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Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.
Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.
If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.
Reimbursement consultant to the hospitals. Manage the cost report process from work paper set preparation to cost report filing including engaging all hospital personnel or consultants to ensure meeting necessary deadlines. Will also file assigned hospital cost reports. Manage all aspects of Medicare audit support and adjustment review including filing Medicare appeals. Manage Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement projects with hospital and corporate senior management, including regulatory research and financial analysis. Responsible for the hospital’s current year Medicare/Medicaid cost report estimate model and prior year cost report balances. Reports to Reimbursement Director.
Minimum Education Requirements
Bachelors in Accounting or Finance MBA Desired
Minimum Experience Requirements
Seven years of healthcare reimbursement/finance experience Strong Excel skills
Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an *)
Manage the cost report process including meeting with hospital financial staff prior to the end of the Medicare FYE, overseeing workpaper set completion, cost report preparation and filing including coordination with consultants.*
Manage the Medicare and Medicaid audit process including ensuring supportable documentation is provided to auditors.*
File cost report appeals and complete position papers for the PRRB.*
Deadline driven processes, so must be able to complete timely and accurately.*
Strong ability to read and interpret government regulations.*
Consult and advise CFOs, hospital and corporate senior management requests for information and financial impacts to the Medicare and Medicaid programs.*
Write regulatory communication summaries to hospital and corporate finance senior management.*
Manage 855A application filing process through Medicare/Medicaid and CMS review process.*
Understand the Medicare and Medicaid cost report estimate model including the factors/data input in the model and their impact.*
Complete quarterly reviews and communicate financial impact of contractual model and supporting documentation.*
Thoroughly understand the hospital’s current and prior year Medicare and Medicaid balance sheet accounts.*
Evaluate P&L impact analysis of cost report settlements and communicate to hospital and corporate finance.*
Lead training and education sessions for Reimbursement Dept Staff.*
Reimbursement knowledge resource for Reimbursement Dept Staff.*
Work with Reimbursement Director to update policies and procedures.*
Review work projects completed by Reimbursement Analysts.*
Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a... smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.