IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients/residents you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare. Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
Under supervision of the District Director of Case Management or designee, coordinates the revenue cycle process for all patient accounts (medical and behavioral health). Monitors the revenue cycle process related to insurance precertification and continued certification, claim coding accuracy, insurance verification and re-verification, and denial/appeal tracking. Completes CARE Tool data uploads to meet Illinois Medicaid requirements for LTAC patients. Serves as a liaison between hospital staff, coders and Centralized Billing Office as it relates to revenue cycle issues.
Education : College degree preferred in healthcare related field.
Licenses/Certification : Registered Nurse or LPN preferred.
Experience : 3-5 years of hospital healthcare experience with preference in case management, medical records, billing or admissions. Working knowledge of ICD coding guidelines, insurance company authorization process and electronic medical record.