Behavioral Health Patient Accounts Specialist (11749-124)

Truman Medical Centers
Kansas City
Aug 06, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC's tagline is: "Better. For Everyone." It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

The Behavioral Health Billing Specialist performs billing and collection activities for services provided by behavioral health division, utilizing a variety of electronic systems in the course of this work.

Required Skills

1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. Three years minimum experience in healthcare billing.

3. Must have proficient knowledge of claim denial and appeals process.

4. Must have computer literacy and math aptitude, and the ability to use 10-key calculator, computer key board, and basic software applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook

5. Knowledge of all applicable regulations related to specific payers such as Medicare, Medicaid insurance is required

6. Knowledge of medical terminology and ICD9/10 and CPT4 coding.

7. Good oral and written communication skills

8. Demonstrated problem solving skills

9. Proficient level of experience in navigation of Direct Data Entry software, (DDE) EMOMED and commercial payer websites.

10. Functioned for six months as a BH Patient Accounts Representative at TMC

Preferred Requirements

1. Associates Degree

2. Certificate in Medical BillingPosted by StartWire

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