Billing Coordinator - Radiology - Mount Sinai West (Columbus Circle Area)

Job Description

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RADIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC - Req #79583


Job Title: Billing Coordinator


Job Summary:

Performs specialized billing, collections or followup tasks for third party inpatient and outpatient accounts receivable.  Maintains a currency of knowledge in medical reimbursement concepts and regulations.


Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Verifies accuracy of billing forms and enters pertinent data in appropriate databases, ensuring timely and optimal reimbursement.
  • Investigates account billing inquiries, reviewing documentation for completeness and accuracy, including CPT and ICD-9 coding, physician data, insurance coverage, TOA and other data.
  • Prepares appropriate documentation for account inquiry and resolution.
  • Maintains a database of account inquiry information and generates reports and summaries as requested.
  • Investigates causes for denials and utilizes established protocols to effect satisfactory resolution.
  • Communicates with patients and other appropriate parties regarding open accounts, incorrect information, installment payment arrangements, etc.

Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree (Two years college).  Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of medical terminology.  2-3 years of Medical billing experience required, including knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid and 3rd party reimbursement as well as ICD-9 and CPT coding.  Demonstrated ability to accurately record financial information required.  Accounting and/or financial reporting experience preferred. Prior supervision experience helpful
  • MS Office Suite - Intermediate

General Skills and Competencies

  • Excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with patients and staff and to withstand the pressure that may arise in relation to dealing with physicians, the public and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities and to deal with individuals under stress.  

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
 
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

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Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
 
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.
 
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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