CO Charge Entry Specialist

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
General Summary:

Responsible for processing of bills for professional services rendered. Responsible for verification of registration information in JHM and JHU/ PBS billing applications. Handle adjustments and account inquiries. Identify charge entry issues and assist in the resolution of claim edits.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Procedural Knowledge:

  • Gathers and verifies all information required to produce a clean claim including special billing procedures that may be defined by a payer or contract.
  • Verifies registration information in the IDX system, applying knowledge of medical insurance coverage to enter and edit registration as necessary.
  • Enters charges into IDX billing system in a timely and accurate manner following established policies and procedures. Compares amounts to source documents and calculates amounts for totals.
  • Posts time of service payments.
  • Reviews various edit lists and takes appropriate action to correct incomplete claims.
  • Makes account adjustments where appropriate.

Technical Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge and compliance of HIPAA rules and regulations in the dissemination of patient Protected Health Information (PHI).
  • Recognizes and determines proper charge entry sequence to produce accurate and complete claims.
  • Recognizes limited diagnoses for each procedure.
  • Questions incomplete or inaccurate vouchers and notifies supervisor when appropriate.
  • Handles patient and central billing office inquiries courteously and knowledgeably.
  • Working knowledge of JHU/ PBS Billing Applications.

Professional & Personal Development:

  • Participate in on-going educational activities.
  • Assist in the training of staff.
  • Keep current of industry changes by reading assigned material on work related topics.
  • Complete three days of training annually.

Service Excellence:

  • Must adhere to Service Excellence Standards.
  • Customer Relations
  • Self-Management
  • Teamwork
  • Communications
  • Ownership/Accountability
  • Continuous Performance Improvement

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: HS/GED required.

Experience:
  • One year experience in a medical billing or similar specialty environment required.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, CPT codes and diagnosis coding required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills required.
  • Ability to use various billing and patient information computer systems preferred.
  • Knowledge of various payer processing and submission guidelines preferred.
Additional education beyond minimum experience qualifications may substitute for required experience to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.

Minimum Skills & Abilities: Able to operate basic office equipment, e.g. photo copier, fax machine, scanner, PC, telephone, etc.

Classified Title:Charge Entry Specialist
Working Title: CO Charge Entry Specialist
Role/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OC
Starting Salary Range:$13.36 - $18.41
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10003403-SOM Neuro Production Unit Billing
Personnel area: School of Medicine

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
Important legal information
http://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm

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