Grace Healthcare Billing Manager in Chattanooga, Tennessee

General Purpose:

Responsible for the billing and collection of patient receivables to include Medicare, coinsurance and managed care.

Essential Job Functions

This company expects their employees to promote an atmosphere of teamwork with other employees and hospitality and comfort for its residents. Therefore, the following list of duties is not all-inclusive:

Responsible for ensuring that all claims are monitored while in process and that returned claims are worked timely for maximum cash flow. Posts remittance advices timely and completes adjustment as needed. Ensures that policies and procedures for Medicare bad debt are followed and that monthly reports are prepared timely and accurately. Collaborates with a variety of departments to reduce financial risk, maximize collections and ensures that claims/statements ae being followed up on timely basis. Identifies root cause of billing/collection issues from the facility level and communicates with training team on issues to ensure quick response to correct problem. Partners with operations management on aging improvements, analysis, training and strategic initiatives. Partners with operations to identify issues, areas of opportunity and collaboratively develop solutions. Reports to supervisor timely on any challenges in billing/revenue cycle and completes summary reports as requested on a monthly basis. Other Duties

Others as directed by the supervisor. Minimum Qualifications

Accounting Degree or equivalent work experience and 2 years of experience in Skilled Nursing health care industry Organized and detailed in work performance. Good communication skills with excellent self-discipline and patience. Proficient at MS Excel, billing and accounting software Genuine caring for and interest in elderly and disabled people in a nursing facility. Comply with the Residents Rights and Facility Policies and Procedures. Perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below. Perform essential duties as outlined above. Working Conditions

Subject to challenges in meeting work demands due to frequent interruptions. Fast paced, required to make decisions quickly Involved with personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., under all conditions and circumstances. May work beyond normal duty hours, on weekends, and in other positions temporarily, when necessary.