Providence Health & Services Home Health Billing Coordinator in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Billing Coordinator (Home Health Billing, Day Shift, Full-time) to Providence Senior and Community Services in Tukwila, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Position Details: This is a full-time position (40 hours/week, 1.0FTE) with benefits. Monday through Friday, day shift. The start time can be flexible.

In this position you will:

  • Demonstrate competency in identifying and providing feedback regarding billing needs, recommending and implementing creative solutions to meet those needs consistent with available resources, appropriate procedures, internal controls for new and existing systems and coordinating efforts with other team members and departments.

  • Coordinate contacts with all third party representatives, i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, Group Health, Veterans Administration, Managed Care Companies, and others as required resolving issues related to outstanding claims.

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, rules and regulations by updating manuals and monitoring web sites to maintain regulatory compliance throughout areas of risk. Works closely with team regarding Medicare/Medicaid and Managed Care changes/updates.

  • Maintain patient accounts by posting charges, cash receipts and adjustments. Monitor aged accounts receivables and maintains and reconciles daily census reports. Assist accountants in balancing specific general ledger accounts as they relate to receivables, and cash receipts. May prepare and pursue collection on delinquent accounts.

  • Maintain all appropriate schedules needed to bill efficiently (UPINs, A/R codes, ICD9 and CPTs codes, price lists, etc.)

  • Assist in planning for new or upgraded financial systems and coordinates the implementation process among the finance users, information services staff and other parties.

  • Prepare and maintain, throughout the year, Medicare/Medicaid cost report logs as required by Fiscal Intermediaries (FI).

  • Prepare credit balance reports for submission to FI on a quarterly basis.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • One year experience in an office setting performing billing/administrative/clerical duties; or other applicable experience with a Providence ministry

  • Proficient in Excel and Word.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in a healthcare environment, emphasis on reimbursement and collections, and/or knowledge and experience with insurance contracts and/or Medicare/Medicaid Regulations

  • Experience with EPIC a plus

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Billing / Insurance

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 161875