Reimbursement Coordinator Associate (Work From Home - Pennsylvania)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-39633
Serves as a supportive consultant and educator to staff and administration for related reimbursement, strategic savings initiatives and coding compliance issues. Assists in assessing existing and prospective reimbursement practices. Provides recommendations as to appropriate reimbursement based on current contracts, policies, and accepted industry practices while ensuring compliance with contractual, state and federal regulations.
Interacts with all levels of staff in order to provide consultative support and advice regarding reimbursement for services rendered and applicable policies regarding reimbursement methodologies.
Includes discussions on current and future reimbursement initiatives, as well as any other pertinent information that may affect reimbursement processes.
Assists with ongoing educational presentations.
Serves as an active member of the training team.
Reviews reimbursement opportunities by utilizing statistical reports, reimbursement summary documents and other analytical measured procedures; conducts reviews and analysis of coding practices and fee levels in order to determine full impact.
Prepares and presents reports along with recommendations and advice to leadership.
Creates ad hoc reporting for review and analysis to show impact estimation to reimbursement for implementing policy revisions and changes in reimbursement levels.
Responsible for development, review and revision of reimbursement schedules.
Supports physician fee changes and contract negotiations.
Provides supportive impact analysis as fee changes occur.
Maintains and updates an accurate master fee schedule that contains the current and historical reimbursement rates for contracted providers, hospitals, etc.
Develops and maintains quarterly Medicare fee schedules.
Develops and maintains current percentage of Medicare data using current fee schedule rates and payments.
Develop a weighted comparison of previous and existing Medicare payments to provider fee schedule using claims utilization.
Provides pricing recommendations to various departments.
Assists in the completion of a comprehensive review of designated provider claims information to identify reimbursement opportunities in order to assist in the recovery of inappropriately billed services.
Conducts analysis based on billed statistics, current coding and charging practices and industry information.
Keeps abreast of current reimbursement methodologies in order to provide technical resources regarding all reimbursement systems responsibilities.
Provides proficiency and expertise in data applications and reporting tools.
Develops and maintains detailed, easy to follow, resource-intensive departmental web pages to be used by appropriate staff and other departments as applicable.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and degree obtained (Associate's Degree = 2 years; Bachelor's Degree = 4 years).
* Health Plan
* Medical coding
* Finance/Revenue Cycle
* Prior experience working with Medical Providers
High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED)- (Required)
Minimum of 6 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
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At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.