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Job Title: Medical Insurance Representative (6782)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/12/2017
Expire Date: 11/12/2017
Job Categories: Insurance, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration, Medical
Job Description
Medical Insurance Representative (6782)
Under direct supervision of the Accounting Associate, the Medical Insurance Representative reviews patient balances analyzing the make-up of the balance and communicates this to the clinic patients. Duties for the Medical Insurance Representative include but are not limited to:

-Take necessary actions to complete of process various types of routine, non-complex claims including third party payers.
-Accept payments and apply them to the patient’s account.
-Work with third party payers including all commercial insurance carriers and Medicaid.
-Analyze and reconcile patient accounts referring to patient chart as needed; investigate discrepancies and determine appropriate action required to complete the claim process, billing procedure or adjudication process.
-Conduct patient account analysis, including interpreting the coding, applying complex reimbursement policies and coordination of benefits.

The Medical Insurance Representative may be assigned additional duties and responsibilities in support of the department’s mission and goals.

This position is a current civil service vacancy at the SIU School of Dental Medicine’s Alton campus and will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

Applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), a detailed resume, and unofficial transcripts, including those for SIUE, through HireTouch. Your resume should reflect all relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

To apply for a vacancy, click the “Apply” button. This will prompt you to access your existing HireTouch account or create a new account. Instructions for creating a new account are available at: HireTouch Set-Up. Only create a new account if you have NEVER created an account. In your HireTouch account, you will upload all necessary documentation as requested above. After logging in or completing your new profile, you can then complete your application process for individual positions.

For Civil Service positions, Illinois residency is required within 180 calendar days of the start date for the designated position.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. NOTE: Some positions are represented by a union and may require union dues.

For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
Qualifications & Requirements
Any one or any combination that equals six months from the categories below:
(a) Experience within a health insurance/medical billing environment.
(b) Medical billing certification from an accredited program (For Example: Certified Professional Coder (CPC); Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT); Certified Coding Specialist (CCS); Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA); National Healthcareer Association (NHA))
(c) College coursework in insurance/benefits administration, human resource management, health information management, finance, accounting or closely related fields such as business administration and/or business management.
30 semester hours equals six months.
60 semester hours equals one year.
90 semester hours equals two years.
120 semester hours or higher equals three years.
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Contact Email:joatesb@siue.edu
Website:https://siue.hiretouch.com/cs-current-vacancies/cs-current-vacancies-job-details?jobID=6782&job=medical-insurance-representative-6782
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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