Thayer County Health Services Revenue Cycle Director in Hebron, Nebraska

Revenue Cycle Director - Full Time - Posted on 8/4/2017 - #242017Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com - click on CareersThayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NEPOSITION SUMMARY: This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by being responsible for directing the organization's patient billing and registration departments, overseeing claims production, billing, follow-up, collections, cash receipts/adjustments, compliance with third party payor regulations, insurance verification and provider enrollment/credentialing. This position is responsible for both strategic alignment and daily oversight and management of transaction and process-based revenue cycle functions, including ongoing improvement to key revenue cycle indicators. These key indicators include but are not limited to: A/R days, cash collections goals and posting, bad debt, denials, underpayment recovery and contract management activities related to patient account management. This individual should have comprehensive knowledge of revenue cycle operations, either from a provider or payor perspective, with particular experience in performance improvement identification/implementation and monitoring controls. This position is responsible for personnel development, implementing and maintaining department policies, and initiating disciplinary action according to policy. Responsible for the overall functions of the Health Information Management and Coding Department. Insures the highest standards for the protection of confidential information which includes the security and integrity of the electronic health records. This position also serves as the Chief Privacy Officer who oversees all activities which includes the development, implementation, and maintenance of all policy and procedures to assure compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.SUPERVISION: Reports to Chief Financial Officer. SHIFT: Full Time Exempt, DaysJOB QUALIFICATIONS:and#149; Bachelor's degree required, preferably in Business or Healthcare Administrationand#149; Master's Degree in a related field preferred (MBA, MHA)and#149; Five years of progressive Revenue Cycle/Patient Financial Service management experience requiredand#149; Extensive experience in Revenue Cycle/Patient Financial Service management would be considered in place of bachelor's degree, with a strong successful track recordand#149; Relevant industry license/certifications preferred (CRCE, CRCP, CPAM, CRCR, CHFP)and#149; Participation in relevant industry professional associations preferred (AAHAM, HFMA, NHA)and#149; Experience with Critical Access Hospitals and Rural Health Clinics preferredand#149; Must have successful history of working with CMS (Medicare/Medicaid payment plans and regulations)and#149; Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, with preferred experience in CPSI and AllScripts EHR systemsand#149; Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding and hospital/physician billingand#149; Required current certification as an RHIT.and#149; Required knowledge of ICD-9 and ICD-10 in addition to CPT codes.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:and#149; Ensures accounts are billed accurately and timely by providing proactive oversight and direction for patient registration, billing, and collections, including but not limited to: inpatient, outpatient, emergency room, clinic, lab, rehab, and home health procedures/visitsand#149; Provides operational oversight for Patient Access Team Lead and Billing Team Lead, mentoring them in their responsibilitiesand#149; Maintains current knowledge of hospital billing systems and government payment systems, including applicable federal/state laws and regulations, as well as all aspects of third party reimbursement policies and practicesand#149; Develops and implements policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and sound business practicesand#149; Dem