The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) is an independent public health agency charged with helping Lexington be well since 1904 and proudly nationally accredited since 2014. Vision: We will move Lexington toward being one of the healthiest communities in the nation. Mission: Helping Lexington be well. Values: We commit to being... Caring: We will treat our clients, community and coworkers with compassion and kindness. Accountable: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Respectful: We will respect all individuals without bias and value their uniqueness. Equitable: We will provide services and care equitably to all of our clients throughout the community. Service: We are here to serve our clients and community. LFCHD provides a wide range of public health services for the community, including restaurant inspections, flu shots, HANDS visits for moms and dads, diabetes prevention/management, training to licensed child care providers, nutrition through the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, school health, a needle exchange program to fight the spread of hepatitis C and HIV, and much more. Visit www.lfchd.org to learn more about LFCHD!
Job Skills / Requirements
External deadline for applications is September 13, 2021.
Now hiring full-time Reimbursement Specialist, 37.5 hours per week, with a full benefits package. $13.60 per hour.
Responsible for assisting with the agencies credentialing and providers credentialing for all 3rd party billing. Responsible for maintaining commercial insurance contracts for claims processing. Attends and participates in various Medicaid/Medicare/Insurance regulations and guidelines update workshops and meetings. Responsible for collecting, posting and managing account payments from medical billing. Responsible for submitting claims and following up with insurance companies and patients to ensure appropriate collection of medical claims.
High school diploma/GED required with two years of experience. Experience with cash handling, collections, third party billing or an equivalent combination of related training, experience and/or working knowledge of applicable computer software programs such as Custom Data Processing (CDP).
Education Requirements (Any)
High School Diploma/GED
Additional Information / Benefits
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department (LFCHD) offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time and part-time eligible employees, including paid time off (annual and sick leave accruals). Employee benefits summary: Four medical plans are offered, so you can select the coverage that best meets your needs. Two plan options include an employer-funded health reimbursement account. Employees who waive medical coverage are eligible for an employer-funded health reimbursement account that receives $175 per month. Dental Insurance and Vision Insurance is available with three plan options ranging from basic to comprehensive. Additional benefits include basic life insurance and long term disability; cafeteria plans; wellness program, employee assistance program; paid holidays; paid annual leave and paid sick leave; and tuition reimbursement program. Retirement Benefits include the Kentucky Employees' Retirement System and Cash Balance plan and Kentucky Deferred Compensation which includes 401(k), 457, and IRA options.
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance
This job reports to the Team Leader Billing Services
This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.
Relocation is not provided and travel is not required
Number of Openings for this position: 1