Loundoun County Government EMS TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALIST in Virginia
EMS TRANSPORTATION REIMBURSEMENT SPECIALIST
Closing Date:6/27/2018 11:59:00 PM
Department:FIRE & RESCUE
Open and Competitive
Eligible For:Full Benefits
Loudoun County Fire and Rescue, is a combination career/volunteer organization comprised of over 500 employees and 800+ active operational and administrative volunteers. The Department is a growing organization that serves a large and diverse population located 30 miles northwest of Washington, DC. We provide a full range of emergency and non-emergency services to 380,000 citizens within a 520 square mile area. Additional information about the Department can be found at www.loudoun.gov/fire
We seek to hire a highly motivated, effective, and diverse workforce to meet the needs of the County’s citizens and visitors and support the Department’s core values of Teamwork, Integrity, Professionalism, and Service. Loudoun County offers a meaningful career, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package. Additional information can be found at www.loudoun.gov/benefits. Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time EMS Transportation Reimbursement Specialist working 40 hours a week. Successful candidate will serve as the liaison between the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS)/EMS Transport Revenue Recovery Program and the third-party EMS billing vendor for routine financial matters. This includes, but is not limited to: pre-processing credits from the vendor through research and verification before sending refund checks or alerting the carrier to recover the error via offset; auditing vendor reports for stations/apparatus/providers; proper reporting for quarterly distribution of funds to respective volunteer agencies; and, preparing quarterly disbursements to entities through Oracle.
Responsible for the timely and accurate electronic remittance advice (ERA) retrieval, bank processing, and balancing reconciliation, to include online and paper remittances; review vendor reports, reconciling actual reimbursements deposited ensuring accuracy with County Treasurer, LC-CFRS, and vendor through Oracle. Assist supervisor with vendor and carrier fee-schedule audits concerning payment variance situations. Serve as the point of contact for vendor financial concerns, for example, banking-related problems, remittance delays; maintain up-to-date carrier fee schedules (annual and ongoing updates); Liability/Auto/Worker’s Comp liaison (obtaining/sending the documentation, applying any fees as allowed by law, contacting the appropriate parties monthly to obtain a case-status). Auditing vendors and carriers as necessary when over or underpayments are identified. The successful applicant must have general knowledge of the policies, processes and practices of service reimbursement functions and the principles of accounting, reimbursement, accounts receivable and payables; general knowledge of administrative policies and procedures of public administration. Able to serve as team lead, coordinating projects with staff engaged in accounts receivable, payables and processing abilities. Able to interpret oral and written instructions. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships as necessitated by work assignments, exercising analytical judgment in areas of responsibility. Must have proficient knowledge of Excel and working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. Must have the ability to learn multiple software programs, including but not limited to: Oracle, ImageTrend and Motorola CAD.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, accounting/booking, or related field. Three years of experience in medical billing is required. Oracle experience and financial auditing preferred. Knowledge of interpreting insurance explanation of benefits preferred. Preferred certification: CAC – (Certified Ambulance Coder), through the National Academy of Ambulance Coding within 6 months of hire.
POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES
Selection process comprised of application review and background investigation, to include criminal record check, credit and fingerprinting.