MEDICAL BILLER

JOB SUMMARY

Urban Family Practice is a thriving private medical practice with two locations in WNY. We are a team of highly trained, friendly, and compassionate professionals, that believes that physical health is one of the most important factors in a productive life. Our mission is to help our clients build the tools needed to cope with a variety of chronic conditions allowing them to pursue their dreams while living a balanced and healthy life.

As part of expansion we are looking for an experienced and motivated Medical Biller as described below.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • RTracking the status of submitted claims to ensure timely payment.
  • Contact insurance companies to collect and submit information.
  • Performs billing that optimizes cash returns and minimizes denied charges.
  • Perform a variety of calculations related to posting insurance and patient payments, and balancing/reconciling the patient’s ledger.
  • Provide advice on operational improvements to enhance efficiency of charge capture to reduce coding related denials and optimize overall reimbursement for all services.
  • Data Entry. Stage and process data in various formats.
  • Excellent phone etiquette and communication skills. Answer phone line, schedule appointments and match clients with therapists.
  • Office Management. Maintain and improve office management practices alongside senior leadership.
  • Follows guidelines in a sensitive, yet assertive manner when assisting patients.
  • Always safeguard and maintain patient confidentiality by abiding by company policy and HIPAA regulation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Medical Billing or Coding Certification.
  • 3 years of relevant work experience.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with a sense of urgency.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with ease.
  • Organized, task oriented, pays attention to detail, multitask and has a team spirit.
  • Knowledge of medical coding needed.
  • Experience with the EMR Medent is a strong asset.

Compensation:

Outstanding compensation based on experience.
Comprehensive benefit package.
Medical and Dental, Vision, life insurance, impressive 401(k) and profit sharing.
Job Type: Full-time

MEDICAL ASSISTANT (MA)

JOB SUMMARY
The Medical Assistant’s primary functions within the legal scope of practice of this position is in assisting healthcare providers (MD, NP, PA) to make efficient use of their clinic time by maintaining smooth patient flow. This is accomplished by having the patients in the exam rooms and ready to see the provider at the time of their appointment, conducting laboratory and other duties as ordered by medical provider, maintain clean and stocked exam rooms.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for rooming patients and record in electronic health record all information needed by the medical provider prior to exam (chief complaint, vital signs, medication review, allergy review, equipment set up, eye test, height, weight etc.) Notify provider of patient’s arrival.
  • Responsible for performing in house laboratory tests; EKG, phlebotomy and other collection specimens; accurately processing and documenting all tests. Track all lab work to assure report has been processed; results recorded in electronic health records.
  • Immediately report to provider abnormal lab results.
  • Responsible for daily organization and cleanliness of exam rooms and laboratory space; stocking exam rooms and laboratory area with appropriate supplies; sterilizing equipment Assist with answering telephone and appointment scheduling during times when there is a lighter patient load or staffing demands.
  • Responds to emergencies in appropriate manner according to protocol: Maintains strict compliance with HIPPA and OSHA guidelines following appropriate legal and ethical professional conduct

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Certified Medical Assistant (certification)
  • Minimum Qualifications
  • High School graduate or equivalent and completion of Medical Assistant training program
  • Completion of a Medical Assistant training program and at least 1 year of Outpatient ambulatory care experience
  • Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with electronic health records such as Medent preferred.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Standing/walking required for extended periods of time.
  • Manual dexterity for using a computer keyboard.
  • Excellent visual acuity for accuracy of performing procedures and administering medications/immunizations.
  • Bending, lifting and stooping required.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $13.00 – $15.00 per hour

COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER

Our organization provides care coordination services to Medicaid & Medicaid Managed Care recipients in Erie County. Care Coordination is a type of service that involves the patient, the patient’s support system, and the patient’s health care providers to make the patient’s health care more coordinated and efficient. Our triple aim is to improve health care, improve health outcomes, and reduce Medicaid costs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Making outbound calls and/or visiting clients at their homes, physician office, health care provider location, hospitals, etc.
  • Explaining program benefits and services to potential clients
  • Accurately completing enrollment documentation with clients via use of mobile Electronic Health Record system
  • Use of New York State Department of Health databases to obtain and verify client information
  • Assisting in client retention
  • Working with an Outreach team including the Outreach Director and Community Health Workers

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Outgoing
  • Enjoys working with diverse client populations
  • Consistently demonstrates a can-do attitude
  • Has a passion for helping others
  • Has a “knack” for technology and gadgets

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Reliable transportation and verifiable good driving record required
  • Bilingual/bicultural preferred
  • At least (3) years of health care experience or education
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office required
  • Strong technical knowledge preferred

Our Mission

To transform health care by removing barriers created by social determinants of health in underserved communities.

Vision

To become the Health Home of choice for our chosen marketplace.

History

On November 15, 2009, Dr. Raul Vazquez founded and incorporated the Greater Buffalo United Independent Physician Association (GBUIPA). Physicians in an independent physician association (IPA) are organized to contract as a group to provide health care services.

On February 27, 2013, GBUIPA was officially incorporated as the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Healthcare Network (GBUAHN). That same month, GBUAHN began to enroll its first members.

Dr. Raul Vazquez is the president and chief executive officer of G-Health Enterprises, which consists of GBUAHN, GBUIPA, and GBUACO (the Greater Buffalo United Accountable Care Organization).

G-Health Enterprises has over 450 participating providers. GBUAHN and serves more than 7,600 members in the Western New York area.

PATIENT HEALTH NAVIGATOR

Our organization provides care coordination services to Medicaid & Medicaid Managed Care recipients in Erie County. Care Coordination is a type of service that involves the patient, the patient’s support system, and the patient’s health care providers to make the patient’s health care more coordinated and efficient. Our triple aim is to improve health care, improve health outcomes, and reduce Medicaid costs.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Effectively managing an assigned caseload of clients
  • Establishing and maintaining a positive, trusting, and ongoing relationship with clients
  • Meeting with clients in their homes, physician/provider offices, and other public places in order to conduct health needs assessments and other required assessments and documentation
  • Working collaboratively with a team that includes Care Managers, Health Navigators, and Social Needs Coordinators, and the client’s providers to develop and maintain a Care Plan
  • Attend and participate in regularly scheduled case reviews with Care Team
  • Use of mobile devices to access Electronic Health Record (EHR system)

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

  • Outgoing
  • Enjoys working with diverse client populations
  • Consistently demonstrates a can-do attitude
  • Has a passion for helping others
  • Has a “knack” for technology and gadgets

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Associate degree required; B.A or B.A preferred
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Working background in behavioral health, substance abuse illness, or health services environment
  • Knowledge of chronic health conditions
  • Familiarity with primary care practice preferred
  • Computer literacy including Microsoft Office required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Knowledge of EHR systems preferred, especially MEDENT
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