University of Vermont Medical Center, Vermont’s academic medical center and founding member of the University of Vermont Health Network, seeks a Lab Reimbursement Specialist.
The Laboratory Reimbursement Specialist is responsible for ensuring that all of the services performed by Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, both technical and professional, are billed appropriately, in accordance with Departmental procedures, University of Vermont Medical Center policy and State and Federal law. The Laboratory Reimbursement Specialist works within the Lab and across UVMMC to develop, implement, and maintain the necessary systems for optimizing charge capture, they frequently resolve billing problems, collaborate on the lab’s cost accounting process, annually review and set patient & discounted client pricing to minimize patient out of pocket expenses, optimize reimbursement and maintain market share. She/he develops and maintains lab databases relating to cost, fee schedules and all billing activities. She/he produces reports for both internal and external use. The incumbent serves as a resource to the entire Laboratory on issues related to billing, coding and reimbursement.
The University of Vermont Medical Center is part of a six-hospital network, a home health and hospice agency, and medical group serving patients and their families in Vermont and northern New York. The University of Vermont Health Network is committed to being a national model for the delivery of high quality academic health care for a rural region.
University of Vermont Medical Center offers a comprehensive benefits package and encourages professional growth. University of Vermont Medical Center proudly offers a non-smoking work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Four year Bachelor’s degree with National Certification as a Medical Technologist preferred, other Bachelor’s degree in biomedical sciences considered with adequate clinical laboratory experience. Additional training in billing, compliance, and coding desirable.
Four years of experience in a Clinical Laboratory setting. One year of experience with Laboratory and Pathology coding, medical billing, and data base management preferred.