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Accounting Technician-Billing
Location:Edgewater Haven WR
FT/PT:Full-time 40 hrs/week - WRS Eligible
Deadline to apply:07/02/2017
Hiring Range:$14.78 - $16.05/hr
Job Responsibilities:
Purpose of Position:  Collect and maintain all client and third party billing accounts generated by Edgewater Haven Nursing Home staff.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.

Balance cash box daily.  Photocopy all checks and insurance payments.
Research and prepare all insurance payments for posting.
Process new resident files and paperwork.
Verify and process all daily census information and/or changes in the computer system and accounting files.
Verify coverage and benefits on all pay sources for potential admits or current residents.  Maintain billing information on all residents.
Track all patient activity and fax daily, weekly, and monthly to outside providers.
Prepare and submit monthly billings for services rendered to Medicare, Medicare replacement policies, commercial insurance and/or private payers.  Enter all Medicare Part A and B claims for appropriate residents in the computer and transmit electronically.
Prepare and process all no pay and demand bills to Medicare.
Make appropriate phone calls, letters or electronic inquiries when payments are delinquent to Medicare, Medicaid or insurance companies.
Track, reconcile and re-bill all billings (claims follow-up) until paid in full.
Receive, verify, and process all outside provider charges for claims.
Verify, enter and process all monthly resident charges and month-end transactions for accounts receivable system.
Update Medical Assistance cards and submit for reimbursement.
Receive, verify and process all oxygen worksheets for residents’ accounts.
Become familiar and stay current on Medicare, Medicaid and other pay sources billing policies and procedures through manuals, seminars, webinars, teleconferences, and the internet.
Work closely with the MDS (Minimum Data Set) Coordinator, Social Workers, Director of Nurses, and Nursing department to resolve any billing issues.
Prepare and process annual vaccine billings.

Additional Tasks and Responsibilities

While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other unit members.

Provide back-up for Accounting department staff and participate in project work groups as needed.
Receive and receipt payments.
Research and answer questions asked by residents and/or families.

Job Qualifications:

*Associate Degree in Accounting or Business desired, or any combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered also.  
*Two to three years medical billing experience. 
*Ability to operate a personal computer and various computer software (Word, Excel), to utilize in-house computer programs and to learn and utilize any *upgrades that may occur are required. 
*Demonstrated experience in Medicare and Medicaid billing. 
*Ability to understand and interpret insurance policies. 
*Experience in a Health Care setting, preferably in a skilled nursing facility.