Billing InternUnified Therapy Services & Unified Therapy Health Services, Dubuque, IA
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Unified Therapy Services, established in 2006, is a pediatric focused outpatient clinic serving our clientele with physical, occupational and speech therapy needs with a collaborative approach that includes a team of therapists, physicians, medical professionals, care staff, patients and families. We provide the highest quality of professional health care services to our patients, their families, and the communities in which we do business.
Unified Therapy Services' facility has eleven kid-friendly private treatment rooms, a large gym/play area, and a space that simulates a fully functionable apartment. We have an abundance of swings and special lighting options in treatment areas. This location is pediatric focused, however; we have expanded to include adults at Unified Therapy Services and Unified Therapy Health Services.
Unified Therapy Services is excited to announce an expansion of our practice to a second location: Unified Therapy Health Services. This is an outpatient physical therapy clinic that specializes in orthopedic and sports injuries and conditions. We also see industrial and workman’s compensation injury rehabilitation at our facility. As part of our industrial rehab we are able to perform pre-employment screenings, incumbent evaluations, return to work/functional capacity evaluations (FCE’s), and joint comparisons utilizing CRT’s standardized isokinetic testing.
"Together We Can Make A Difference."
This Internship is an unpaid Intern.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Analyze billing from therapies and post them into the Software Program.
Send out and follow up on monthly patient responsible statements.
Post payments from insurance companies and patients.
Making sure that Unified Therapy Services if providing Platinum Customer Services when verifying: insurance coverage for new, current, and potential patients; speaking with patients and/or parents regarding insurance coverage; and handle any concerning billing questions, and/or grant/alternative funding options.
Submit prior authorizations into insurance companies electronically or via paper and ensure that therapists have substantial amount of time to submit prior authorizations to the billing department with communication and knowledge of what is going on in all departments.
Update and correspond with therapists regarding treatment plans for each patient and discipline.
Contact insurance companies concerning billing questions, denials, preauthorizations, or any related topics.
Set up new patient insurance information in accounts in the Software Program.
Assists in the development of new programs to promote maximizing reimbursement of services provided and to research reimbursement for potential codes or to suggest other coding options that may be appropriate for services rendered based on said research.
Print, review, and analyze reports and compare them to last month and to review the end of the year reports compared to where we were at last year. Discussing game plan and which patients we are having problems with and where we are at with follow-up on each over 90 days and older claims.
Complete PPO contracts and credentialing of new therapists.
Schedule and attend formal meetings as requested to review billing issues.
Maintain positive relationships with the health care team, patients and family.
Assists in creating policies/procedure related to changes in the area of billing /insurance and the requirement set forth by governing agencies.