Reimbursable Billing Technician
Company: Veterans Health Administration
Location: White City
Posted on: November 19, 2021
This position is in a Veteran Affairs Medical Center (VAMC)
facility aligned with a Consolidated Patient Account Center (CPAC)
organizationally under the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The CPAC
is a regionally consolidated business entity established to enhance
revenue within Veterans Health Administration (VHA) using an
industry best model built on regional management of key aspects of
the revenue cycle, process standardization, accountability, and
economies of scale.
Learn more about this agency
- Accepting applications
- Open & closing dates
10/20/2021 to 11/10/2021
$39,311 - $51,103 per year
- Pay scale & grade
1 vacancy in the following location:
- White City, OR 1 vacancy
- Telework eligible
Yes-as determined by the agency policy.
- Travel Required
- Relocation expenses reimbursed
- Appointment type
- Work schedule
- Promotion potential
- Job family (Series)
0503 Financial Clerical And Assistance
- Supervisory status
- Security clearance
- Drug test
- Position sensitivity and risk
Non-sensitive (NS)/Low Risk
- Trust determination process
- Announcement number
- Control number
This job is open to
- Career transition (CTAP, ICTAP, RPL)
Federal employees who meet the definition of a "surplus" or
- Federal employees - Competitive service
Current or former competitive service federal employees.
- Individuals with disabilities
- Internal to an agency
Current federal employees of this agency.
- Military spouses
- Veterans Clarification from the agency
1st Area of Consideration (AOC): Current employees of Station 736
West Coast CPAC or any of its satellite locations. 2nd AOC: Current
Department of Veterans Affairs Employees 3rd AOC: Current and
former federal employees and Other Status Eligibles
- Assigns disposition instructions, and implements the most
responsive and cost-effective means for managing them.
- Independently researches, analyzes, generates, and corrects
Veteran's First Party co-payments for care as it pertains to a
variety of complex VA programs.
- Accesses, retrieves, manages, and processes various revenue
- Accesses various menu options to identify, review, analyze,
process and complete First Party and Third Party encounters and
- Resolves operational problems as it applies to Veterans
accounts in other units within CPAC.
- Assists in synchronizing and the operationalization of all
revenue activities regarding Care in the Community with the various
- Applies analytical and evaluation techniques to determine if
First Party co-payment bills are appropriate. Work Schedule:
Telework: Adhoc potentially available with Supervisor approval
occasionally after fully trained.
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Reimbursable Billing
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Conditions of Employment
- You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job
- All applicants tentatively selected for VA employment in a
testing designated position are subject to urinalysis to screen for
illegal drug use prior to appointment. Applicants who refuse to be
tested will be denied employment with VA.
- Selective Service Registration is required for males born after
- You may be required to serve a probationary period
- Subject to background/security investigation
- Selected applicants will be required to complete an online
- Participation in the seasonal influenza vaccination program is
a requirement for all Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care
- Participation in the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
vaccination program is a requirement for all Department of Veterans
Affairs Personnel Qualifications
To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements
by the closing date of this announcement, 11/10/2021.
Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal
employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks
must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of
this announcement. For a GS-06 position you must have served 52
weeks at the GS-05. The grade may have been in any occupation, but
must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows
your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your
application materials. If the most recent SF-50 has an effective
date within the past year, it may not clearly demonstrate you
possess one-year time-in-grade, as required by the announcement. In
this instance, you must provide an additional SF-50 that clearly
demonstrates one-year time-in-grade.
Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal
employees applying for reinstatement.
You may qualify based on your experience as described below:
Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized
experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade GS-05 in the
normal line of progression for the occupation in the
Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are
not limited to:
1)Provides customer service to meets the needs of the customer.
2)Provides patient education to a diverse customer base utilizing
telephone, face to face, electronic or written correspondence.
3)Identifies, reviews, analyzes, process and completes co-payments
and insurance encounters and other billing related activities.
4)Independently reviews and processes all specialty billing
5) Reviews, analyzes, researches, and verifies insurance policy
coverage, filing time frames, COB information and certification
requirements for secondary billing.
You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:
- Customer Service
- Organizational Awareness
- Technical CompetenceExperience refers to paid and unpaid
experience, including volunteer work done through National Service
programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations
(e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual;
community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical
competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable
training and experience that translates directly to paid
employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience,
including volunteer experience.
Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work
per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of
time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing
to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the
nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and
the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Physical Requirements: The work is primarily sedentary with long
periods of sitting at a desk, working with computers daily. Some
work may require walking in offices and similar areas for meetings.
Work may also require walking and standing in conjunction with
travel to and attendance at meetings and conferences away from the
worksite. The work does not require any special physical
For more information on these qualification standards, please visit
the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at
As a general rule, education is not creditable above GS-5 for most
positions covered by this standard; however, graduate education may
be credited in those few instances where the graduate education is
directly related to the work of the position.
Note: Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department
of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or
institutions may be used to qualify for Federal employment. You can
verify your education here: If you are using foreign education to
meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of
Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit
for that education. For further information, visit:
VA supports the use of telework as a way to help attract and retain
talented individuals in public service, increase worker
productivity, and better prepare the agency to operate during
emergencies. This position may be authorized for telework. Telework
eligibility will be discussed during the interview process.
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