Billing Manager

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Mercer Medicine (Health/Medical Services)

Position Title

Billing Manager

Department

Mercer Medicine

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

21-240

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

The Medical Billing Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day billing activities through the oversight of the billing/coding staff and making day-to-day decisions. This position is responsible for understanding and coding all procedures within regulatory mandates; performs analysis of the billing departments and develops and implements improvements plans to enhance daily operations; and assists with following up on insurance claims and submits appeals as needed. This position is responsible for directing and coordinating the overall functions of the billing and coding department and staff to ensure maximization of cash flow while improving patient, physician, and other customer relations. The Medical Billing Manager position requires the ability to produce and present detailed billing activity reports and is able to provide necessary training to enhance team performances and billing processes. Accomplishes task in a team oriented manner.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Healthcare Administration, or related field is required, along with at least three years of prior experience working in medical billing, which must include prior supervisory experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

The successful candidate must have: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of stakeholders including but not limited to providers, billing staff, patients and Mercer Medicine leadership
  • Ability to build and lead a team
  • Experience in streamlining processes and project management preferred
  • Knowledge of third-party reimbursement procedures
  • Coding (CPT, ICD-9 and ICD-10) knowledge
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure and balance multiple, competing priorities
  • High level of independence and initiative
Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?
2. Do you have prior supervisory experience?
3. Describe your prior supervisory experience.

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

Mercer University recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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