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Cashier / Billing Assistant for Columbia Asia Hospital - Hebbal
Columbia Asia Hospital

Cashier / Billing Assistant for Columbia Asia Hospital - Hebbal

Columbia Asia Hospital – Hebbal is a 90 bedded multi specialty facility situated in the northern part of Bangalore, on the way to the Bangalore International Airport. It was opened in July 2005 and was the first Columbia Asia hospital in India. This hospital caters to a wide range of clinical services varying from childbirth and orthopedics to complicated kidney surgeries.

Columbia Asia Hospital – Hebbal has expertise include Cardiology, Orthopedics, Obstetrics & Gynecology, IVF, Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Pediatrics Surgery Ophthalmology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Audiology, ENT, Urology, Medical & Surgical Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Dental and Plastic Surgery. Bariatric Surgery, Andrology, Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgery (adult and pediatric), Clinical Hematology, Endocrinology, Intensive care/Critical care, (ICU, NICU, PICU), Medical & Surgical Oncology, Nephrology, Neonatalology, Pulmonology, Rheumatology & Pediatric Rheumatology, Renal Transplant and Vascular Surgery are areas of expertise. The hospital has International standard infrastructure and follows globally benchmarked standards of medical, nursing and operating protocols making it the preferred healthcare destination for patients from around the world.
Billing Assistant
Job Code: Billing Assistant - Hebbal
Job Location:  Bengaluru (Bangalore)
Job Description:  - Obtaining referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures.
- Checking eligibility and benefits verification for treatments, hospitalizations, and procedures.
- Reviewing patient bills for accuracy and completeness, and obtaining any missing information.
- Preparing, reviewing, and transmitting claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing.
- Following up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle time frame.
- Checking each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount.
- Calling insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary
- Identifying and billing secondary or tertiary insurances.
- Reviewing accounts for insurance of patient follow-up.
- Researching and appealing denied claims.
- Answering all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts.
- Setting up patient payment plans and work collection accounts.
- Assist to update billing software if any changes.
- Assist to update cash spreadsheets, and running collection reports.
- Determines patient invoice by capturing services noted in patient chart; clarifying services with physicians.
- Identifies responsible party by examining patient record.
- Issues invoice by entering service data; calculating charges; mailing invoices.
- Resolves billing issues by discussing contract with third-party payer; explaining insurance contract with patient; negotiating settlement.
- Maintains patient and invoice files by entering and adjusting data.
- Provides billing information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing third-party billings, accounts pending, and late charges data and trends.
- In addition to these general duties, an individual employer may request that you perform other duties that fit with your training and background experience or provide further training for new duties.
Candidate Requirement
- Under Graduate / Graduate - with minimum 1 year of relevant experience in Customer Care Service / Billing from Hospital / Clinics preferred

- Graduate [Freshers] with exceptional communication skills written and verbal [ Kannada + English + Hindi ]

- Proficiency in the following areas is preferred:
- Knowledge of insurance guidelines and other payer requirements and systems.
- Competent use of computer systems, software, and 10 key calculators.
- Effective communication abilities for phone contacts with insurance payers to resolve issues.
- Customer service skills for interacting with patients regarding medical claims and payments, including communicating with patients and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds.
- Ability to work well in a team environment. Being able to triage priorities, delegate tasks if needed, and handle conflict in a reasonable fashion.
- Problem-solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, denials, appeals, collections. A calm manner and patience working with either patients or insurers during this process.
- Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures.
- Knowledge of medical terminology likely to be encountered in medical claims.
- Maintaining patient confidentiality
- Ability to multitask.

- Candidates / Aspirants ready to relocate to Hebbal - Bangalore on their own can also apply.

- Aspirants are requested to E-mail resume in MS word format only along with photograph and with details on current fixed salary + incentives if any and expected salary.

- Please superscribe as " Application for the post of Billing and Assistant " in Subject column when writing / sending / forwarding E-mail.

- Work Location - Hebbal - Bangalore - Karnataka - India..
Experience:  1.3 - 3 years
Qualification:  Any 10+2
Preferred Resume Format:  MS-Word
Compensation Details 
Salary:  1.75 Lakh to 2.50 inr
Columbia Asia Hospital
Pratap G
Columbia Asia Hospital - Hebbal,
Kirloskar Business Park, Bellary Road, Hebbal, Bangalore - 560024

Bengaluru (Bangalore), Karnataka
India 560024

Phone: 9886300305, 08030123903
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