Northwell Health Biller in Great Neck, New York

Req Number 002BSA

Job Description

Performs billing duties for clients of the Central Laboratory. Assists in the maintenance of client billing records and statistics and in the maintenance of cost per test chargebacks for the Laboratories. Answers questions concerning billing. Keeps up-to-date on coding issues and participates in educational activities concerning coding scheme.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Researches and prepares bills for reimbursement, outpatient, physician offices and RRL chargebacks.

  • Establishes associated accounts, outpatient, physician offices and RRL chargeback.

  • Maintains account records and researches inquiries; resolves all inaccuracies.

  • Follows up on outstanding and open bills.

  • Contacts insurance companies and/or payers periodically for current status of account.

  • Maintains follow up file on outstanding accounts.

  • Maintains dialog with RRLs accounts payable to ensure that laboratory services are reimbursed in a timely fashion.

  • Reports to the Financial Analyst and Assistant Director/Customer Services with information concerning the lack of payments from the RRLs.

  • Responds to questions from patients, insurance companies, payers, etc.

  • Resubmits remaining balances from primary payer to secondary payer.

  • Responds to daily mail regarding patient/insurance information either verbally or in writing.

  • Assists with the preparation of accounts payables for signature and submission and maintains records of all vendors and vendor accounts.

  • Establishes account payables for the Central Laboratory by vendor.

  • Reviews and ensures that payable bills are correct and prepares all check requisitions for accounts payables.

  • Obtains the necessary signatures for all accounts payables from the Laboratory Administrative Director.

  • Maintains records of all services rendered to the Central Laboratory.

  • Follows through with all check requests to ensure their prompt payment.

  • Participates and provides input into the general day-to-day operation of the billing and collection.

  • Updates patient insurance files.

  • Initiates 'write-offs' or action regarding delinquent accounts and submits for approval.

  • Runs status of collections reports on account receivables monthly.

  • Calls critical values or notification values to the necessary parties.

  • Assists in the dispatching of Route Service Representatives, as necessary.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior billing and collection experience, required.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.