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Hospital Biller

Employment: Biller/Payment Poster

Type: Full Time

Location: Houston, TX

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region. 

About the Position

Responsible for the accurate flow of information and data between physicians, patients and third-party payers. Under general supervision, perform reimbursement activities while maintaining a high level of accuracy and efficiency.   

Shift Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm
  • Mon - Fri 9am - 6pm

Benefits:

  • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
  • 401K
  • Free parking
  • PTO
  • Holidays 
  • Competitive salary

Responsibilities:

  Hospital 

  • Relocate and save rounds from “h” to “x” drive that are more than 48 hours old 

  • Retrieve patient census from hospital web portals to use for updating rounds  

  • Call every hospital daily to verify patients’ hospital status and room number  

  • Edit rounds daily by adding and removing patients  

  • Create next day rounds daily; Create Saturday and Sunday rounds on Friday; Create Monday’s rounds after Monday morning physicians meeting  

  • Email daily rounds to physicians and designated staff  

  • Email weekend rounds to on call physicians and nurses 

  • Friday’s prepare reports by printing each physician’s individual weekly schedule and Sunday’s rounds for Monday morning meeting; take it to MCO conference room  

  • Attend Monday morning meeting for patients update from weekend hospital rounds  

  • Access hospital web portals to retrieve patient documents ex: factsheets, dictations, surgery reports 

  • Fax request to hospital medical records staff that does not have internet access  

  • Verify patients’ information from factsheet is correct  

  • Verify patients’ insurance via internet or by phone  

  • Enter patient demographics into Centricity

  • Email physicians for any missing information that is required to enter charges 

  • Verify and review all charges submitted by physicians are correct  

  • Verify correct diagnosis submitted by physician 

  • Obtain referral or authorizations for admissions 

  • Hands-on knowledge of CPT, ICD-10 coding, HCPCS, revenue codes and terminology for hospital billing 

  • Compare procedure reports to procedure charges submitted by physician 

  • Hold incorrect charges until suggested corrected charges are approved by physician  

  • Enter hospital charges daily  

  • Notify management for any discrepancies or issues 

  • All job functions must be completed with a minimum number of errors 

  • Convert physician notes into diagnosis using ICD-10 book  

  • Convert physician procedure notes into correct CPT codes  

  • If physician notes do not match ICD-10 book, use other resources 

      Payment Posting  

  • Retrieve, generate and save EOBs (4010 & PDF) from payor websites. 

  • Create batch in Centricity to post for each day of deposit 

  • Posting from bank reports daily and live/refund/NSF Checks 

  • Enter status and reason codes if applicable for each line item 

  • Email collectors and cc supervisors/managers for denials 

  • Email Patient A/R Collector(s) for any patient balance of $500 or more 

  • Balance Centricity total to the bank daily report and print batch listing report 

  • Post Zero Payment EOBs 

  • Post Write-Offs per Supervisor and/or Manager approval 

  • Prepare live checks for deposit 

  • Patient A/R Clean up 

  • Corrections 

  • Turn in balance batch to bookkeeper 

  • Notify revenue cycle manager and revenue cycle specialist of fee schedule discrepancies and/or trends 

  • Completing mid-month and end of the month deadline 

  • Correct Balance Control Issues 

  • All job functions must be completed with a minimum number of errors 

  • Performs other duties as assigned 

  • Assists with special projects as needed 

  • Understand and adhere to policies and procedures 

  • Accept and incorporate changes or new ideas into daily work 

  • Provide service in a responsive, timely and accurate manner to both clients and colleagues 

  • Cooperate with team members to accomplish departmental goals 

  • Interact professionally with clients and fellow employees 

  • Post patient payments for assigned locations 

  • Post Insurance payments for assigned payers 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Performs other duties as assigned 

  • Assists with special projects as needed 

  • Understand and adhere to policies and procedures 

  • Accept and incorporate changes or new ideas into daily work 

  • Provide service in a responsive, timely and accurate manner to both clients and follow employees 

  • Cooperate with team members to accomplish departmental goals 

  • Interact professionally with clients and fellow employees 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIE

  • Accuracy and speed in 10-Key and typing 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations  
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality  
  • Ability to operate personal computer and CRT  
  • Ability to maintain accuracy  
  • Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically  
  • Ability to work under stressful and fast-paced conditions  
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks independently  
  • Ability to operate personal computer with various software programs, including Excel and Microsoft Word 
  • Recognize priorities and take action; make productive use of time 
  • Strive to resolve problems and conflicts on his/her own initiative 
  • Attempt to create new ideas  or new procedures working as part of a group or individually 
  • Demonstrated service and success in teamwork and consistent high productivity and quality 

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  

  • Verbal and written communication skills 

 

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment. Manual dexterity needed for using a calculator and computer keyboard. This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, skills and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

COMMENTS: This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

Medical Center | Memorial City | Sugar Land | Katy | Willowbrook | Southwest Northwest | West Houston

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