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Business Office Director in Sunset, LA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/10/2019

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Overview

            Business Office Director

Acadiana Addiction Center began in 2004.  It quickly established itself as a treatment facility whose programs provided some of the most effective treatment in south Louisiana. 

Acadiana Addiction Center provides a peaceful environment for our unique residential program. We are unique and what makes us unique is the involvement of the patient’s family.  Over the past few years, Acadiana Addiction Center has improved its property, inside and out, and its programs. The staff has grown and a core group of individuals choose to remain with us because of our family-like work environment. The patient is a part of the “family” and the care of our patients is paramount.

Position Summary:

The Business Office Director will report to the CFO and be responsible for managing all aspects of billing and collecting patient accounts. This position provides direction to business office staff including Financial Counseling, Billing, Collections and Data Entry. Works closely with CFO to achieve facility goals for AR days and Collections.

Responsibilities
  • Monitors and reports on key metrics such as cash collections, days outstanding, unbilled, denials, etc., in conjunction with the CFO.
  • Establishes and maintains controls for all cash collected and posted in Patient Accounting system.
  • Maintains effective communication with third party insurance carriers to resolve issues that impede cash flow and detract from patient/member satisfaction.
  • Maintains effective communication with the leadership team to ensure that all third party compliance guidelines are met.
  • Selects and monitors outside collection vendors engaged in the collection of facility receivables. Reviews and balances agency reports to facility; system reports and approves agency invoices.
  • Leads and provides operational directives for all Business office activities related to the claims management and collections of the facility's receivables and ensures timely, efficient cash collections to support the overall financial goals of the facility.
  • Define and provide the necessary support and leadership to achieve departmental goals and objectives.
  • Reviews all statistical reports to monitor trends and determine operational deficiencies and implements corrective action plans as necessary.

Job Requirements

  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience with inpatient billing in a management capacity.
  • HMS and financial counseling experience preferred.
  • Outpatient experience required.
  • Business Degree preferred.
  • Strong management and leadership experience required.