UofL Physicians

  • Research Billing Coordinator

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Job ID
    2018-6848
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Billling/Collections
    Department
    UMC-UMC
  • Overview

    The research billing coordinator position is responsible for facilitating the UMC departmental review process to help determine the impact to operations in affected areas and to help ensure all costs are identified and any concerns are addressed early in the facility review process.  The position also coordinates the monthly accounting and reporting of research services and related accounts receivable, including patient accounting and the additional administrative tasks that our clinical service lines must complete per research protocol requirements.

    Responsibilities

    • Review daily reports of research subject registrations and subject activity reported by clinical researchers and match those to patient encounters to place holds for charge review and scrubbing prior to claims processing.
    • Review patient charges and/or orders, coverage analysis, protocol, consent, and budget for research subjects encounters to determine which items need to be removed from carrier claims.
    • Work with researchers and patient accounting/revenue cycle to ensure research subject encounters are identified and appropriate condition code & NCT# is provided for claims submitted to insurance carriers
    • Remove research-related charges from claims and add to queue to bill researchers
    • Work with clinical researchers to resolve inquiries regarding services provided to research subjects
    • Bill research subject charges and pharmacy and administrative fees monthly
    • Follow up on outstanding bills
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

     

    Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

     

    Associate degree in business, medical coding a plus. Years of experience can be substituted for formal degree.

     

    Experience (required and preferred):

     

    Experience in healthcare finance, revenue cycle, coding or accounting. 2-4 years of experience in research administration is preferred.

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