Title : Hospital Biller

Department : Billing

Type : Full Time

Location : Memorial City, TX

Job Details :

"You can make a difference in the life of an oncology patient and find your career satisfaction by joining our team of healthcare professionals today."

About Oncology Consultants

Oncology Consultants has been a premier adult medical oncology & hematology practice in Houston, TX for over 35 years. Our healthcare team is committed to provide state of the art cancer treatment in a caring environment as we continue to expand our oncology services in the metropolitan region.. 

About the Position

Responsible for the accurate flow of information and data between physicians, patients and third-party payers. Under general supervision, perform reimbursement activities while maintaining a high level of accuracy and efficiency.  

Shift Schedule:

  • Mon - Fri: 9am - 6pm

Benefits:

  • Insurances: Life, medical, dental, short term and long term disability
  • 401K
  • Free parking
  • PTO
  • Holidays 
  • Competitive salary

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Relocate and save rounds from “h” to “x” drive that are more than 48 hours old
  • Retrieve patient census from hospital web portals to use for updating rounds
  • Call every hospital daily to verify patients’ hospital status and room number
  • Edit rounds daily by adding and removing patients
  • Create next day rounds daily; Create Saturday and Sunday rounds on Friday; Create Monday’s rounds after Monday morning physicians meeting
  • Email daily rounds to physicians and designated staff
  • Email weekend rounds to on call physicians and nurses
  • Friday’s prepare reports by printing each physician’s individual weekly schedule and Sunday’s rounds for Monday morning meeting; take it to MCO conference room
  • Attend Monday morning meeting for patients update from weekend hospital rounds
  • Access hospital web portals to retrieve patient documents ex: factsheets, dictations, surgery reports
  • Fax request to hospital medical records staff that does not have internet access
  • Verify patients’ information from factsheet is correct
  • Verify patients’ insurance via internet or by phone
  • Enter patient demographics into Nextgen
  • Email physicians for any missing information that is required to enter charges
  • Verify and review all charges submitted by physicians are correct
  • Verify correct diagnosis submitted by physician
  • Obtain referral or authorizations for admissions
  • Hands-on knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 coding, HCPCS, revenue codes and terminology for hospital billing
  • Compare procedure reports to procedure charges submitted by physician
  • Convert physician notes into diagnosis using ICD-9 book
  • Convert physician procedure notes into correct CPT codes
  • If physician notes do not match ICD-9 book, use other resources
  • Hold incorrect charges until suggested corrected charges are approved by physician
  • Enter hospital charges daily
  • Notify management for any discrepancies or issues
  • All job functions must be completed with a minimum number of errors
  • Post patient payments for assigned locations

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Assists with special projects as needed
  • Understand and adhere to policies and procedures
  • Accept and incorporate changes or new ideas into daily work
  • Provide service in a responsive, timely and accurate manner to both clients and follow employees
  • Cooperate with team members to accomplish departmental goals
  • Interact professionally with clients and fellow employees

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

• Knowledge of insurance payment processing

• Accuracy and speed in 10-Key and typing

• Ability to read and interpret EOB

• Excellent attention to detail

• Ability to perform routine mathematical calculations

• Ability to maintain confidentiality

• Ability to operate personal computer and CRT

• Ability to maintain accuracy

• Ability to approach problems/decisions analytically

• Ability to work under stressful and fast-paced conditions

• Ability to manage multiple tasks independently

• Ability to operate personal computer with various software programs, including Excel and Microsoft Word

• Recognize priorities and take action; make productive use of time

• Strive to resolve problems and conflicts on his/her own initiative

• Attempt to create new ideas  or new procedures working as part of a group or individually

• Demonstrated service and success in teamwork and consistent high productivity and quality

Oncology Consultants is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Medical Center | Memorial City | Sugar Land | Katy | Willowbrook | Southwest Northwest | West Houston

Apply today. Our short application process takes less than 5 minutes with your phone, tablet or computer.