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Beacon Hospital Management, Inc.: Director Of Billing And Collections

Beacon Hospital Management, Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Baton Rouge, LA posted November 23, 2021.

Job Description Summary: Oversee all activities and staff in the revenue cycle function.

Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure timely accurate billing to insurance providers and manage the collection process from insurance providers and patients.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study and or combination of experience and higher education preferable in healthcare or similar operation.

Minimum of 5 years’ experience working directly in billing or accounts receivable functions.

Experience in a supervisory role overseeing the activities of other staff members.

Knowledge of billing terminology and coding standards.

Experience with Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial Insurance, on-line systems and Explanations of Benefits.

Experience with Microsoft Office and other billing or medical records systems.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties: Supervise all activities and staff in the billing function by providing direction, monitoring work product, coaching and performance management.

Oversee and ensure accuracy and timeliness of bad debt write offs and review Medicare bad debt report monthly.

Oversee and implement billing software and clearinghouse changes as well as maintain accurate and up to date information in software and clearinghouse.

Oversee and maintain clearinghouse, DDE and insurance portal access for all IP/OP facility and billing staff.

Generate, review and submit electronic patient statement files monthly and as needed.

Ensure medical record billing requests are filled.

Oversee and maintain coding and review related invoicing.

Manage and oversee the development and implementation of policies and procedures that ensure timely and accurate billing to insurance providers and patients.

Ensure current billing practices comply with governmental rules and regulations.

Manage the investigation and resolution of billing discrepancies and errors.

Oversee the activities of Billing Specialist regarding billing and collections.

Assist with collection efforts as needed.

Review and correct all accounts with Medicare online (RTP’s and ADR’s) daily.

Reconcile remittance advices and post payments, credits, denials and other activities to the appropriate billing ledgers.

Maintain accurate monthly bad debt spreadsheets.

Set billing goals and DSO targets for staff and monitor progression.

Prepare billing and financial reports for month end as required.

Track accounts receivable to ensure that all payments are received.

Prepare, generate and submit electronic billing to the appropriate fiscal intermediary.

Process routine lists and reports related to entering, editing and processing accounts receivable.

Maintains accurate billing analysis reports on quarterly basis, calculates and submits Credit Balance Reports to Medicare.

Maintains complete and accurate patient/client accounts including archiving and purging information, labeling and send to storage.

Works with IP and IOP locations to ensure proper billing, providing guidance and training when needed.

Correct filed mistakes to ensure that billing is accurate, and any corrections received from data entry to medical records