Bayhealth Medical Center
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Specialist, Patient Accounts (Outpatient & Service Line) - Laboratory Services
at Bayhealth Medical Center
Full time 80 (Two week Payperiod)
Pay Grade 020 (Minimum hourly rate $16.49/hr)
The Patient Accounts Specialist is a multi-faceted role within the outpatient and service line areas. The Specialist is responsible for insurance authorizations, accurate recording of diagnosis codes, timely charge posting to support accurate billing, and collection of co-pays at time of service. Resolve compliance and billing issues with clinical staff. May also perform scheduling and/or place orders for patient testing. Provide cross support for front office functions, including registrations necessary for the efficient day-to-day operation of the facility. The Specialist serves as liaison between customers and the department. May provide oversight and training for Registrars.
High School Diploma or GED required; specialized training in accounting principles, medical coding, and/or medical terminology preferred. Two (2) years of medical office/ insurance clerical experience required. Must have prior experience with CPT and ICD-9/ICD-10 coding. Must be able to type at least 30 wpm. Must have basic computer literacy (Word, Excel). Must have coding and/or insurance billing software experience. Certified Professional Coder (CPC), Billing and Coding Specialist Certification (CBCS) or Certified Coding Specialist – Physician Practice (CCS-P) preferred.