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Banner Home Medical Equipment is one of the top providers in Maricopa County and Pima County. Services we provide are Respiratory, Sleep and Ventilation services, Photo Therapy, Negative Wound Pressure Therapy, Orthotic and Prosthetics, Durable Medical Equipment, Enteral Nutrition, Ostomy, and Wound Care Supplies. We service over 100,000 customers each year and anticipate additional growth in the coming year. We are accredited by The Compliance Team and have consistently achieved three year certifications for all lines of service. We are excited to announce the impending opening of a new PAP clinic for Banner Home Medical Equipment in Central Phoenix. Join a fast growing post-acute services agency in AZ!
As a Reimbursement Specialist, you will be responsible for obtaining and maintaining all supporting documents required by government agencies and other insurance companies for appropriate reimbursement of home medical equipment. You will be able to identify opportunities and collaborate with team members to maintain quality assurance for Banner HME Reimbursement department. The schedule is Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
Ranked in the top 25 percent of all home care agencies in the United States, Banner Home Care is the largest nonprofit, free-standing home care agency in Arizona. We provide intermittent health care for patients of all ages in the comfort of their home. Our home care team is experienced, compassionate and professional, and the results prove that Banner Home Care measures better than the national and Arizona average in almost all Medicare Quality Compare patient satisfaction results. Banner Hospice have been providing comfort care for the past 10 years in the Phoenix Metro area. The goal is to support quality of life, honor the wishes of patients, maintain the dignity of the individual and support the family through their grieving process. Inpatient Home care is also available for respite care and symptom management. The Banner Hospice Team can provide comfort to the patient and family by alleviating symptoms, by providing meaningful help and by creating an environment to develop lasting final memories.
POSITION SUMMARY This position works as a member of a team to ensure reimbursement for services in a timely and accurate manner. Responsible for obtaining and maintaining all supporting documents required by government agencies and other insurance companies for appropriate reimbursement of home medical equipment. Provides administrative services and assistance. Coordinates processes for an assigned area such as but not limited to claims, transitions, loan closets, selection, validation or billing.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Obtains and maintains physician orders, authorizations, Certificates of Medical Necessity (CMN) and other supporting documents to ensure reimbursement from government agencies and insurance companies for medical equipment services.
2. Attends in-service education and training on policy, procedure, and work related material such as ADR (Medicare - Additional Documentation Request).
3. Acts as an internal resource for qualifying criteria, payment limitations and required documentation. Provides assistance to patient financial services regarding accurate patient account charges. Verifies the accuracy of required documentation. Examines and tracks all orders to ensure proper billing. Verify balances and receipts for all form of payments then completing an End of Day report.
4. Schedules and maintains CMNs and physician's orders for timely delivery and enters completed order into billing system for reimbursement.
5. Research/responds to overdue/delinquent accounts and follows up by mail and/or phone to resolve in a timely manner.
6. Research customer accounts thoroughly and documents appropriately, processes adjustments when services are non-covered or been denied.
7. This position is responsible for Certificates of Medical Necessity, physician orders and documentation for home medical equipment. The incumbent makes final independent decisions on the accuracy of the documentation.
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Skills and abilities normally gained with 2-3 years of experience in patient accounts, pharmacy or equipment intake. This position requires a thorough understanding of regulatory and accreditation requirements of medical equipment and infusion medications for government and third party agencies to ensure compliance and appropriate reimbursement. Requires effective interpersonal skills, with ability to provide effective customer service. Demonstrated organizational and problem solving skills are needed. Ability to keep detailed records regarding equipment and medical records. Ability to communicate effectively. Able to prioritize and organize daily work. Demonstrated ability to use and develop proficiency with computers and office software.
1-2 years of experience in clerical, customer relations and/or customer service departments is preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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