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  • Posted: Nov 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Lagoon Hospital was first established in 1986 with Lagoon Hospital Apapa, now the flagship hospital, followed by Lagoon Hospital Ikeja and Lagoon Hospital Victoria Island. The Group has since added 2 new locations: Lagoon Clinics in Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja and Lagoon Specialist Suites in Victoria Island bringing a total of 5 locations to date. Lagoon Hospitals ...
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    Billing Officer

    Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

    Job Description

    • This role is responsible for preparing patients’ bills and posting same into the Hospital Information Management System.
    • Candidates with experience in Healthcare, Telecommunications and Hospitality Industries are encouraged to apply.

    Summary of Responsibilities

    • Prepare estimate, interim and final bills for in and out patients as required
    • Post bills in the Hospital Information Management System (HIMS)
    • Request for approvals and pre authorization numbers from patients from the HMO as necessary
    • Participate in the monthly stock count and valuation
    • Other duties as assigned.

    NHIS Patients:

    • Ensure admission PA is collected before a patient is admitted
    • Inform patients for drug services not covered while on admission before rendering
    • Ensure patient pays 10% on drugs covered and full payment on services not covered while checking the bill to ensure the software automatically bills 90% to NHIS.
    • Input PA to all bill generated.

    HMO In-Patient:

    • Collection of admission PA before patient can be admitted into ICU, HDU, NICU, and SCBU
    • Collection of PA for branded drugs
    • Prepare bill estimate for approvals of surgery before or while on admission
    • Monthly reconciliation with HMO supervisor to ensure no revenue is lost.

    PVT Patient:

    • Ensure admission deposit is collected before patient is admitted into ICU, HDU, NICU, and SCBU.
    • Prepare bill estimate for patients while on admission
    • Monitor patents ability to meet financial obligations and inform relevant authority if changes is noticed.
    • Any other duties as assigned.

    Key Result Areas / Performance Goals

    • Prompt, accurate and valid patient billing
    • Prompt postings into the HIMS and report generation
    • Accurate and reliable stock counts
    • Smooth liaison with the HMO
    • Management of customers’ grievances
    • Compliance with the use of Standard Operating Procedures and policies.

    Job Qualifications

    • University Degree or Higher Diploma in Accountancy or any other numeric discipline.
    • Minimum of 2 years work experience.

    Core Competencies:

    • Excellent communication skills
    • Working knowledge of process improvement and operations management
    • Negotiation
    • Customer Service Orientation
    • Computer literacy.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Lagoon Hospitals on docs.google.com to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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