Patient Access HB/PB Billing Specialist

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 156319-1A
Date Posted: Jul 10, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.

 

About the Job

Contribute to the Hospital’s mission by ensuring that all information necessary for proper financial reimbursement for patient care is collected and verified prior to the patient’s date of service.

Works assigned work queues for claims that adversely affect claims being paid for both hospital billing and professional billing.  Communicates any trends they identify with regards to errors being made or fields being left unfilled by staff members to support process improvement efforts throughout the revenue cycle process.

 

Education

Required:  Bachelor’s degree or 10 years of experience in Patient Access Services or Hospital/Professional Billing required

Experience

Required:  Prior experience in a healthcare business setting processing and verifying electronic demographic, financial or other business-related information and data required.  Healthcare experience within registration of financial services (hospital billing or professional billing) required.

Preferred: Epic experience preferred.

Other Skills/Knowledge

  • Able to work successfully in a fast-paced, multi-task environment, where some independent decision making is necessary.  Able to process electronic information and data accurately and efficiently.
  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.