Clinical Review Specialist - Medical Billing Review
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As a Clinical Review Specialist, you will monitor and/or review medical bills for cost containment and perform audits of hospital bills or other institutional bills. You will serve as liaison with the medical community, advise staff on ways to control costs, and negotiate rates for medical services and supplies. You will directly interact with the bill payment team on quality, production, and training issues and be responsible for compilation of a detailed summary and analysis of medical records and recommendations on the medical management of submitted cases.
- Perform hospital bill review including desk and on-site hospital bill auditing; provides recommendations on appropriate payment of medical bills and posts files to explain adjustments.
- Negotiate fees with providers, hospitals, and extended care facilities and maintains current database for new medical trends and unscheduled procedures along with specific jurisdictional fee schedules.
- Review incoming medical bills and/or analyzes product and general liability.
- Maintain current database including log of monthly activity on all reviewed cases from assignment to completion.
- Analyze medical records related to the case files referred and makes recommendations as to the compensability of medical care provided.
- Provide assistance on medical arbitration.
- Prepare and submits dispute resolutions to appropriate state agencies.
*This position is a range posting, grades 12-13 dependent on candidates' experience and qualifications.*
- Degree from an accredited nursing school required (prefer Bachelor of Science in Nursing or a B.S. in a related field).
- Minimum 3-5 years of clinical nursing experience; prefer previous orthopedic, hospital, or rehab care experience.
- Must have a minimum of 2 years of utilization review or relevant bill auditing experience for a total of 5-7 years of work experience.
- Must have current unrestricted registered nurse (R.N.) license in the state where the position is based.
- Must also have and maintain an AAPC (American Academy of Professional Coders) coding certification, such as CPC, CPC-H or RHIA.
- Ability to analyze medical records and medical coding, make sound nursing judgments, and accurately document activities.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills in order to effectively communicate with medical professionals, medical bill review staff, claims staff, state agencies, and others. Good negotiation skills to effectively negotiate fees with medical providers.
- Demonstrates effective training and mentoring skills. Ability to handle multiple and conflicting priorities.
- Advanced typing skills and proficiency using common software applications such as Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, and Outlook).
- Advanced knowledge of state, local and federal laws related to health care delivery and billing preferred.