Hospice Business Office Specialist

Amedisys Inc.

Job Description
What You Will Do: Responsible for performance of various clerical and billing duties including but not limited to accurate data input, maintenance of patient medical records, answering multi-line office phones. * Inputs patient visit data from paper visit verification into the billing system to ensure accurate and timely billing and payroll processes. * Input/generation of client data into HomeCare HomeBase with attention to detail and high level of accuracy for admissions and re-certifications. * Maintains tracking system for physicians' orders to maintain compliance in the billing processes. * Notifies Director of Operations or designee as needed when documentation is delinquent from staff. * Copies and distributes completed admission and patient information and all signed orders to appropriate staff.6.Responsible for pulling medical records and printing claims for billing review each billing cycle. * Assists with checking of billing frequencies and orders every billing period. * Assembles and organizes forms for admission packets, discharge packets, and post-hospital admission packets. * Assembles new admission charts to import to EMR. * Maintains security of patient records in locked files. * Maintains filing of medical records, physicians' orders, lab reports, progress notes, and clinical notes on active and discharged patients in EMR. * Conducts clerical audit on discharged charts and processes according to company policy. * Tracks and maintains log of Medicaid and funding source records and orders. * Performs verification and ongoing monitoring of Medicaid authorizations, approvals, and visits as directed. * Assists the Clinical Manager or designee with payor follow-ups, as needed. * Maintains office and medical supply inventory. * Maintains ongoing scheduling of patient visits. * Performs general office duties including, but not limited to, answering the telephones, greeting visitors, and handling the incoming/outgoing mail. * Performs other duties as assigned. Required: * High school diploma or equivalent. * Two (2 ) years' general office experience, with one (1 ) of those years having experience data entry or word processing functions Preferred: * Some medical terminology or health care industry experience