Manager- Business Office in Murfreesboro, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/5/2019

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Job Description

Overview

Manager- Business Office

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

Manage the daily operations of inpatient, outpatient and physician business office functions.  Integrate with financial services to ensure the proper presentation of the financial condition of the facility.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and report on key metrics such as cash collections, days outstanding, unbilled, denials, daily census, etc. in conjunction with the CFO.
  • Establish and maintain controls for all cash collected and posted in patient accounting system.
  • Maintain effective communication with third party insurance carriers to resolve issues that impede cash flow and detract from patient/member satisfaction.
  • Maintain effective communication with the leadership team to ensure that all third party compliance guidelines are met.
  • Select and monitor outside collection vendors engaged in the collection of facility receivables.  Review and balance agency reports to system reports and approve agency invoices.
  • Lead and provide operational directives for all business office activities related to the claims management and collections of the facility 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.
  • Review all statistical reports to monitor trends, determine operational deficiencies and implement corrective action plans as necessary.
  • Work closely with Utilization Review and Admissions staff to ensure proper authorization of patient insurance coverage.
  • May include managing and directing subordinate staff to identify goals and objectives.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Some college or technical school course work preferred. 
  • Minimum 2 years of job related experience preferably in behavioral health. 
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience. 
  • Strong Revenue Cycle technical skills required.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, maintain automobile insurance coverage and have access to an automobile, where facility requires.