Medical Billing Specialist - FT - Austin, TX - On Site
Sonic Healthcare USA
Location: Austin - Texas,
Internal Number: REQ-022810
Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:
Position Summary: Under limited supervision: analyze client completed CPL Service Requisition forms, determine appropriate charge category, and transcribe pertinent data into Patient Maintenance on-line data base. Use job aids to select appropriate charges. Use manual and on-line resources to research for missing data. Ensure accurate, neat, timely, and quality completion of all transactions. Use problem solving skills to retrieve data base records and correct any errors identified by the Order Entry Edit report. Sort and file completed requisition forms by date of service. Maintain daily report of all completed transactions.
Obtain CPL Service Requisition forms, as needed, for processing. Review a variety of data and perform data entry. Develop proficiency in processing the minimum number of requisition forms per hour within the 90-day probationary period of employment. The billing standard is set by the Accounts Receivable Director and is subject to change. Interact effectively with Team Leads and Supervisor to resolve complex issues. Adhere to established CPL billing policies, practices, and procedures. Perform accurate sorting and filing of completed transactions. Perform other duties as assigned.
Scope: Promotes quality patient/client relations by performing data entry in a timely and accurate manner. Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the laboratory. Adheres to all company and departmental policies and regulations. Works with minimal direction. Consults with team leaders or supervisor as needed. Functions as a front end billing operator in the Accounts Receivable Department. Operates general Accounts Receivable equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards, fax machines, copiers, and printers. Effectively communicates via written, verbal, and electronic methods.
Education: High school diploma or GED
Experience: Experience and education equivalent to six months experience in data entry. Medical insurance billing experiences a plus.
Skills: Knowledge of microcomputer technology and terminology. Ability to type and demonstrate 10 key proficiency and current departmental standards is required. Develop effective and harmonious work habits and relationships. Ability to read and comprehend English. Reporting Relationship: Reports to department Team Leader or Supervisor. Physical Requirements: Physical requirements include lifting and carrying 10-15 lbs. Visual acuity, hand and eye coordination, and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and perform essential functions. Subject to prolonged periods of sitting, occasionally in confined workspace. Reaching and handling documents is needed to perform essential functions.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
1st Shift (United States of America)
Sonic Healthcare USA, Inc
Sonic Healthcare USA is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive workplace for all employees. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Sonic Healthcare USA is a division of Sonic Healthcare Limited, one of the largest diagnostic laboratory medicine companies in the world. We aspire to help people live better, healthier lives. We focus on delivering the highest quality laboratory information through our unique Medical Leadership model and federated structure, through regional diagnostic laboratories operating across the United States.
Since its establishment in 2007, Sonic Healthcare USA has grown to become the third largest laboratory medicine company in the United States, with operations across the country. From our boardroom to our individual practices, we are guided by the leadership of our medical specialists, senior scientists experienced managers, all of whom understand the unique demands and privileges of working to improve the health of our patients.