• Revenue Cycle Supervisor - Lafayette

    Location : Facility Name
    LHC Group Inc Home Office
    Requisition ID
    2018-22106
    Location : Postal Code
    70508
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Work Schedule
    Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)
    CATEGORY
    ADMINISTRATIVE
    Location : City
    Lafayette
    Location : State/Province
    LA
  • Overview

    LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.


     

     

    Additional Details

    JOB FUNCTIONS

     

    • Accountable and responsible for the timely and accurate preparation and submission of all claims to appropriate pay sources on a regular basis.
    • Ensures compliance with company, departmental, and regulatory policies and procedures. Responsible for coordinating disciplinary actions for broken polices, on an on-going basis.
    • Accountable and responsible for the timely and successful follow-up of all outstanding account balances on regular basis.
    • Develops and manages an established closing schedule and other guidelines/policies and procedures to facilitate billing timeliness on regular basis.
    • Manages the utilization of accounts receivable reports to monitor account balances and establish priorities for collection activities on a regular basis.
    • Maintains appropriate billing records to meet legal and regulatory requirements.
    • Supervises assigned billing and collections personnel; ensures appropriate staffing levels; completes scheduled performance evaluations.
    • Assists in the development and/or revision of departmental job descriptions, duties, and operating procedures.
    • Oversees the day-to-day workflow of the Department and sets priorities for staff.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of procedures to facilitate efficient workflow/paperflow in the Department.
    • Acts as a resource to assigned staff for problem solving difficult accounts, information system issues, and specific training needs. Facilitates training programs. Ensures that problem-solving occurs at the lowest level possible with positive outcomes.
    • Ensures timely tracking of payer changes and keeps appropriate staff notified of changes and/or updates on a regular basis.
    • Manages the posting and reconciliation of third party payments received.
    • Ensures daily and monthly reconciliation of cash posted to cash deposited; resolves any outstanding reconciling items.
    • Prepares any statistical reports as requested by supervisors or upper management on an as needed basis; submits timely.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of all billing policies, rules and regulations, updates appropriate staff of changes in the insurance industry.
    • Acts as a liaison with assigned/select pay sources.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of all Revenue Cycle Management computer systems; acts as a liaison with the software vendor(s) and communicates updates/revisions to appropriate staff.
    • Trains appropriate staff on new software/hardware features; reviews staff understanding/working knowledge of changes.
    • Represents Revenue Cycle Management and actively participates on various external and internal forums, teams, and audits as needed.

    Qualifications

    Formal Education: Associate Degree or certification equivalent
    Experience: 3 years
    License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: No
    Education Requirements
    • Associate degree or certification in business related field required.
    Education Desired
    • Bachelors degree in business or related field.
    Experience Requirements
    • Two years of supervisory experience.
    • Three years of medical revenue cycle management experience.
    Experience Desired
    • Experience with the management of computerized billing systems.
    • Working with PC based software programs.
    Skill Requirements
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Positive customer relations skills.
    • Ability to work effectively as a member of interactive teams.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    Skill Desired
    • Knowledge of rules and regulations governing third party payors.
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).

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