EDI Claims Filing Specialist in Brentwood, TN at Parallon

Date Posted: 6/26/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Parallon believes that organizations that continuously learn and improve will thrive. That's why, after more than a decade, Parallon remains dedicated to helping hospitals and hospital systems operate knowledgeably, intelligently, effectively and efficiently in the rapidly evolving healthcare marketplace, today and in the future. 

As one of the healthcare industry's leading providers of business and operational services, Parallon is uniquely equipped to provide a broad spectrum of customized services in the areas of revenue cycle, purchasing, supply chain, technology, workforce management and consulting. 

Parallon's purpose is simple. We serve and enable those who care for and improve human life in their communities.  



Electronic Data Interchange Claims Filing Specialist

Job Summary – The Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Claims Filing Specialist is responsible for ensuring claims are successfully and accurately submitted to payors electronically or via paper, while ensuring all required and requested documentation is provided. 

Supervisor – EDI Manager

Supervises – None

Duties (included but not limited to)
•Review and prepare claims in compliance with departmental policies and procedures in order to file with payors either manually or electronically
•Accurately correct billing and clearinghouse errors in order to submit claims to payors
•Appropriately research and/or forward any payor filing requirements needing additional information to accurately resolve, including updating the filing method
•Responsible for working daily reconciliations to ensure all claims are accounted for between the billing system, work queue system, and clearinghouse
•Review correspondence received and perform appropriate action to resolve
•Meet and maintain established departmental performance metrics for production and quality
•Maintain working knowledge of workflow, systems, and tools used in the department
•Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”
•Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, utilizing proper punctuation and correct spelling
•Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations
•Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients, and external parties
•PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
•Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures, and systems
•Basic skills - demonstrates ability to organize, perform and track multiple tasks accurately in short timeframes; able to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple demands; able to work both independently and collaboratively as a team player; demonstrates adaptability, analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail; and able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, and transcribe accurately

Education
High school diploma or GED required

Experience
Minimum one year related healthcare experience in medical claims billing, both paper and electronic, preferred. Relevant education may substitute experience requirement.

Certificate/License
None

Physical Demands / Working Conditions– Requires prolonged sitting/standing, some bending, stooping, walking and stretching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports or other information. Requires lifting papers/boxes and pushing/pulling up to 25 pounds occasionally. Work is performed in an office environment or hospital setting. Work may be stressful at times. Contact may involve dealing with angry or upset people. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

OSHA Category– The normal work routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues (although situations can be imagined or hypothesized under which anyone, anywhere, might encounter potential exposure to body fluids). Persons who perform these duties are not called upon as part of their employment to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid, or to be potentially exposed in some other way.