Job Description

Extended Job Title
Medical Billing Associate

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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.
 

Requisition ID
14358BR

Travel Required
None

Major/Essential Functions
  • Verification of payer sources for accurate submission of medical claims
  • Review and process correspondence
  • Process ETM follow-up appeals task by verifying benefits, updating account information, and rebilling or appealing claims
  • Process ETM claims edits and claim acknowledgement rejections, and customer service tasks daily by correcting, verifying benefits, and billing claims to appropriate payer source. Identify billing problems and report to billing supervisor/manager
  • Assist business office co-workers and department personnel with account questions
  • Assist Payment posting/refund area with payment breakdown needed for posting. Assist refund clerks with refund/recoupment requests
  • Other duties and projects as assigned by supervisor and/or manager
  • Processing of adjustments submitted on a Form A
  • Inmates: Work inmate accounts for US Marshalls, Border Patrol, Customs & Border Protection, Dona Ana, Otero, NM Correction Department, and Sanchez State Jail


Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
12.42

Pay Basis
Hourly

Work Location
El Paso

Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
MPIP Credentialing Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of three years of general office experience with one (1) year of experience related to the assigned area or at least 90 days of service at TTUHSC as a Medical Billing Associate Trainee and a current performance appraisal with a rating of meeting or exceeding expectations


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Application Instructions

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