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What You Will be doing in this Role:
Under general supervision and following established practices, policies, and guidelines, provides payments indexing and posting to Patient Financial Services, performing duties which may include preparing, indexing, and posting payments, performing daily reconciliation, processing payment transfers, etc. Position at this level requires a working knowledge in specialized functions and general knowledge of the Revenue Cycle, including hospital billing and collection practices. Incumbents are expected to independently handle and resolve routine, common occurrence questions and problems following established policies and procedures. This position may be cross trained in other Revenue Cycle functions and provide back-up coverage. In this role you will demonstrate:
Basic knowledge of basic accounting principles and healthcare billing and collection practices.
Detailed knowledge of Medical terminology and coding (ICD, CPT, HCPCS, procedure, bill type, diagnosis, and revenue codes).
Detailed knowledge and understanding of regulatory and CSHS policies and procedures governing billing and collections.
Understanding of payor contracts.
Successful completion of PRMPT 1.
Ability to understand and analyze different bill types and their purpose and or billing process as needed.
Ability to perform relevant mathematical calculations.
Has computer competency including MS office, Web/Vs, Emdeon and CS-Link.
Excellent verbal and written communication.
Professional and courteous demeanor.
Detail and problem-solving aptitude.
Prioritizes, organizes work, and complete assignments in a timely and accurate manner.
Typing 40 to 45 wpm (45 to 50 wpm preferred).
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks frequently and with short timelines, to prioritize and organize work, and to complete assignments in a timely, accurate manner.
Ability to work and communicate well with others. Demonstrated customer service skills.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major t...eaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.