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Biller/collector

Company: Berkshire Health Systems Inc.
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION The Biller/Collector performs diversified billing duties requiring knowledge of the intake and billing procedures of the department. Ensures that relevant billing functions are completed within designated timelines. The Biller/Collector will act as a patient advocate for patients with self-pay liabilities by informing them of collection policy and/or free care requirements through Berkshire Medical Center (BMC). Assists patient in setting up payment plans to assure full collection of accounts. Updates and verifies insurance information as needed; and verifies all necessary physician orders have been processed and are in the patient#s chart before billing. Complete data entry of remittances and completes follow-up on accounts in a timely manner. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.) Experience: Two years in business office environment. Minimum of one year billing experience within a healthcare-related organization. Knowledge of third party billing and personal computer (Windows environment) preferred. Education and Training: One to two years of college or two years comparable work in business office. Basic understanding of relevant federal, state, payor regulations and policies as related to billing for home care and hospice services. License, Certification # Registration: N/A Other Requirements: Demonstrates exceptional communication skills, both via telephone and in person. Shows willingness to accept additional responsibilities/duties. Proven ability to handle stressful situations calmly and rationally. Meet deadlines even with a high volume of interruptions. Proven ability to deal effectively with the public as well as co-workers. Demonstrates the ability to work independently and prioritize duties and manage time with minimum supervision Highly motivated, detail oriented, familiar with computer operations, good organizational and interpersonal skills and sensitive to confidential material. Basic knowledge of Microsft Excel and Word software. * DEFINITION/PRIMARY FUNCTION * The Biller/Collector performs diversified billing duties requiring knowledge of the intake and billing procedures of the department. Ensures that relevant billing functions are completed within designated timelines. The Biller/Collector will act as a patient advocate for patients with self-pay liabilities by informing them of collection policy and/or free care requirements through Berkshire Medical Center (BMC). Assists patient in setting up payment plans to assure full collection of accounts. Updates and verifies insurance information as needed; and verifies all necessary physician orders have been processed and are in the patient's chart before billing. Complete data entry of remittances and completes follow-up on accounts in a timely manner. * POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.) * Experience: * Two years in business office environment. * Minimum of one year billing experience within a healthcare-related organization. * Knowledge of third party billing and personal computer (Windows environment) preferred. * Education and Training: * One to two years of college or two years comparable work in business office. * Basic understanding of relevant federal, state, payor regulations and policies as related to billing for home care and hospice services. * License, Certification & Registration: * N/A * Other Requirements: * Demonstrates exceptional communication skills, both via telephone and in person. * Shows willingness to accept additional responsibilities/duties. * Proven ability to handle stressful situations calmly and rationally. Meet deadlines even with a high volume of interruptions. * Proven ability to deal effectively with the public as well as co-workers. * Demonstrates the ability to work independently and prioritize duties and manage time with minimum supervision * Highly motivated, detail oriented, familiar with computer operations, good organizational and interpersonal skills and sensitive to confidential material. * Basic knowledge of Microsft Excel and Word software.by Jobble

Keywords: Berkshire Health Systems Inc., Pittsfield , Biller/collector, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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