ED Charging Specialist
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Are you familiar with Emergency Department charges? BJC is looking for a ED Charging Specialist!
- Monday and Tuesday 7am - 3:30pm
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community health programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.
Charge Process Department is responsible for entity charge masters and revenue usage reports. Support both internal and external customers on all aspects of maintenance and reporting from the five chargemaster patient accounting systems which house nine different chargemasters within the system. Performs financial analysis detailing gross and net revenue impacts to ensure consistent charging methodologies, market sensitivity and maximum reimbursement are coordinated.
Accurately calculates E/M codes, CPT procedures, infusions, hydrations and injections and enter charges for each patient in the emergency department. Monitors patient charge entry process following the specified BJC ED guidelines.
ResponsibilitiesKnowledge of HMED must be maintained. Identifies missing documentation and/or orders. Notifies supervisor of missing documentation for staff education.Maintains incomplete board during billing and charging process. Reviews and charges each chart.Accurately calculates the appropriate E/M level fee and all documented procedures before charging.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED