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Hospital Biller II, Lead

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Hospital Biller II, Lead

US-OR-PortlandJob ID: 21-18546Type: Regular Full-TimeNE Davis BuildingOverview ***Hire On Bonus provided for this position*** Every member of the Legacy community fulfills a role in our mission of making life better for others. This position helps lead our commercial billing and follow up pillar as a lead in our Hospital Billing department. You'll bring enthusiasm and expertise to your work, providing information with accuracy and professionalism. You'll build relationships with colleagues and other leaders internally and externally and grow in expertise, supported by our caring community. This is a remote position - incumbents , who reside in Oregon or Washington only, may work at home, on the road or in a satellite location for all or part of their workweek . There may be occasional situations that require work to be performed on-site at an assigned Legacy Health location. All new hires are required to come to a designated Legacy Health office location in Portland, Oregon prior to their start date for a new hire health assessment and to complete new hire paperwork. Note that our employee health plan coverage is for providers based in the Legacy Health geographic region. To find providers in our network click here . Urgent and emergent coverage is available outside Legacy Health's geographic region and telehealth is available within Oregon and Washington . This position may require initial training and orientation to be site-based, before transitioning to the remote schedule Responsibilities Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the Billing staff at a designated site and/or department while also performing the duties of a Biller 2. Additional duties include coordinating workflow, problem solving and creating staff schedules. Performs medical billing functions for complex (specialty) accounts requiring advanced knowledge of multi-payor system and all specialty billing procedures and contracts. Reviews itemized bills to verify accuracy and completeness of charges. Researches denied or incomplete bills. Codes and/or verifies ICD-9 coding. May specialize in a general payor type or bill type such as Capitation, Commercial, Government, or Specialty. Qualifications Education: High school graduate or equivalent. Experience: One year of directly applicable healthcare business office experience (billing/credit/collections). Skills : Demonstrated familiarity with specialty billing procedures and contracts. Demonstrated flair for detail. Demonstrated knowledge of multi-payor systems. Demonstrated knowledge of billing/collection rules and regulations. Knowledge of online systems for eligibility and status review of claims preferred. Net Typing of 40 wpm and PC based computer skills. Familiarity with 10 key. Knowledge of medical terminology. Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision, exercising independent judgment within stated guidelines. Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills which promote cooperation and teamwork. Ability to withstand varying job pressures and organize/prioritize related job tasks. Excellent public relations skills and demonstrated ability to communicate in calm, businesslike manner. Ability to adapt to change. LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION: Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action. Equal Employment Opportunity/Vets/Disabled


Keywords: Legacy Health, Portland , Hospital Biller II, Lead, Healthcare , Portland, Oregon

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