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University of Rochester Billing Asst in Rochester, New York


Position Summary:

The Billing Assistant is responsible for performing the duties listed below, as well as providing clerical and billing support functions for the assigned team as needed. Subscribe to the department’s goals of creating a culturally competent environment in treating others with a sensitive and caring manner. Adhere to HIPPA and Strong Commitment rules and regulations and represent the department and hospital in a professional manner, protecting confidentiality of patient information at all times.

Supervision and Direction Exercised:

Responsible for monitoring own performance on assigned tasks against procedure standards.

Machines and Equipment Used:

Standard office equipment, including but not limited to desktop computer, Flowcast and Emdeon billing systems, telephone, photocopy machine, 10 key adding machine, Microsoft Email, Excel, Word and Access, and various payer web sites.

Typical Duties:

30% Process Medicare, Medicaid or Fidelis claims via direct data entry into payer system

25% Process Secondary claims:

  • Using claims information provided by the supervisor, enter clams into payer billing system within the specified time frame via:

  • Enter note into Flowcast with the date claim was keyed

20% Review up front edits from payers, correct, and resubmit as needed

10% Review daily billed report to assure claim file has been accepted by the payer

10% Review and correct hold bills identified by the system as relating to the responsibility of Patient accounts

5% May perform typing, filing, fill-in for other positions and any other duties of similar scope and complexity in regular combination with this position. Cross Train on team processes to enable assistance and fill in as needed


  • Participate in department/team staff meetings, educational classes and training

  • Attend monthly department and team staff meetings

  • Stay up to date on HIPAA guidelines through education and reading monthly emails.

  • Participate in URMC training such as Strong Commitment ICare and Annual Mandatory In Service

  • Join PAO committees such as planning PAO events or addressing employee issues


High school diploma with 2 years related business experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer Associate’s degree in Accounting or an equivalent combination of education/experience.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 15.00 - $ 19.86 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 005
Schedule: 8 AM-4:30 PM