Processes corrections to claims accurately and in a timely manner. Assists with claim inquiries while maintaining production and quality standards in accordance with department processing standards of monitoring back outs greater than one year.
Performs detailed research and reprocessing of AHCCCS, Medicare (Special Needs Plan) and commercial claims using a back out function in IDX. The back out function takes the original claim and produces a replacement claim number. The claim is reprocessed on the replacement claims according to the nature of the request.
Reviews and reprocesses AHCCCS, Medicare, and Commercial Provider requests via Customer Care Calls.
Trouble shoots, identifies, and resolves special handling requirements related to pricing, contracting, and system issues.
Serves as liaison with between departments such as Network Development, Medical Management, Finance and IS to research and rework projects submitted.
Reviews and reports all types of claims that are reprocessed into the claims adjustment database. Information is used to identify trends and to implement front end processes that will reduce rework.
Coordinates and submits projects to the Claims Systems team that can be reprocessed by auto adjudicating the claims through an electronic process in IDX.
Researches and/or reprocesses special, high profile, expedited projects from Grievance and Appeals, finance and Network Development.
Knowledge, skills and abilities as normally obtained through two years of experience in medical billing. Knowledge of Health Plan policies, AHCCCS, Commercial and Medicare rules and regulations, IDX system. Knowledge of CPT-4, ICD-9, and HCPCS codes and knowledge of CMS 1500 and/or UB04 forms.
Requires good interpersonal skills and strong decision making and organizational skills. Excellent customer service skills, strong analytical, and written and verbal communication skills required. Ability to work and prioritize multiple tasks and to use Microsoft Word and Excel required. Working knowledge of all claim form types to include 1500 professional forms and UB facility forms.
Two years of experience processing claims with IDX platform.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: 253352
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