibilities to department management regularly.

  • Provides support and training to new employees in the functions related to billing (i.e. denials). Assigns ICD-10 code and verifies E&M and CPT coding of work-related injury visits by reviewing medical documentation and provider dictation.

  • Requests medical documentation and dictation corrections and addenda from medical providers as needed to ensure maximum appropriate reimbursement.

  • Monitors daily billing activity/productivity (i.e., timeliness of posting of charges/payments).

  • Reviews self-pay and work comp accounts to determine disposition.

  • Completes month-end billing activities including coordinating/organizing invoices for mailing.

  • Works closely with UnityPoint Health – Des Moines finance department to ensure receipts are recorded accurately and reported regularly.

  • Accurately applies all receivables to appropriate invoices and generates check register.

  • Follows up with insurance companies on delinquent payments by telephone or written correspondence.

  • Coordinates collection activity according to departmental guidelines.

  • Maintains organized file of checks per UnityPoint Health – Des Moines retention policy for quick reference as the need arises.

  • Processes all EOBs, categorizing and imputing explanations into billing software.

  • Maintains file of all EOBs, charge tickets, check registers, cash receipts per UnityPoint Health – Des Moines retention policies for ease in locating information.

  • Researches overpayments and processes required paperwork to submit refund request to finance.

  • Receives and records credit card payments, ascertaining accurate information, for processing via UnityPoint Health – Des Moines credit card software.

High school diploma/equivalent. Two years of registration, billing, financial counselor, or other healthcare related experience required. Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook. Knowledge of medical terminology, anatomy and physiology preferred. Previous experience coding diagnoses and procedures with ICD-10-CM and CPT preferred. Previous experience filing medical insurance claims preferred.

Requisition ID: 2018-44747

Street: 6000 University Ave

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Name: Occupational Health- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: M-F; 8-5

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org