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University of Florida Clinical Financial Counselor (Oral Surgery) in Gainesville, Florida

Clinical Financial Counselor (Oral Surgery)

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Work type: Staff Full-Time

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Business/Accounting/Finance, Office/Clerical, Veteran's Preference Eligible

Department: 34080101 - DN-ORAL SURGERY ADMIN

Classification Title:

Clinical Financial Counselor

Job Description:

The College of Dentistry seeks applicants for a Clinical Financial Counselor position in the Department of Oral Surgery. This position is responsible for financial collections, CPT/ICD-9/ADA coding, and filing insurance claims for services rendered.

Job Duties:

  • Review daily explanation of benefits from both medical and dental policies; communicate (verbal and/or in writing) with insurance companies for appeals or reconsiderations of unpaid or incorrectly reimbursed claims; responsible for reviewing the college’s electronic claims, prior to submission for error edits; incumbent will be responsible for correcting oral surgery edits and is responsible for identifying and forwarding other departments their; monitoring and working department accounts receivables via reports.

  • Perform oral surgery charge entry for Operating Room procedures, In-Patient and Emergency Room visits with utilizing appropriate ADA, CPT, HCPCS, ICD-10 coding.

  • Interview and counsel patients who are to be treated in the Oral Surgery and Implant Center to determine financial status and/or insurance coverage as needed. Verify insurance coverage for each patient and determine if services to be provided are covered and/or non-covered according to individual insurance policies, as needed. Verify account information in our computer system to ensure accuracy and update accounts as necessary.

  • Intermittent clinical charge entry during backlog and/or staffing shortages for oral surgery and implant Center and as needed.

  • Obtain a copy of the patient’s insurance card and complete all forms required by third-party payers. Input insurance information into the computer system to insure correct billing for treatment provided.

Advertised Salary:

$17.50 - $18.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and one year of related experience and/or training, including customer service; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a high school diploma and four years of appropriate experience.

  • CPC (Certified Procedural Coder) certification

  • Knowledge of various rules, regulations, and procedures for billing private insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid for patient treatment.

  • Experience with insurance billing.

  • Ability to deal with the public in a tactful and courteous manner.

  • Aptitude for effective verbal and written communication.

  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments. Capacity for understanding and applying applicable rules, regulations, polices and procedures.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, please upload your cover letter and resume.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See ourVeteran's Preference Page (https://jobs.ufl.edu/applicant-resources/veterans/) for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See ourVeteran's Preference Page (https://jobs.ufl.edu/applicant-resources/veterans/) for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required:Yes

Advertised: 12 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 15 Nov 2021 Eastern Standard Time

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