Job Description

Government Billing Collections Specialist

Category:  Patient Accounting

Management: No

Schedule: Full Time 06:00AM - 02:30PM

Reports To: Patient Accounting Supervisor

Summary: 

The Government Billing Specialist bills Medicare and Managed Care Medi-Cal accounts.  Reviews coding in billing system to insure hospital is in compliance with all regulations and reimbursement is accurate.  Makes recommendations in billing system so claims auto transmit with no errors.  Runs discrepancy reports and communications to Management.  Assists with rebilling projects and encounter billing.

Knowledge:

A minimum of two years of recent applicable experience in acute hospital setting preferred. Hight School Graduate or equivalent preferred.  Thorough knowledge of all phases of admitting, insurance verification, discharging, insurance billing, and collection. Must type 25-45 wpm, must operate a 10 key calculator and have basic PC knowledge.