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Billing Medical Records Specialist II

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins believes it is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetics products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies.

In over just 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 47,000 staff across a network of more than 900 independent companies in over 50 countries and operating more than 800 laboratories. Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing.

 In 2019, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR € 4.56 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Position Summary:

The Billing Medical Records Specialist II is responsible for appropriately and accurately pulling records for patient care, quality review, and audits in a timely manner.  Observe confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.  Responsible for coordinating the release of medical information to insurance companies, lawyers, state, and federal agencies.    

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Appropriately and accurately pulls records for patient care, quality review, and audits in a timely manner.
  • Complying Federal and 3rd part payor requests for medical records in a timely manner.
  • Observe confidentiality and safeguards all patient related information.
  • Responsible for coordinating the release of medical information to insurance companies, lawyers, state, and federal agencies.
  • Responsible for processing of subpoenas and court orders, at the direction of the Billing Director.
  • Provide excellent customer service while meeting deadlines.
  • Maintain a good working relationship within the department, clients, insurance carriers, and other departments.
  • Report discrepancies related to results, requisitions, and documentation obtained from the client.
  • Ensure completion and recording of documentation.
  • Meet all audit requests within the allotted time frame allowed.
  • Communicate with private practice, facility, and nursing home clients as it relates to medical records needs.
  • Meet daily and monthly departmental productivity goals set forth by management to ensure the company is achieving its financial goals.
  • Notify management of trends identified as needed and at month-end.
  • Responsible for protection, security, and proper handling of all PHI.
  • Proactively communicate and escalate billing issues to billing management
  • Assist with complex special projects and other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Medical terminology knowledge preferred.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Previous hospital experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with HIPAA privacy requirements.

Ability and/or Skills:

  • Knowledge of health information management services.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise creativity, be attentive to detail and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all medical, financial, and legal information.
  • Ability to complete work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner
  • Proficient in the use of computers and common office equipment.
  • Must be energetic, dependable with good attendance and have excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Outlook as well as the ability to learn new applications quickly.
  • Strong attention to detail, accuracy and time management.
  • Proven problem solving skills, along with an ability to quickly comprehend and analyze data.
Additional Information

Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Huntsville, AL are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Company
Eurofins USA
Posted
10/14/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$24,000.00 - 33,000.00
per Year
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Location
Huntsville, AL 35824, US