Over 46 million Americans lack access to primary health care. To ensure that the underserved get the health care they need, planning for Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) began as a community-based grass-roots concern in 1996.The primary purpose of GEFCC is to provide comprehensive medical care to individuals in the greater Elgin community, especially those who:+ Have No Source of Medical Insurance+ Are Medicaid or Medicare Recipients+ Are AllKids and FamilyCare Recipients Opened in the summer of 2001, Greater Elgin Family Care Center is able to serve any individual or family needing health care and a medical home. Currently providing care at 26 different locations including schools, churches, and Elgin Community College.
This position is responsible for electronically billing all third party patient claims, including processing rejections, posting insurance payments, performing monthly patient statement billing and itemized billings as requested.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Timely and accurate data entry of payments received from third party payers.
Timely processing of all rejected and denied claims submitted to third party payers.
Ability to work with EOB or EOP
CPT AND ICD 10
Reconciles daily cash receipts from insurance carriers with database and submit to supervisor every night.
Enters pertinent patient information in the Health Center database completely and accurately.
Assists finance department with clerical support.
Uses problem solving skills to follow up on commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid denials.
Answers phones when necessary.
Reports to all scheduled work sites and shifts on time and fully prepared to engage in all job responsibilities; location of work sites and shifts will change at the discretion of the supervisor.
Engages in all offered training, consultations and supervisions made available. Fully and professionally respond to and implement directives and advice offered by all supervisory and training personnel, as well as professionally offered feedback from coworkers.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School graduate/G.E.D. required.
AHEMA certification preferred
One year prior billing experience preferred.
Customer service orientation.
Bi-Lingual (Spanish) strongly preferred.
Must be able to respond to patients with non-judgmental empathy.
Must be able to maintain confidentiality of services.
Greater Elgin Family Care Center (GEFCC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization serving the medically uninsured, underinsured and publicly insured residents of Elgin, Streamwood, Sycamore and McHenry, Illinois, and surrounding communities. GEFCC is currently accredited through the Joint Commission and provides comprehensive medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare.Currently, GEFCC offers:- Well C...hild Care- Physicals and Immunizations- Sick Care- Child, Adolescent & Adult Psychiatry/Behavioral Health- Chronic Disease Management- Women's Health Care, Including OB- Preventive Care Services- Specialty Clinics- Specialty Education- Laboratory Testing- Diagnostic Testing- WIC Services- Medical Case Management- Family Case Management- Preventive and Restorative Oral Health Care.