3200- Billing Manager in Providence, RI at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Overview

Billing Manager

Acadia's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, provide care that offer the treatment men and women need to overcome opioid abuse problems.

Acadia's Mission: 

Our mission is to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of specialty behavioral health and addiction disorders.

To our clients, we are committed to the creation of behavioral health centers where people receive individualized and quality care that enables them to regain hope in a supportive, caring environment.

To our employees, we are committed to offering an enviable internal culture and environment that encourages and supports both professional and personal growth that you are proud of.

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Leads, trains and motivates a team of employees within the Central Business Office (CBO). This is a key role in the organization that is central to the success of the business office and company goals.

Responsibilities
  • Assist in implementing the day-to-day functions of the Billing department
  • Oversee and streamline billing and accounts receivable processes
  • Implement written policies and procedures that govern billing and accounts receivable functions
  • Plan and implement quality assurance for all processes
  • Special program/billing planning and implementation
  • Conduct routine staff meetings regarding billing planning and implementations
  • Assist in standardizing the methods in which work will be accomplished
  • Assist with the implementation of a new systems (if/when needed)
  • Assist in preparing financial and statistical reports as directed and ensure that the billing team has performed month end closing procedure within the established timeframe.
  • Trend open accounts receivable and work with staff to ensure accounts receivable is being worked.
  • Assist in preparing monthly financial statements to include preparing monthly balance sheets, income reports, etc as required/directed
  • Proven ability to perform strategic planning and priority setting for the Billing Team.
  • Work with the team to develop systems and processes to improve processes and procedures.
  • Assigns and allocates resources as required to ensure goals for aging and receivables are met.
  • Assists with Medical Billing Job Duties as needed which may include: Track, fix, re-bill and follow-up on unpaid claims; Contact insurance companies regarding denials; Verify Insurance; Send medical records for claims as well as insurance audit; Post charges; Work up accounts for refunds; Appeal claims if necessary; Assist patients with billing and account questions in a professional manner; Arrange payment plans according to company policy.
  • Ensure staff perform month end closing procedure within the established timeframe and assist as needed.
  • Directing work, resolving conflict and fostering a healthy team work environment.
  • Work in coordination with other Senior Billing Managers, Billing Managers and Director to ensure that all processes are consistent throughout the team.
  • Maintains current knowledge of coding guidelines through the use of CPT, HCPCS II and ICD-9/10 materials.
  • Responsibilities include interviewing and selecting candidates that align with company culture and values.
  • Operates in a liaison capacity with the field operations and outside vendors, partners et al
  • Handles external inquiries such as audits, surveys etc.
  • Responsible for and maintains standards of company policies and procedures to ensure compliance and standardization at office level.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

• Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• 3 recent years of experience in healthcare medical billing, required.

• 3 years of Management/Supervisory experience, required.

• Proven track record for improving process efficiencies and problem solving

• Strong leadership skills with an ability to motivate direct reports

• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple assignments concurrently