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Billing Analyst, Patient Accounts

Job Description


Job ID: 1198983
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

BJC Corporate Health Services, the occupational medicine organization within BJC HealthCare, externally supports employers and employees of the St. Louis metropolitan area with three full-service BarnesCare clinics that provide expert physicals, surveillance, injury/exposure evaluation and treatment. Specialized services include contract management of work-related injury care for BJC hospitals, independent medical exams, traveler's health, on-site services, care management, toxicology support and two 24/7 hotlines for body substance exposures and emergency room coordination of work-related care. BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health support for BJC employees through on-site and virtual oversight including administration of workers' compensation. BJC Corporate Health Services also manages the BJC WellAware fitness center, which extends fitness opportunities with on-site classes at BJC hospitals throughout the metropolitan area. In 2010, BJC Corporate Health Services became the first and only St. Louis occupational medicine provider quality-certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Providers.

The Client Accounts Department of BJC Corporate Health Services provides centralized billing and collection using computerized billing systems. The Client Accounts Department generates the billing for all BJC Corporate Health Services patient services and


Overview


Role Purpose

Performs thorough research of processes impacting patient billing, patient registration and collections. Supports Revenue Cycle Management by completing projects as designated by management and the Steering Committee


Responsibilities

  • Performs billing and collection duties for payers to ensure timely and accurate payment of physician charges and hospital charges.
  • Responds to questions and requests received from clinical departments, insurance companies and hospital facilities.
  • Reviews correspondence and remittances for rejections and verification of accuracy.
  • Runs disbursement queries and prepares payment remittance spreadsheets for each patient. Prepares billing spreadsheets for submission to hospital facility.
  • Processes and verifies accuracy of refund request. Processes final billing requests and forwards to hospital facility.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer