The Charge Entry Coordinator provides billing support within QMS to the clinical Administrative Assistants and Corporate Office for a variety of dialysis treatment items. This individual also assists in providing education and training to onboarding team members both at the corporate and the clinic level.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
- Prepare clinics for weekly split billing through QMS and EMR reporting and reconciliation processes.
- Assist clinic Administrative Assistants with billing into the QMS system when needed by obtaining treatment sheets and batch headers.
- Run reports through QMS and export to Excel to ensure all items keyed are appropriate and accurate.
- Import EMR billing files into QMS from one of the six assigned EMR systems.
- Responsible for completing any billing corrections that are received from the clinic through claim deletion and regeneration.
- Train new Administrative Assistants and PD nurses on billing requirements into QMS system through web trainings.
- Participate in month-end processes by working with clinic Administrative Assistants, Clinic Managers and PD Nurses to ensure all billing has been entered into the QMS system and entries are accurate and appropriate.
- Identify AKI patients through reporting out of QMS and ensure proper billing as occurred.
- Collect treatment sheets and run reconciliation reports to audit clinic Administrative Assistant perforce twice per calendar year.
- Participate in month-end closing processes to ensure treatments, medications and other essential reporting items are properly documented in the QMS billing system.
- Respond to ARA Collectors within 24 hours of receipt of a claim correction.
- Assist with additional projects and tasks as assigned by Charge Entry Manager.
Experience and Skills
- Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, or one or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelors degree is preferred.
- Proficient in MS Office, with advanced working knowledge of Excel.
- Knowledge regarding medical terminology is a plus.
- Ability to read and understand standard business documentation (e.g. treatment sheets).
- Ability to work with and maintain sensitive and confidential information required.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining high standards of accuracy required.
- Flexibility and ability to prioritize while alternating between tasks.
- Adaptability and willingness to consistently learn new skills.
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American Renal Associates offers competitive pay and great benefits which include: health insurance, company-paid life, company-paid disability, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, a generous paid time off program and company-sponsored celebrations. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our workplace. DFWP/ EOE. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.