UNT System Overview
Welcome to the University of North Texas System. UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.
Posting Title Medical Billing and Coding Specialist Department UNT-Health & Wellness-Gen-160700 Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility TRS Eligible Additional Retirement Information
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Salary Information Commensurate with Experience Department Summary
The University of North Texas (UNT) Student Health and Wellness Center is a full-service medical center offering general wellness and specialty medical care to all UNT students. We are staffed with licensed physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified lab technologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, licensed nurses, and medical assistants.
UNT is a state employer offering great benefits, including medical, dental, life, retirement, ample paid time off, and a great work/life balance.
Acts as a Patient Services and Student Health Insurance Representative, to record and bill charges for medical services to the patient and UNT-endorsed student health insurance carriers.
Additional Posting Details
High school diploma/GED equivalent and three years of general office or clerical experience. Substitution of education for experience allowed.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ability to problem-solve and make decisions. • Skill in recording and compiling material for reports. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Ability to work independently with limited supervision. • Experience with filing medical insurance claims, working denials, and posting insurance payments. • Working knowledge of medical terminology, CPT, ICD10CM and HCPCS coding. • Ability to professionally handle clients in stressful situations with empathy and composure.
Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification Work Schedule
Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm
Driving University Vehicle No Security Sensitive This is a security sensitive position. EEO Statement
The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.
Classification Title Medical Coding & Billing Spec Physical Requirements Sitting, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate
Presents a professional demeanor when interacting with internal and external customers. Follows appropriate chain of command.
Participates in all mandatory SHWC trainings and meetings, including committees, as assigned. Practices and follows proper privacy and security regulations.
Participates/volunteers with SHWC events, including internal events, orientations, etc.
Checks patients out of the SHWC clinic in a timely manner with a positive and professional customer service attitude, while also utilizing effective communication at all times.
Answers billing and insurance questions and resolves any account issues. Documents appropriate notes in the practice management system.
Files and processes all Student Health Insurance claims. Includes assisting students with insurance questions.
Identifies and reconciles posting problems and communicates information to the patient, supervisor, and other entities as necessary.
Acts as primary insurance payments processor for SHIP.
Other duties as assigned.
Posting Detail InformationPosting Number S6281P
Position End Date (if temporary) Special Instructions to Applicants Quicklink for Posting https: // jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/71837Supplemental Questions
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