Bill Auditor

Patient services
Life Peglerae Hospital
Bill Auditor

A vacancy exits at Life Peglerae Hospital for the position of a Bill Auditor, reporting to the Patient Services Manager, Suzette van Rensburg.

Critical Outputs
  • Effective delivery of quality customer care
    • Evaluate data accuracy to identify deviations and make recommendations for corrective action, implement and monitor same
    • Analyse data trends relating to rejections and short payments etc.
    • Develop and maintain sound relationships with internal customers to achieve co-operation and compliance with audit processes
    • Compile and maintain a bill audit file containing copies of documentation as per LHC protocols
  • Effective auditing of patient documentation
    • Audit pre-set number of files according to Life standards, in order to achieve monthly target
    • Complete a bill audit template on each file audited
    • Complete the relevant Toolkits and any updates where required
    • Complete, successfully, the LHC coding course and achieve a set pass rate
    • Analyse results and make recommendations
    • Compile and submit a monthly bill audit report, report in relevant meetings
  • Effective auditing of hospital operational processes
    • Retrospective clinical auditing of claims and rejected accounts and active engagement with funders
    • Equipment invoicing auditing
    • Expedite the cash flow management
    • Redirect workflow to a single responsible party to manage the funder rejections and relieve case management effort
    • Refocus on formulary compliance and trends analysis on increased benefit limitations and protocols
  • Effective monitoring of patient services process compliance
    • Analyse trends to identify deviations, report on and influence Stock Controllers & Billing Clerks through presentations and discussions and training in monthly RSRT meetings & bill audit reports
  • Nursing Qualification
  • Grade 12
  • Specialized units Nursing experience
  • Knowledge of the iMeds / Impilo system will be beneficial
  • Knowledge of hospital patient services and billing processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of CPT & ICD coding
  • Knowledge of Funder contracts, scheme rules, exclusions and benefits
  • Knowledge or clear understanding of hospital industry and practices
  • Computer proficiency
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Verbal & written communication
  • Influencing
  • Professional & technical proficiency
  • Planning & organizing
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behavior
  • Building relationships & customer responsiveness
  • Organizational awareness

Suzette van Rensburg

086 501 0340
Closing date
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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