Rush University Medical Center  Billing and Data Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Billing and Data Analyst

Department: PERIOPERATIVE & INTERVENTIONAL SERVICES

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty: Billing

Job Number: 2018-3415

Job Description:

Billing Coordinator and Data Analyst

The Billing Coordinator is responsible for all billing activities related to patient services provided by Perioperative and Interventional Services.

Position Highlights:

This includes the organizing, compiling and scanning of billing documentation, assignment of charge codes and amounts and performance of computer charge entry and posting of Epic logs for all patient services rendered by the Operating Room, Endoscopy, Cardiac Catherization Lab, Electrophysiology, Interventional Radiology, Neuroendovascular Lab, Anesthesia, Post Anesthesia Recovery, Neurophyiological Monitoring, Procedure Room and ECT. Assures that any discrepant, missing or inconsistent billing data is reconciled prior to the posting of logs and that all charges are entered in an accurate manner within the time guidelines established by the Medical Center.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collects previous day’s individual OR records (OR label verification sheet, count sheet, case cart form, Intra-operative Nursing Record, Neurophysiological charge sheet and Purchase order number request if applicable) and recovery log sheets.

  • Organizes OR label verification sheet, count sheet, case cart form, Intra-operative Nursing Record, Neurophysiological charge sheet and Purchase order number request if applicable for each surgery.

  • Pocesses purchase order requests, calls vendor representatives to request purchase order requests when not provided the day following surgery, copies request, verifies patient charges against purchase order requests, documents purchase order request on designated spreadsheet and faxes a copy of the purchase order request log and individual purchase order request document to purchasing.

  • Reviews implanted items and wasted items, looks up appropriate charge for open code items using Materials Management spreadsheets or information supplied by the vendor, identifies appropriate cost, determines marked up price and enters appropriate pricing and EAP code in the patient log.

  • Files and maintains organized departmental billing records and related support documentation.

  • Collects, organizes and processes Endoscopy charges on a daily basis. Prints daily Endoscopy schedule and patient reports not already printed by physician. Reads patient procedure report, records appropriate CPT, EAP and supply charge codes on charge sheet. Separates HIM documents, physician billing forms and hospital billing forms and attaches appropriate documentation to each to be distributed to the appropriate areas.

  • Enters charges in Epic charge router. Delivers Endoscopy folders, reconciled schedule, outstanding information sheet and physician billing information to Endoscopy area. Reviews incomplete cases from previous days to see if it has been completed and if charges can be processed. Reviews requests and corrects charge from audit regarding Endoscopy procedure charges.

  • Collects, organizes and processes NIV charges on a daily basis. Prints daily Omnicell transactions. Matches Omnicell transactions against patient log and patient account. Sends any discrepancies to the appropriate staff for correction or clarification

  • Records any log discrepancies on designated spreadsheet and distributes information to appropriate person for correction.

  • Reviews and posts any Epic logs from previous days cases.

  • Reviews and posts any Epic logs from previous days that had discrepancies and are now corrected.

  • Prints daily report that shows outstanding logs and records explanation as to why Epic log is not posted.

  • Notifies Purchasing personnel via spreadsheet of any items that need cost data update.

  • Separates, organizes and prepares medical records within the department for scanning.

  • Scans all records and appropriately creates and labels files within shared drive for record retention

  • Completes other tasks as assigned.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Candidates must have a high school diploma

  • Two years college preferred.

  • Typing skills of at least 60 wpm

  • Medical terminology, 3 years billing or medical coding experience and a working knowledge of computer systems.

  • This position requires a good working knowledge of clinical procedures, well-developed organizational skills, strong problem solving ability, strong attention to detail with a high level of accuracy and able to communicate in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Ranked among the top 20 “Best Places to Work” by Indeed.

  • Rush University Medical Center received five stars in a quality rating system by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rush University Medical Center is the only five-star academic medical center in the Chicago area.

  • Rush University Medical Center has been named a top teaching hospital by The Leapfrog Group. Rush is one of 36 hospitals to receive this designation, and one of two in Illinois.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

  • As one of the most popular cities in the nation, Chicago is a cultural, historical and diverse city. Chicago in known for its sports teams, museums and vibrant theater community.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.