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Billing Specialist - Medicaid

Job Code:  106918
Facility: Atlantic Region CBO
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Skills: Health Care -> Accounting/Billing
Category: Office/Clerical
FTE: 1.00
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

The primary responsibility of the Billing Specialist is the accurate and timely editing, preparation, and submission of electronically and manually processed claims to third party payers in accordance with policies and procedures.

Essential Job Duties:

1. Completes all third party electronic and manual billing timely and accurately in accordance with appropriate rules and regulations.
2. Completes all payer specific edits identified through the billing system
3. Resolves issues associated with incomplete claims including follow up of non transmitted claims
4. Submit adjustment claims to Medicare/Medicaid through use of online systems
5. Attaches appropriate documents when billing manual claims including ER reports, itemized bills, implant invoices and other medical records.
6. Bulk mails all manual claims to individual payers daily
7. Works all daily reports as assigned.
8. Records daily productivity of claims billed and assures proper documentation in the notes of the patient accounting systems
9. Completes all monthly required in-services and educational training as required.
10. Other duties as assigned.


The following are the job requirements for the Billing Specialist position:

Must work effectively with other employees, patients, insurance companies and other outside parties.
The ability to clerly communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing is required.
Provides customer focused service, exceeding expectations of both interal and external customers.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required.
Ability to pay attention to detail, prioritize needs, mulit-task and manange needs is essential.
High School diploma or equivalent is required.
At least one to three years of billing experience in a healthcare business office environment is preferred.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying on line. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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