Ascension Health Lab Billing Representative in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

We Are Hiring

Rep - Lab Billing - Lab Administration 001 - Full-Time Days - CSM Hospital Milwaukee - Milwaukee, WI

Why Join Ascension?

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit www.ascension.org/wisconsin. We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Columbia St. Mary's-WI, you will have the opportunity to be the initial contact for the public. You will handleinquiries, completecorrespondence, acceptprivate payments and postcash on a daily basis.

You will:

  • Maintains/portrays a professional/knowledgeable atmosphere for dealing with the public on a daily basis. Maintains patient confidentiality.

  • Accurately posts payments received. Produces receipts as required.

  • Scans documents including correspondence and Explanation of Benefits (EOB).

  • Answers incoming phone calls. Documents patient inquiries on the electronic patient account.

  • Coordinates and validates claims transmitted to ensure edit criteria is met. Takes appropriate action to follow up when claims fail. Communicates and resolves errors and locates missing information.

  • Translates verbiage to ICD-9/10 codes for proper claim submission.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • Related experience in the medical field preferred. Knowledge of medical terminology, insurance concepts, CPT, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

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