Satellite Healthcare is a successful, nonprofit organization that has improved the lives of people living with kidney disease since 1973. We earn our national reputation for excellent patient care each day by offering a complete range of dialysis therapy choices, personalized clinical services, and unparalleled wellness education.
Satellite Healthcare provides expert, personalized kidney care at over 80 centers across the U.S. as well as at acute dialysis locations in California and Texas. Learn more about Satellite Healthcare at www.satellitehealth.com.
The Assistant Director, Reimbursement is responsible for the overall management of the Accounts Receivable (AR) department. This includes ensuring accurate and timely billing of patient services (e.g. In-Center Dialysis, Home Dialysis, Acute), maintenance of AR computer system reconciliation of Accounts Receivable reports to the general ledger, supervision of Accounts Receivable staff, etc.
Essential Functions: The essential functions listed are not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. All employees must work in accordance with Satellite's I-CARE Standards.
Oversee the billing, collection, authorization, self-pay and cash flow functionalities within the AR Department while addressing any issues that arise in a timely manner
Addresses problem accounts with AR Staff that have been researched in depth and are in need of direction on how to proceed
Adhere to and maintain policies and procedures as they pertain to HIPAA, Compliance and Integrity, and departmental policies and procedures
Effectively communicate deadlines and expectations of managerial and office staff
Review reports requested by Finance, insurance payers and auditors prior to final submission
Maintains current knowledge of insurance practices and billing requirements
Audits and analyzes productivity of the AR Department and enacts new initiatives to create a high performing team
Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying.
Education: Bachelor's degree
Experience: Five (5) years of experience in Accounts Receivable with billing to Medicare, MediCal and private insurance including two (2) years medical billing supervisory experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ensures the confidentiality of patient and employee information
Experience with computerized billing systems (Relay Clearinghouse, QMS, SPIN) and experience with 50-75 million annual billing AR function
Positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to analyze data
Exceptional customer service to all clients
Ability to understand and apply Medicare and Medicaid ESRD rules and regulations; knowledge with Medicare and Medicaid is preferred; understands the private insurance industry: PPO, HMO, POS, Medicare Advantage and Indemnity Plans
Accurate keyboard and ten-key skills; must be literate in Microsoft based programs
Ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently
Able to read, write, speak, understand and satisfactorily communicate with others in English in person, over the phone and via email
Satellite Healthcare – Improving the Lives of Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)In 1973, Norman S. Coplon, M.D. began Satellite Healthcare with the objective of improving the quality of life of his dialysis patients. Dr. Coplon established Satellite Healthcare as a not-for-profit, community benefit organization, which allows us to focus primarily on patients.Four decades later, Satellite H...ealthcare has shaped CKD healthcare in our industry, and continues to elevate the standards of patient care and innovation.Today, we provide a range of expert services to patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Satellite strives to individualize each patient's care to help him or her enjoy their life to the fullest.Satellite Dialysis — We operate 40 high-quality, state-of-the-art, patient-friendly dialysis centers that meet the long-term clinical needs of more than 4,000 CKD patients.Satellite WellBound — With more than 20 centers in place, we focus on personalized training and support for patients performing dialysis at home. In addition, WellBound provides a robust complement of pre-dialysis patient wellness education programs that can help prevent or slow the progression of early stage CKD.At each of our centers, we put our patients first by providing:Compassionate care with a personalized touchWellness education to empower longer, healthier livesBest clinical practices resulting in outcomes that consistently exceed industry performance standards Opportunities for nephrologists to focus on their patients in comfortable, state-of-the-art environmentsIn addition to patient care, our clinical research division works on finding medical breakthroughs for CKD patients by conducting both internal and external research.For more information, contact Info@SatelliteHealth.com.