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Billing Director - Upstate Orthopedics
Positon: Billing Director
Location: Syracuse, NY
Job Type: Full-Time Position
Billing Director who has strong experience with medical insurance/healthcare billing and collections work in a health system or medical practice, knowledge and understanding of rules and regulations affecting medical billing and insurance verification and considerable number of years working in a supervisory or management position.
Strong experience with medical insurance/healthcare billing and collections work in a health system or medical practice
Knowledge and understanding of rules and regulations affecting medical billing and insurance verification
Advanced knowledge and understanding of revenue cycle, collections and payment posting, medical billing, Medicare and Medicaid, and third-party payers
Thorough knowledge and working experience of CPT and ICD10 codes, UB04 claim forms, HCFA 1500, HIPAA, medical terminology, appeal processes, billing and insurance regulations, and insurance benefits
Excellent negotiation skills to be able to effectively deal with customers and secure payment, as well as to be able to discuss the finances of patients
Detail-oriented with the ability to work under pressure and frequent interruptions from staff and patients without being distracted
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with staff, colleagues, patients, physicians, and insurers in person, over the telephone, and in writing
Proficiency in the use of Word, Outlook, Excel, and other Microsoft Office tools
Strong ability to display exceptional initiative and work under little or no super vision
Excellent ability to train and supervise the work of employees; effectively organize, prioritize, and schedule tasks to ensure practice timelines are met
Must be able to organize and prioritize work
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in business or related field.
Qualifications: Masters degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Contact: Lisa DaRin - darinL@upstate.edu