Nurse Auditor

Zelis  •  Bedminster, NJ

Less than 5 years experience  •  Healthcare IT

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/27/18 by Vashti Hemraj
Zelis
Bedminster, NJ
Less than 5 years experience
Healthcare IT
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/27/18 Vashti Hemraj

Zelis is a healthcare information technology company and market-leading provider of end-to-end healthcare claims cost management and payment solutions.

Inc.5000 award winner: One of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US!

Ranked #1 by NJ Biz as the Fastest Growing Company in NJ!

 

COMPANY BACKGROUND/CULTURE

Zelis Healthcare is an information technology company which utilizes an end-to-end technology platform to fulfill the claims cost management and payments needs of healthcare payors including large and medium-sized health plans, TPAs, Taft-Hartley Plans, providers and individuals. The company provides a comprehensive portfolio of network management, claims integrity, payment remittance solutions and analytical services for medical, dental and workers' compensationclaims to over 500 payor clients. Additionally, the company delivers electronic payments and explanation of payments to over 200,000 healthcare providers and serves individuals with provider lookup and medical referral services.

Position Overview:

The NurseAuditor will be primarily responsible for conducting in-depth audits based on accepted billing and coding rules, plan policy exclusions, clinical or payment errors/overpayments. Conduct review of facility bills as it compares with medical records and coverage policies. Maintain timely professional communication with Providers, internal team and management to achieve savings for clients.

Key Responsibilities:

?        Review itemized bill for medical appropriateness and billing inconsistencies by performing a line by line clinical review of claim.

?        Complete preliminary review of itemized bill and request medical records as needed to verify audit findings

?         Document in CMS all aspect of audits including uploading all provider communications, clinical and/or financial research

?        Submit Explanation of Audit to providers based on audit findings and secure a corrected claim or Letter of Agreement based on audit findings and financial benchmarks

?        Research new/unfamiliar surgical procedures as needed via web, and other research tools provided and recommend claims for Peer Review

?        Research specialty items like high-cost pharmaceutical and implants products utilizing all applicable tools and software, for medical appropriateness and recommend claims for Peer review.  

?        Accountable for daily management of assigned claims, maintain claim report adhering to client turnaround time, and department Standard Operating Procedures

?        Prepare audit summaries as required based on audit results or by client request. 

?        Non-accepting of claims based on assigned threshold after a thorough and complete audit as defined by department quality standards.

?        Maintain personal production and savings quota.

?        Recommend new methods to improve departmental procedures.

?        Maintain awareness of and ensure adherence to ZELIS standards regarding privacy.

Professional Experience:

?        3-5years of auditing, claims, review and/or billing experience with a health care organization required.

?        Understanding of hospital coding and billing rules

?        Demonstrates solid understanding of audit techniques, identification of revenue opportunities and financial negotiation with providers

?        Sufficient clinical experience in medical surgical and or critical care

?        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

?        Highly organized with attention to detail 

?        Working knowledge of Health Insurance, Medicare guidelines and various healthcare programs.

?        Clinical skills to evaluate appropriate Medical Record Coding.

 

Education:

LPN or RN in state of NJ required

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