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Patient Billing Representative - COMCARE

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  COMCARE 

Pay:  $13.96 per hour 

Work Schedule: M - F, 8a - 5p 


Performs revenue collection tasks for COMCARE services billing to various payer sources. Duties include claim data entry, payment reconciliation, insurance updates and follow-up on account receivables.


Processing Accounts Receivable transactions

  • Download payment files from the applicable payer website/clearinghouse
  • Post payments utilizing the 835 (electronic remittance) or manually for assigned payers
  • Work applicable balance reports; research billing problems
  • Processes credit card payments
  • Prepare and forward denial notification spreadsheet to Affiliates


Monitor Status of Aged Accounts

  • Research outstanding claims and make any corrections necessary so that claims can be processed correctly
  • Research payment discrepancies
  • Process recoupments when needed
  • Communicate with claims customer service to resolve claim issues
  • Determine accuracy of denials and make appropriate corrections


Processing claim appeals/reconsiderations with payers

  • Process online claim reconsiderations and appeals via payer website
  • Submit claim corrections via applicable websites
  • Monitor status of reconsiderations to ensure they are processed correctly


Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. One year office or administrative support. Must meet minimum scores on identified skills testing. Pre-interview tests required are Typing – 45 wpm; 10-key – 7500 kpm; Data Entry – 7500 kpm . Post-Interview tests required are MS Excel 70%; MS Word 80%. Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check and adult abuse registry. Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE.


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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