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Patient Billing Representative-3-COMCARE

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE 

Pay:  $13.96 per hour  

Work Schedule: M - F, 8a - 5p  


Aids in the revenue collection process for COMCARE services that are billed to various payers.  Duties include insurance updates and follow-up on accounts receivables to maximize COMCARE revenue collections.


Retrobill applicable charges on Medicaid eligible clients from various reports

  • Work semimonthly Medicaid eligible report
  • Validate patient Medicaid eligibility dates
  • Correct coverage on the patient account and retrobill any affected charges
  • Provide notification to other staff when additional billing information is needed


Processing Accounts Receivable transactions

  • Audit and prepare daily deposit of cash receipts and submit to Finance
  • Process returned checks
  • Process billing ledger adjustments in the billing system for secondary claim processing
  • Process patient invoices on a monthly schedule
  • Respond to requests for information from various sources
  • Prepare and submit insurance claims to Insurance companies
  • Audit Medicare client records for required documents


Monitor status of aged accounts with various payers

  • Verify accuracy of denials received from assigned payers
  • Research outstanding claims and make any necessary corrections to the claim so that it can be paid correctly
  • Process reconsiderations to applicable payer in an effort to have claim paid correctly
  • Research payment discrepancies and process necessary recoupments when needed
  • Communicate with provider representatives regarding claim projects


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. One year office or administrative support. Must have a valid Kansas Driver’s license and current proof of automobile insurance. Must be able to safely operate a motor vehicle and meet driver qualification standards as set forth in Sedgwick County’s Fleet Vehicle Operation and Usage policy.    Must pass pre-employment testing of Excel 70% to be completed after interview.   Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC/CCBHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry, and motor vehicle screens.  Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE. In order to comply with the requirements of the federal health care staff COVID-19 vaccination mandate, all employees of COMCARE and the Health Department must be fully vaccinated. All offers of employment are contingent upon submission of vaccination documentation prior to start date. 


Preferred Qualifications: Coursework in HealthCare billing. One year experience in healthcare billing or related field.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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