1. Serves as a principal source of information on rules and procedures governing University accounts receivable. Oversees and instructs support staff. 2. Oversees maintenance of account files, ensuring accuracy and completeness. Reviews payment histories. 3. Resolves problem and delinquent accounts with supervisor and collection agency. Assists with final review and disposition of problem accounts. 4. Recommends and implements changes to systems and operating procedures. Composes form letters and correspondence used in accounts receivable activities. 5. Researches individual accounts. Summarizes findings in reports. Completes and processes forms. Performs clerical functions incidental to account activity.
Preferred Education: Certification as an AAPC Professional Coder (CPC). Epic experience strongly preferred.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Certification as an AAPC Professional Coder (CPC). Epic experience strongly preferred.
Required Skill/ability 5: Demonstrated ability to work independently. Organize and prioritize work with minimal supervision. Ability to work in a stressful environment meeting timely deadlines and maintaining productivity and quality standards. Proven ability to work effectively as a team member with a common goal.
Posting Position Title: Account Assistant 4
Required Skill/ability 3: Working knowledge of insurance/government payers billing and reimbursement policies and procedures. Proven ability to interpret and apply guidelines. Adheres to YM policies and procedures.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Account Assistant 4, Coder/Charge Review
Required Skill/ability 1: Demonstrated knowledge of ICD-10, CPT-4 and HCPCs coding, medical terminology, third party payers, and encoder software.
Required Skill/ability 4: Demonstrated strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with team members and providers to resolve questions regarding documentation or coding issues.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proficiency with electronic data entry and retrieval, e-mail and web-based applications. Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret evaluation and management documentation guidelines as well as procedure reports in an academic medical setting.
Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Internal Number: 66721BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.