Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties: Under general supervision and following established practices, policies, and guidelines, provides billing support to Patient Financial Services, performing duties which include reviewing and submitting claims in third party payers, performing account follow-up activities, updating information on account. etc,. Positions at this level require a basic knowledge of assigned area, and general understanding of department functions and the revenue cycle. Incumbents are expected to organize, prioritize and perform work in a timely manner within established guidelines, practices and procedures. This position may be cross-trained in other office functions and provide back-up coverage Educational Requirements:
High school graduate. English speech, spelling, grammar and simple math skills equivalent to high school level required.
College level courses in finance, business or health insurance. Experience:
A minimum of two (2) years billing experience. Basic knowledge of UB04 required. Ability to understand different bill types and their purpose and/or billing process.
Ability Its successfully complete PRMPT I within 6 months of hire date.
Ability to perform relevant mathematical calculations. Ability to understand payer contracts.
Must be able to operate a computer and demonstrate Windows navigation skills. Experience with MS office, Web/Vs, Emdeon and CS-Link preferred.
Ability to interact with, understand and update applications used to manage patient accounts and to access alternative information sources when necessary.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Detail and problem-solving aptitude. Typing 40 to 45 wpm (45 to 50 wpm preferred).
Experience demonstrating the ability to handle multiple tasks frequently and with short timelines, to prioritize and organize work, and to complete assignments in a timely, accurate manner.
Professional and courteous demeanor. Ability to work and communicate well with others. Demonstrates customer service skills. Physical Demands: physical abilities essential to perform the job EEO / AA / F / M / Veteran / Disabled Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
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