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Reimbursement Specialist II

Company: Hackensack Meridian Health
Location: North Bergen
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Description: How have you impacted someone's life today? - At Hackensack Meridian Health our healthcare teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. - From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. -The Reimbursement Specialist II is responsible for preparation of Medicare, Champus and Chapter 160 cost reports, reimbursement compliance and research, reimbursement studies and other related financial analysis as needed. -This position will be hybrid- required to be in office 1 day per week, work remotely the other 4 daysResponsibilties: A day in the life of a Reimbursement Specialist II at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Preparation of the Medicare, Chapter 160 and Champus cost reports for select hospitals.
  • Coordination and accumulation of information needed for the Home Health Agency and Home Office cost reports.
  • Coordination and accumulation of statistical data.
  • Coordination and accumulation of Interns & Residents schedules and all required personal data including preparation of the IRIS.
  • Coordination and support of the Wage Index submission to CMS including acting as the point person for the Wage Index audits.
  • Assistance in the completion of the NJ DSH and Occupational Mix Surveys as needed.
  • Coordinating any bad debt audits by effectively working with Patient Accounting.
  • Research as needed via Internet, relevant publications, reimbursement manuals, etc. to ensure compliance and maximize reimbursement strategies within regulations.
  • Support with select Medicare and Medicaid audits as needed including acting as the point person.
  • Review of audit adjustments including effective communication with outside auditors in resolving any issues as needed.
  • Software input of the cost report data as needed.
  • Performance of financial analysis of relevant reimbursement issues as they arise.
  • Assistance with completion of Form 990, schedule H, as needed.
  • Maintenance of the hospitals IACS access in order to generate PS&R settlement data as requested or needed.
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned by Management.Qualifications: Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
    • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience in Finance, Accounting, and /or Economics.
    • 2-3 years hospital reimbursement experience including preparation of cost reports.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
    • Excellent analytical skills including ability to complete detailed workpapers for an audit trail.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to establish effective working relationships with all levels of the Hackensack Meridian Health organization as needed. -
    • If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

Keywords: Hackensack Meridian Health, North Bergen , Reimbursement Specialist II, Accounting, Auditing , North Bergen, New Jersey

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