I have been in the Hospital field for over 34 years. I have Managed and Supervised Inpatient and Outpatient departments. I have also supervised 12 Union employees. The Healthcare field has always been one of my passions. I am confident that with my experience and knowledge I can reduce your receivables and increase your revenue.
Continuum Health Partners, New York, NY 2005 to 2012
Department of Revenue Cycle Operations
§Analyzed and corrected billing for accounts in the TRAC (work in progress) buckets for the registration area from five facilities. Emailed and/or called the Directors, Managers, and/or Supervisors from each facility to inform them of the errors to inform and educate their staff. This would in turn increase revenue due to the lack of incorrect bills being initially sent out.
§Analyzed and tracked reports to ensure the highest amount of money is paid on accounts.
§Informed the Systems department of any errors that need to be corrected in the code files.
§Worked closely with Medicare requesting medical records information for ADR’s from other departments in all five facilities to ensure payment of these Medicare claims.
Interfaith Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY 1996 to 2005
Inpatient Billing Supervisor
§Utilized the Eagle 2000 system to track the Hospital’s A/R via processing payments, posting cash adjustments, and managing all types of receivable transactions.
§Worked closely with NDC, the MIS department, and the billers for inpatient and outpatient accounts to decrease the errors that occur due to HIPAA rules and regulations.
§Constantly navigated through the web to discover current information pertaining to the ever-changing HIPAA billing rules.
§Involved in implementing a new front end computer system in coordination with the Patients Accounts Director, CFO, CEO, and the consultants to correct all installed errors and recommended procedural changes.
Supervised Union Employees in the following areas: Oversaw the Pre-Billing Department
Maintained the integrity of all admissions received from the Admitting Department.
Validated information interfaced from system to system.
§Organized and classified accounts by payers.
§Updated accounts with all current financial information received from the Financial Review Department.
§Trained billers in all phases of cash and adjustment posting.
Oversaw the Billing Department
§Ensured that all billers are current on billing procedures including all updates on HIPAA rules and regulations.
§Maintained communication with staff on modifications to the system.
§Checked that each patient accounting clerk is versed in all types of billing, trained to transfer money, and do contractual allowances.
§Analyzed the monthly trial balance to maintain an even receivable.
§Communicated with all departments at the hospital.
§Managed phone calls from patients and insurance companies concerning any questions about billing.
§Handled all IPRO adjustments.
§Dealt with the adjustments pertaining to void admissions and/or carve out days.
National Capital rec. corp.,Lake Success, NY 1994 to1996
§Performed all functions for billing including entering claims, follow up with insurance carriers, and constantly contacting clients.
Hospital for special surgery, New York, NY 1992 to1994
Outpatient Billing Manager
§Managed all Non-Union employees.
§Kept billers updated on current billing procedures.
§Ensured that all billers were well versed in all types of billing.
§Worked directly with the Patient Accounts Director.
§Implemented and trained all employees on the new computer system.
§Handled phone calls from patients and insurance companies.
Interfaith medical center,Brooklyn, NY 1983 to1992
Inpatient Billing Supervisor
§Implemented the Eagle 2000 A/R System.
§Performed some of the duties listed above.
Medical college of Virginia,Richmond, VA 1979 to1983
§Entered in patient information into the computer system.
§Prepared monthly billing for insurance companies and patients.
§Posted cash and allowances to open accounts.
§Handled bank deposits.
Education and Professional Development
Graduated High School, Richmond, VA
Medicare: Attended all seminars and received all updates