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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

Performs billing related functions requiring analysis, evaluation and an in-depth understanding of the related computer systems.  Adapts procedures, processes and techniques to accomplish the requirements of the position.  Duties and tasks involve variety and complexity.  May serve as a resource to others in the resolution of problems and issues.  May provide assistance in training personnel in related billing functions as needed.  Works under general supervision.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

  • Daily input of hospital charges for surgical cases. Involves great attention to detail of CPT codes and proper ICD-10 diagnosis coding.
  • Registers patients to enable the billing to be completed for M-lab Clients and outside consults accurately assigning proper insurances used through our current billing/registration system.
  • Reviews and verifies insurance information provided for the patients against the program provisions (e.g., Medicare, Blue Cross)
  • Cross-trained on the billing for M-Lab Clients on the hospital side using proper ICD-10 diagnosis coding and procedural CPT coding.
  • Responds effectively and timely to both external and internal customers in regards to e-mails and phone calls.  Involves professional written responses, strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and good communication skills.
  • May be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description as needed.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

EDUCATION:

  • High School Diploma required.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Strong knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid, Blue Cross and Commercial Insurances is required.
  • Good communication skills required both oral and written.
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding is required.
  • EMR experience is preferred but not required.
  • Previous billing experience is required.
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to analyze data and reports received daily.

EQUIPMENT/TOOLS:

  • Computer terminal and printer, facsimile machine, photocopier and adding machine

PERSONAL TRAITS, QUALITIES, AND APTITUDES:

  • Must be able to:
    •  Multi-task and be detailed oriented
    • Accept responsibility and direction
    • Work independently
    • Promote a team environment
    • Communicate effectively with both internal and external customers
    • Knowledge of Excel, Microsoft Word, and Access are helpful but not required.
    • Recognizes HIPPA compliance as related to patient confidentiality

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Inside environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Minimal amount of walking, standing, reaching and or lifting required.

Desired Qualifications*

  • EMR experience is preferred but not required.
  • Previous experience obtaining authorizations for medical testing is preferred but not required.

Work Locations

North Campus Research Complex, Ann Arbor with remote work from home option.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.