Medical Billing Sr Associate

Nebraska Medicine

Introduction:

Choose extraordinary. Nebraska Medicine gives you an experience unlike any other.

Join us and feel valued, empowered and supported.

We work with our team members to find a position that is close to home, works with your schedule and offers competitive benefits.

Becoming a colleague with Nebraska Medicine means committing to Be Extraordinary in helping us provide a higher level of care.

That includes teamwork, collaboration, accountability and going above expectations to uphold our reputation for delivering a world-class experience for our patients and their families.

Job Description:

  • Ensure timely submission of accurate claims data, and timely and accurate account follow-up (including adjustment claims, reconsiderations, and adjustment requests) to facilitate prompt and accurate payment from third-party payers and others.
  • Perform daily reconciliation of claim submission, reject processing within 24 hours and working with external departments as needed to resolve claim issues prior to submission.
  • Make decisions to ensure account accuracy, limited denials, and timely billing of the patient, primary, secondary, and tertiary payers.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of two years post-secondary education with coursework in business, medical assistant program or nursing assistant program OR an equivalent combination of education/experience in accounts receivable or healthcare billing (one year of education equals one year of experience) required. 
  • Multi-tasking and problem-solving abilities required.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills with an aptitude for detail-oriented work required.
  • Experience in use of Microsoft products, specifically Word and Excel required.
  • Ability to type a minimum of 30 words per minute with 95% accuracy required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in healthcare billing and collections preferred.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Associate’s degree in business administration OR college level business coursework preferred.
  • Knowledge of Correct Coding Initiative (CCI), Outpatient Code Editor (OCE), National Coverage Determinations (NCD), and Local Coverage Determinations (LCD) edits preferred.
  • Knowledge of third party payer edits preferred.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology including International Classification of Diseases (ICD), Current Procedural Terminology (CPT), and Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) coding preferred.
  • Knowledge of databases and flowcharting processes preferred.

Instructions for Resume Submission:

Please submit application and resume online.