Billing Coordinator (Medicare & Medicaid)

Job Locations US-NJ-Cranford
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Full-Time (30+ hours/week)


Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.


We are proud to Offer:

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
  • And More!

If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.


Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer





Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!


Now Hiring - Billing Coordinator (Medicare & Medicaid Billing) - Cranford NJ


Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm


The Billing Coordinator (Medicare & Medicaid Billing) is responsible for, but not limited to:

  1. Routinely monitors all high balance accounts to ensure follow up activity.
  2. Ensures all primary and secondary billing is followed up in a timely manner.
  3. Develops monthly action plans to lower receivable and increase cash flow.
  4. Ensures all applicable regulations and laws are met.
  5. Demonstrates confidence and knowledge of Medicaid and Medicare billing processes and systems.
  6. Works closely with Medicaid and Medicare representative to ensure that all payments and allowances are accurate.
  7. Submits NOE for assigned payors.
  8. Follow up on certification and re-certification pending list.
  9. Follow up with office staff on all Medicaid pending.
  10. Serves as nursing facility liaison on Medicaid related issues.
  11. Analyzes and posts Medicaid remittance advices.
  12. Informs Manager of any Medicaid related issues of importance.
  13. Has proficiency in utilizing patient accounting system.
  14. Ensures that patient income is accurately reflected in patient accounting system.
  15. Ensures that Medicaid room and board payments to nursing facilities are processed in a timely manner.
  16. Ensures that appropriate documentation is completed by hospice staff to meet billing requirements. Interact withn office staff.
  17. Answers inquiries regarding financial data, accounting and billing.
  18. Maintains and submits monthly records of In-Patient Unit and Respite admissions.
  19. Maintains and submits monthly records of all private insurance patients.
  20. Verifies all incoming accounts.
  21. Performs insurance billing and payment audits periodically.
  22. Sends letters to facilities to confirm discharges and revocations.



High School Diploma or Equivalent


Professional Experience:

  • 4 years of related Billing experience
  • Knowledge of Medicaid, Medicare & Commercial insurance Hospice billing - required
  • Medicare Collection experience
  • Experience processing UB & HCFA claims
  • Collections experience (Medical) - required
  • Navinet and Suncoast experience - a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications, specifically Excel
  • Knowledge of state and federal billing and audit requirements
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask is a requirement for this position


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