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Director of Operations CBO, FPA CBO
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Director of Operations CBO - 2336370
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Director of Operations for the CBO provides overall leadership of day to day billing operations. Develops policies and procedures that are aligned with the overall direction of the School. This individual cultivates the expertise that exists within billing office by providing strong leadership and mentoring skills. The Director is responsible for ensuring that revenue management techniques and functions are aligned and optimized to meet or exceed organizational goals, including optimal net collection ratio, increasing overall collection rate while reducing days in A/R, advancing the effective use of technology, optimizing staff productivity, and minimizing the cost to collect. She/he will be expected to foster effective communication and strong working relationships with the clinical administrators, Chairs, physician leads, IT department, and billing staff.
- Develops strategies and tactics across organization to improve cash collections and the net collection rate
- Increases compliance with third party contract terms and recovers underpayments, reduces denials and ensures timely and accurate repayment of credit balances
- Develops and implements policies, procedures, job descriptions and work flow patterns that provide an overall successful revenue cycle operations that is sufficient and appropriate to promote effective, efficient, and compliant operations for all areas of responsibility. Develops both work output metrics and quality audits that will allow effective monitoring of performance
- Reviews and evaluates records as well as activities of department that impact the reimbursement process
- Demonstrates a consistent standard of excellence to which all areas are expected to perform. Provides routine and effective feedback to billing staff and practice staff and recognize improved and superior revenue related results
- Responsible for the development, implementation and management of accurate and timely reports related to billing and collections
- Involved in implementation of GE/IDX system applications (including custom enhancements) upgrades and conversions to ensure maximizing work and cash flow
- Monitors denial and guide practices in reducing denial rates, particularly the referral and authorization process
- Ensures that revenue cycle functions are effectively complying with all governmental, third party and other related regulations through overseeing the development and implementation of operational policies and procedures
- Other relevant duties as assigned.
Direct reports include Billing Managers.
This position reports directly to the Vice President of Physician Revenue Cycle. Work is performed within the context of a complex, interconnected organization and toward achieving annual goals. Requires devising new methods or modifying/developing standard procedures to meet the needs of new condition
- Education: Bachelor’s degree in finance or accounting or equivalent combination of relevant experience and education.
- Experience: 10+ years effective experience in health care reimbursement, billing, claims processing, departmental operations and contract management, with evidence of strong skills in communications and management. A firm understanding of all financial and accounting standards and regulations. Medical School experience preferred, as is a strong background in administrative leadership
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Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
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