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Charge Entry Specialist (Tuesday - Saturday) (Hybrid)

Company: San Ysidro Health Center
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The charge entry specialist is responsible for accepting and processing charges submitted by providers accurately on a daily basis.

Essential Functions of the Job:

  • Reviews encounter for correct eligibility and updates as needed.
  • Coordinates the preparation of reports and written documentation including encounter logs and batch status reports, as required by the department, company, state and federal agencies.
  • Performs batch status and posts all encounter batches daily in an online environment.
  • Performs accurate and timely charge entry of encounter data including charge corrections, fee overrides, un-billable write offs and registration data.
  • Obtains records and analyzes financial information.
  • Identifies reporting procedural problems including but not limited to accurate IBG and FCL assignment, identifying correct ordering provider.
  • May assist and train other data entry personnel.
  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.
  • Attends meetings as required and participates on committees as directed.
  • Maintains all posted encounters and batch documents and prepares all posted encounters for storage unit at least once a month to insure neat and organized work space and to insure the ability of staff to find encounters for audit purposes.
  • Meets current minimum productivity standards of encounters processed per day or reports backlogs to supervisor in a timely manner to meet or exceed deadline for each month-end system close for AR. Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
    Any and all duties as assigned by the Director of Revenue Cycle, Business Office Manager or Billing Supervisors.

    Job Requirements:

    Education Required (Minimum level of education): High School Diploma or GED equivalent.

    Certifications/Licenses Preferred:

    Preferred Medical Terminology or CPT/ICD9 coding certificate.

    Experience Required (Minimum level of experience):

    Minimum 6 months in health care field working with insurances and eligibility.

    Preferred 1 year in health care field.

    Verbal and Written Skills Required to perform the Job:

    Good oral and written communications skills.

    Technical Knowledge and Skills Required to Perform the Job:

    Basic computer knowledge and billing procedures.

    Equipment Used:
    Computers, Software systems, Scanner, Telephones, Copy and Fax machines.

    Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

    Sedentary work requires sitting and use of the PC most of the day.

    About UsSan Ysidro Health is a Federally Qualified Health Care organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable healthcare services for the entire family. The organization was founded by seven women in search ofmedical services for their families and community. Almost 50 years later, SanYsidro Health now provides innovative care to over 108,000 patients through avast and integrated network of 47 program sites across the county. San YsidroHealth could not serve our patients without the dedication of our passionateand hardworking employees. Apply today and become a part of our mission-driven team!San Ysidro Health has a long-standing commitment to equal employment opportunity for all applicants for employment. Employment decisions including, but not limited to, those such as employee selection, performance evaluation, administration of benefits, working conditions, employee programs, transfers, position changes, training, disciplinary action, compensation, and separations are made without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming), creed, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, domestic partnership status, ancestry, gender, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union status, family status, age, mental or physical disability (including AIDS or HIV-related status), atypical heredity cellular or blood trait of an individual, genetic information or refusal to submit to a genetic test or make available the results of a genetic test, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

    Other details
    • Pay Type Hourly
    • Min Hiring Rate $16.30
    • Max Hiring Rate $23.80

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Keywords: San Ysidro Health Center, San Diego , Charge Entry Specialist (Tuesday - Saturday) (Hybrid), Other , San Diego, California

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