Swedish Medical Center Insurance Representative I in Seattle, Washington
Swedish Medical Group is looking for an Insurance Representative I (1.0 FTE, Days) to work for Central Business Services in Seattle, WA.
The Insurance Representative I plays a vital role on the Central Business Services team, demonstrating the Swedish values of patient-centered care and service; respect, caring and compassion; teamwork and partnership; continuous learning and improvement; and leadership.
In this position you will:
Post private payments, insurance payments, disallows and/or denials to appropriate patient accounts
Ensure patient satisfaction through timely and effective patient account maintenance including assistance with billing, third-party payments, adjustments, information verification and record maintenance
Re-submit claims to government agencies, medical service bureaus and insurance companies ensuring that accounts are billed appropriately
Audit charges to ensure accurate procedure codes, billing data and patient information is submitted
Trace errors, record adjustments to proper accounts and determine the appropriate destination for unidentified funds
Ensure accurate account information in all billing areas and updates the system when billing information is incorrect or missing
Initiate claims for billing to secondary insurance companies for coordination of benefits
Ensure deposits balance to posting and resolves any discrepancies
Resolve unidentifiable payments from agencies in an appropriate manner
Effectively process third-party payer and patient over payments
Required qualifications for this position include:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
1 year insurance payment posting experience in a health care environment
General knowledge of bookkeeping, basic accounting and familiarity with medical billing and medical insurance industry practices
General knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes
Analytical, interpersonal and communication skills required
Proficient with MS Office Suite programs
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to details
Typing skills of 35 wpm
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Experience with EPIC
About Swedish Medical Group:
Swedish Medical Group (SMG) is a successful, performance-driven division of Swedish Health Services, the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area. The SMG network includes more than 900 providers across 108 primary care and specialty care clinics.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Billing/Insurance
Work Locations: Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104
Req ID: 218229