Bancroft NeuroHealth

  • Billing Specialist 2

    Job Locations US-NJ-Cherry Hill
    Requisition ID
    2018-4457
    Category
    Corporate and Support Services
    Status
    Full Time
  • Overview

    Bancroft is a leading service-provider for children and adults with autism, other intellectual or developmental disabilities or those in need of neurological rehabilitation.

    We provide a full continuum of highly effective services — for people of all ages and every level of abilities — based on best practices and scientifically proven techniquesOur services include special education, vocational training, supported employment, structured day programs, group home and apartment programs both on-campus and in the community, short-term behavioral stabilization services for children, and in-home and outpatient rehabilitation services.

    As a nonprofit organization, we are solely committed to supporting people with special needs and their families, to help make it One World. For Everyone.

     

    Bancroft is currently seeking a Billing Specialist II

    Responsibilities

    Performs daily billing and collection activities to contribute to efficient and service-oriented Business Office. Become proficient and responsible for payer/funder billing guidelines, contract terms, and billing submissions date deadlines. Continually look for innovative system enhancements for workflows and task. Consistently review and reduce AR to meet departmental metrics. Strive to meet departmental monthly cash metrics. Provide support to Business Office supervisor and manager with daily billing and collection operations. Maintain overall knowledge of financial system functions. Monitor person served profiles i.e. rep payee, days absent.

     

     

    Essential Responsibilities:

    1. In accordance with established billing and collection procedures and general ledger revenue code assignments, performs a variety of activities to collect and document cash receipts due to the organization on a timely basis and to minimize outstanding accounts. Obtains information necessary; e.g., current census and Program attendance data, from Program Managers and Program Directors to bill each person served in specific Programs.

    2. Updates specific program data on record in Business Office; e.g., new admissions, discharges, payments, education and residential allotments, account numbers, etc., as continually provided by Program Managers and Program Directors to ensure the maintenance of accurate and complete billing and collection records. This would be accomplished either manually or with automation.

    3. Generates bills to persons served/funders based on established rate schedules for services rendered in specific programs. Appropriately applies discounts, special funding arrangements, etc. to accurately reflect payments due to the organization.

    4. Maintains calendar tickler system or automated flow to follow-up on pre-determined payment arrangements; communicates with source funders to ensure timely payments; monitors payments received and updates billing and collection records appropriately.

    5. Interacts with representatives of persons served, third-party payers/source funders, trustees, parents, guardians, etc., regarding delinquent accounts and takes appropriate follow-up actions to include assignment to collection agencies, special adjustments, and/or write-offs. Coordinates the collection process for outstanding cash receipts with supervisor/manager to minimize outstanding accounts. 

    Qualifications

    Education & Experience:

    • High school diploma or equivalent required plus a minimum of 3 years of business office or related healthcare experience, preferably within a physicians’ office hospital setting, education, and residential billing.
    • BA in a related field preferred.
    • Experience with CoCentrix a plus.
    • The successful applicant will be proficient in Excel, and other Microsoft Applications, including Word and Outlook. 

    EEO Statement

    Bancroft is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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