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University Of Colorado Medicine Medical Billing and Claims Follow-Up Specialist in Aurora, Colorado

CU Medicine is dedicated to providing healthcare and administrative support tothe University Of Colorado School Of Medicine's nearly 3,000 providers.While CU Medicine is not currently hiring for this position, we areaccepting applications and will keep information on file for review whenhiring resumes.We have a variety of opportunities for experienced medical billers to supportand collaborate with partners at University of Colorado Hospital andChildren's Hospital Colorado. All positions will be responsible for thefollow up on unpaid or rejected insurance claims for assigned carriers andwill work with insurance companies, physicians, and/or staff to resolveaccount issues. The Medical Billing and Claims Follow-up Specialist will: Respond to inquiries from insurance carriers, via telephone, email orfax and demonstrate a high level of customer service. Pursue reimbursement from carriers by placing phone calls and recordingall contact in an electronic tracking system to ensure progress is made onoutstanding accounts. Coordinate third party collections and work toward the successfulreduction in outstanding balances for assigned divisions or projects. Identify and respond to patterns of denials or billing practices andperform complex account investigation as needed to achieve resolution. Review and resolve uncollected accounts and prepare charge corrections. Appeal carrier denials through review of coding, contracts, andmedical records. Verify patient benefit eligibility/coverage and research ICD-10diagnosis and CPT treatment codes as needed Advise management of any trends regarding insurance denials in an effortto identify problems with particular payers. Complete required reports and assist with special projects as assigned.A few of the many reasons CU Medicine. is a great place to work: Structure of work allows individuals to develop skills in a high volumeenvironment with the opportunity for exposure to 20+ specialty areas Monthly reviews allow for a clear understanding of your performance leveland the opportunity to visualize your success Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and collaborative environment whereexcellence is recognized and rewardedRequires a high school diploma and a minimum of 1-2 years hands-on experiencein a fast-paced medical billing environment. Must have previous experience ina healthcare setting. Familiarity with CPT and ICD-10 is also required; CPCcertification is a plus. Strong communication skills and attention to detailare necessary. Must have solid PC and application skills. The ability tohandle a very high volume of work with speed and accuracy is essential.Proven ability in collections and negotiation is highly preferred. The abilityto understand and apply contract language to billing is key.All applications MUST be submitted via our website.CU Medicine is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for ourstaff and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct backgroundinvestigations for all prospective employees prior to their employment.Additionally, drug and health screenings may be required for some positions.We are an equal opportunity employer.CU Medicine supports a Tobacco Free Workplace Environment which prohibitssmoking and the use of tobacco products on UPI property, Anschutz MedicalCampus and adjacent business locations.