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Hackensack Meridian Health Billing Analyst, Patient Accounting in Hackensack, New Jersey

Billing Analyst, Patient Accounting

HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Hackensack Requisition #2022-116654 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Address60 Second Street, Hackensack, 07601

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How haveYOUimpacted someone's life today? AtHackensack Meridian Healthour teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

TheBilling Analystis responsible for analysis of the Medical Center's billing functions for all network services. Assists Billing Management with system testing, upgrades, modifications and mandated regulatory changes. Identifies billing issues and recommends possible solutions to increase productivity, maximize cash collections, and improve the revenue cycle.


A day in the life of aBilling Analystat Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Utilizes billing system reports for analysis, identifies trends and developments; presents findings to Billing Management.

  • Assists with the resolution of the billing system and edit issues as they arise. Keeps Manager informed of all system issues and consults for direction as necessary.

  • Performs testing for new or upgraded systems and applications; analyzes actual vs. expected results; performs root causes analysis as necessary; prepares written documentation, spreadsheets, and/or a summary of findings for Management as necessary.

  • Assesses the impact of new billing requirements on the operation and recommends procedural or system changes as necessary. Assists with implementation of automation or other efficiencies upon identification of opportunities.

  • Performs reconciliation of electronic transactions. Identifies errors and performs root cause analysis when rejections are identified; documents results.

  • Performs or assists with specialized billing functions (i.e., list billing, cosmetic, global, research, hard copy attachments, grants); may assist with day to day billing functions when necessary.

  • Provides assistance with maintaining current and accurate written departmental policies and procedures.

  • Evaluates actual vs. planned performance and metrics, presents and communicates possible opportunities.

  • Identifies and suggests resolution for problems involving departments which affect billing productivity or data quality.

  • Maintains accurate notes and electronic documentation of findings; documents requirements, expectations and/or deadlines to ensure accurate and timely completion of tasks.

  • Initiates contact with insurance companies as necessary to investigate or resolve payer/edit issues.

  • Maintains working knowledge of the claims scrubber system (currently ePremis) and the Medical Center's main information system (i.e., Epic).

  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.

  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's degree or 10 years of related experience in Revenue Cycle Operations

  • Minimum two years experience in a healthcare billing office or health insurance claims environment; familiar with common medical billing practices, concepts, and procedures.

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced business office; must be able to coordinate multiple projects with multiple deadlines or changing priorities.

  • Strong attention to and recall for details.

  • Prior experience with an electronic billing system/claims editor.

  • Proficient with computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite; strong Excel skills.

  • Must be highly organized and possess excellent time management skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Prior experience in a Patient Financial Services Department for a University Medical Center/hospital.

  • Extensive understanding of inpatient and outpatient hospital billing practices.

  • Experience with understanding and applying logic to claim rejections, edits, and errors.

  • Experience with Epic, or ePremis/ Assurance.

    If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

    Related Keywords: medical billing, hospital billing, revenue operations, revenue cycle, health insurance, accounts receivable, medical billing specialist, medical billing analyst, claims submission, medicare analyst, medicaid

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Hackensack MeridianHealth(HMH) is a Mandatory COVID-19 and Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

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