Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Billing Associate

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Org Level 7
533201 - MPIP Credentialing Elp

Position Description
Employees in this position are responsible for the maintenance of patient billing accounts and performing numerous related functions to accomplish this task; such as, patient registration, insurance follow-up, financial screening of unfunded patients, answering patient billing inquiries, collection of unpaid balances and posting of payments in a Regional Campus Business Office.

Requisition ID
18242BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Evaluates unfunded patients for TTUHSC El Paso Discount:  appropriate documents (valid identification; financial screening of income; residence; dependents. Assists patients in obtaining medical and financial assistance. Refers patients to agencies: HHS; Social Security; UMC Healthcare Options; UMC Care+
  • Front Desk reception area; Obtains patient (walk ins/clinic appointments) registration information and properly documents into the CBiz system and Patient Control Log; answer phones; provide information to patients; vendors, and customers.
  • Completion of UMC; El Paso Children's Hospital Patient Registration reports; UMC Newborns; Tenet Transmountain Patient Registration reports; TTUHSC El Paso:  Radiology; Pediatrics, and Emergency Medicine patient registrations/face-sheets.
  •  Processing of returned mail; NCOA report; Statement Edit list. 
  • Completion of all assigned duties and projects by Department Manager.
  • Completion of UMC; El Paso Children's Hospital and Tenet Transmountain reports for:  Eligibility verification of patient account payor source and FSC assignment of Commercial Insurance; Medicare, and Medicaid in CBiz. 
  • Identification of Duplicate Patient Accounts in CBiz/Enterprise Index and Merge Accounts Review: 1.  Identify Duplicate Patient Accounts from the daily patient reports for:  UMC; El Paso Children's Hospital; UMC Newborns; Tenet Transmountain; TTUHSC El Paso Radiology and Emergency Medicine. 2.  Direct submission of potential duplicate patient accounts in CBiz for Merge Review thru the Central Registration - Duplicate Accounts Internal Application.         


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
12.42

Pay Basis
Hourly

Schedule Details
Monday-Friday 7AM-4PM; 8AM-5PM

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish; Ability to communicate effectively in English/Spanish 
  • Medical Office experience
  • Computer proficiency


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
MPIP Credentialing Elp

Required Attachments
Resume / CV, Transcript

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Clerical/Secretarial

Shift
Day

EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
High School Diploma. College course work preferred. Three years of experience in a business office or a setting where strong interview techniques are used. Public contact experience preferred. OR  90 days service at TTUHSC as a Medical Billing Associate Trainee, and an overall rating of at least 4 on their recent performance evaluation. Prefer additional experience in a clinic or physician's office.

Salary Grade
509

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Navy Enlisted Classification Code
YN, HM

Air Force Speciality Code
3A1X1, 4A0X1

Marine Military Occupational Speciality Code
0111

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