University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Billing Analyst

Billing Analyst

Requisition ID 
2018-41218
Category 
Professional
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
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Department 
REP Reg Programs Practice Management
Posted Date 
2/14/2018
Post End Date 
3/1/2018

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Overview

The Billing Analyst is responsible for researching all outstanding insurance claims to resolve any denials, outstanding payments or rebills that affect the A/R.  Contacts insurance carriers and uses EOBs to research payments and denials, resolves claims issues and resubmits claims as needed.  Interacts with patients to explain insurance payments and patient responsibility.  Prepares appeal letters to insurance carrier when not in agreement with claim denial. Collects necessary information to accompany appeal. Identifies insurance overpayments and requests recoupment or initiates refund.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary:  Negotiable

Responsibilities

  • Identifies insurance overpayments and requests recoupment or initiates refund.
  • Contacts Medicaid, reviews coding, audits accounts and internal files and records and reviews Medicaid manuals to determine errors and necessary corrections.
  • Works as a leader on Out of State Medicaid billing, meeting deadlines, and reaching goals.
  • Resolves issues and recognizes trends in Out of State Medicaid billing.
  • Interacts with insurance carriers, coders and billers to resolve any insurance denials or billing errors in order to ensure prompt payment.
  • Collects necessary information to accompany appeal and prepares appeal letters to insurance carrier when not in agreement with claim denial.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years’ experience in medical billing and insurance reimbursement processes - OR-  a High school diploma plus six (6) years’ experience in medical billing and insurance reimbursement processes. Must be proficient using various Websites to resolve billing issues and obtain reimbursement. 

Physical Requirements

Stand: Occasionally
Sit: Frequently
Walk: Occasionally
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
Talk: Frequently
Hear: Frequently
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
Noise Level: Moderate
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: None