Hospice Business Office Specialist
Company: Amedisys Inc.
Posted on: November 22, 2021
What You Will Do:Responsible for performance of various clerical
and billing duties including but not limited to accurate data
input, maintenance of patient medical records, answering multi-line
office phones. Inputs patient visit data from paper visit
verification into the billing system to ensure accurate and timely
billing and payroll processes. Input/generation of client data into
HomeCare HomeBase with attention to detail and high level of
accuracy for admissions and re-certifications. Maintains tracking
system for physicians' orders to maintain compliance in the billing
processes. Notifies Director of Operations or designee as needed
when documentation is delinquent from staff. Copies and distributes
completed admission and patient information and all signed orders
to appropriate staff.6.Responsible for pulling medical records and
printing claims for billing review each billing cycle. Assists with
checking of billing frequencies and orders every billing period.
Assembles and organizes forms for admission packets, discharge
packets, and post-hospital admission packets. Assembles new
admission charts to import to EMR. Maintains security of patient
records in locked files. Maintains filing of medical records,
physicians' orders, lab reports, progress notes, and clinical notes
on active and discharged patients in EMR. Conducts clerical audit
on discharged charts and processes according to company policy.
Tracks and maintains log of Medicaid and funding source records and
orders. Performs verification and ongoing monitoring of Medicaid
authorizations, approvals, and visits as directed. Assists the
Clinical Manager or designee with payor follow-ups, as needed.
Maintains office and medical supply inventory. Maintains ongoing
scheduling of patient visits. Performs general office duties
including, but not limited to, answering the telephones, greeting
visitors, and handling the incoming/outgoing mail. Performs other
duties as assigned.Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Two
(2 ) years' general office experience, with one (1 ) of those years
having experience data entry or word processing functions Working
knowledge of office practices and procedures. Strong computer/data
entry and software skills.Preferred: Some medical terminology or
health care industry experience
Keywords: Amedisys Inc., Birmingham , Hospice Business Office Specialist, Administration, Clerical , Birmingham, Alabama
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