Business Office Director in Magee, MS at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 10/8/2020

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Millcreek of Magee

Business Office Director

As a leader in the field of behavioral health, Millcreek of Magee has a long legacy of excellence in providing care for emotionally disabled and developmentally delayed children and adolescents in Mississippi. Having been in operation for more than 30 years, we are the largest private provider for children and adolescents in the state. Millcreek operates several different facilities including a psychiatric residential treatment facility (PRTF), an intermediate care facility for children with intellectual disabilities (ICF/IID) and several therapeutic group homes. Additionally, we provide school-based services with our day treatment programs in different areas throughout the state.

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.

  • 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.

Position Requirements:

  • Business degree required, MBA preferred.
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience with outpatient billing in a management capacity.
  • IP PRTF/RTC billing is preferred.
  • Experience with billing multiple state Medicaid and managing Medicaid payors
  • HMS and financial counseling experience preferred.
  • Business Degree preferred.
  • Strong management and leadership experience required.

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