This position serves as the primary contact and liaison between the professional billing office and OHSU/HMC/MCMC/Adventist department billing/coding staff and providers. Analysts are responsible for ensuring efficient and effective professional billing processes are in place and serve as the immediate contact for professional billing issue escalation and resolution. Responsibilities include maintaining a comprehensive understanding of professional billing workflows, eligible charges, claims requirements, and billing activity. Analysts are responsible for evaluating program financial performance and providing oral and written recommendations to department leadership for informed decision making; active participation in the development and expansion of department business operations; request and supervise technical build requirements; and provide monthly financial reporting, assessment and presentation.
Bachelor degree in Health Care Administration or Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Four or more years experience in a health care, medical billing and/or insurance environment
Experience with health care billing operations, including knowledge of payer denials, denial management, managed care contract policies and HIPAA regulations
Strong analytical skills to drive improvement in departments revenue cycle
Public speaking skills and the ability to present detailed financial information
Must be able to work with a diverse team and customer base under strict confidentiality and deadline pressures
Advanced multi-tasking and organizational skills; excellent communication, both written and verbal, and listening skills are required
Proficiency with standard office equipment and software including Microsoft Office Suite. High aptitude in Microsoft Excel
Knowledge of Health Information Systems including Epic billing system and reporting software, such as Business Objects or Webi.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Masters in related field
3 years recent experience working for an Academic Medical Center
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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