Medical billing is a popular career choice among professionals looking to enter the health care field without having to do clinical work.
Medical Billing Supervisor Overview
The supervisor must be responsible for overseeing staff, performing annual competency evaluations and provide input for merit increases.
Oversee Payment Posting
A billing supervisor oversees the accurate posting of payments and adjustments for collection agencies, the transferring of accounts and posting of payment, adjustment for bad debt accounts and is responsible for timely correction of posting errors.
Responsible for the timely submission of first time claims as well as the monitoring and follow-up of claims not paid in a timely manner. Also responsible for overseeing the refund process for both patient and insurance.
Bad Debt Collections
Assures the accuracy of of accounts being transferred to bad debt, accurate posting of payments and adjustments for collection agencies, negotiates with collection agencies to settle balances, supports requested documentation from collection agencies.
Daily cash reconciliation
Responsible for overseeing the daily cash and contractual posting and monitoring the accuracy of the daily deposit.
Monitors staff for compliance of the organizations confidentiality policy in accordance to Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations.
What Are the Duties of a Billing Staff?
A billing staff is the intermediary of the operations and accounting departments of a company. Often seen as a subset of accounting,...