LAU Medical Center - Rizk Hospital

Billing Manager

Expire Date: 
Fri, 09/26/2014
Work Schedule: 
42 hours/week

 Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting or finance.
 Minimum of five years' experience in a related field preferred or equivalent and at least 3 years of supervisory experience preferred.

Required Skills: 

 knowledge in insurance policies, medical terminology and medical codes
 Good knowledge in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
 Excellent verbal and written English skills. French is a plus.
 Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills.
 Ability to make decisions under pressure and to manage stress appropriately.
 Excellent communication skills and customer service experience required.
 Excellent work ethic and ability to handle highly confidential and proprietary information.
 Ability to work well as part of a team and independently.

Responsibilities and Duties: 

 Oversee the daily activities and lead day to day operations in billing department.
 Develop new procedures with management to improve the quality and quantities of work processed and communicate work procedures and company policies to staff.
 Design, implement, or evaluate staff training and development programs, customer service initiatives, or performance measurement criteria.
 Maximize revenue in accordance with billing guidelines and minimize outstanding Accounts Receivable. Monitor and evaluate insurance monthly reimbursements
 Be responsible for timely and accurate submission of all insurance claims within an assigned category in accordance with third party requirements.
 Maintain system of regular follow-up to resolve processing problems and expedite payment.
 Work with other departments to research and obtain missing information necessary for a complete and correct claim.
 Ensure that hospital’s billings comply with any client or third party requirements.
 Supervise and participate in providing accurate billing information as requested, including analysis of billing, work in process, unapplied funds, cash receipts, and accounts receivable.
 Supervise daily and monthly revenue and cash activities to ensure that all payments are posted and that revenues are recorded timely and accurately.
 Prepare and deliver evaluations annually and provide performance feedback throughout the year.
 Work with third party billing company to ensure accurate filing of claims & timely collections.
 Coordinate the billing department workflow and work with various partners on preparing client billings in accordance with established policies and procedures.
 Maintain knowledge of policy and procedural changes from insurance carriers that affect the organization.
 Attend required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
 Discuss job performance problems with employees to identify causes and issues and to work on resolving problems.
 Participate in the work of subordinates to facilitate productivity and provide employees with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems or in resolving complaints or disputes.
 Resolve customer complaints or answer customers' questions regarding policies and procedures.
 Research, compile, and prepare reports, manuals, correspondence, or other information required by management or governmental agencies.
 Perform daily and monthly closing functions. Review and authorize patient account write offs.
 Monitor inventory levels and requisition or purchase supplies as needed.
 Oversee audit and data entry activities to facilitate the accuracy and quality of data.
 Interact with insurance companies and patients on a daily basis to follow up on accounts.

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