Campus Description: Stony Brook University has established itself as one of America's most dynamic public universities, a center of academic excellence and a leader in health education, patient care and research. Listed among the top 1 percent of all universities in the world by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Stony Brook is home to more than 24,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Long Island's premier academic medical center and teaching hospital. With 597 beds, Stony Brook Hospital is the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory.
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Descriptive Title: Clerk II REF#: HS-R-6824-13-03-F
Budget Title: same as above Research Foundation Support Position
Department: Clinical Practice Management Plan (CPMP) RF Line#: R1774
Grade: N.5 Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC*
Salary: $28,000 - $32,000
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED. Two years of full time customer service required with at least one of those years in medical billing. Experience with heavy telephone interaction and strong interpersonal skills. Computer literate with knowledge of medical insurance policies, reimbursement and medical terminology.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with insurance websites and telephone headset.

Brief Description of Duties: This individual will be assigned to audit insurance accounts for all billing areas serviced through the Clinical Practice Management Plan. The incumbent will have knowledge of the entire billing cycle. Specific tasks for which the individual will be either directly or indirectly responsible are:
  • Customer service telephone and/or face-to-face interaction with patients regarding billing issues and setting up financial payment arrangements. Troubleshooting patient's concerns with the Practices and internal departments.
  • Update and confirm insurance and demographics registrations via interface, websites and correspondence.
  • Prepare billing error corrections, refunds, and itemized bills for patients and attorneys. Perform basic skip tracing and other necessary actions to resolve patient's inquiry.
  • Interact with third party payors for verification of reimbursement benefits and claim status.
  • Special customer service related projects.

Other Duties: As assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. *This position is located at Tech Park, East Setauket.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a Research Foundation Employment Application, Resume and Cover Letter to:

Mary T. Bergan

Clerk II (6824) Search
Clinical Practice Management Plan
Health Sciences Center, Level 5, Room 048
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8552
Fax#: (631) 444-2012



Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 03/15/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, FEMALES, MINORITIES, DISABLED, VETERANS.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: C) Secretarial and Clerical positions (including Administrative Assistant).
Posting Date: 03/03/2013
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