A Medicare Appeals Coordinator at Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman will perform a wide variety of tasks to support a busy litigation practice challenging Medicare cost report policies. Major duties of an Appeals Coordinator include providing comprehensive and efficient analytical support to prepare Medicare cost report appeal filing supporting documents, communicating with hospital clients, MACs, and Provider Reimbursement Review Board (PRRB) staff, preparing and editing correspondence of legal documents, calendar management, docket management, and maintaining files. Technology skills are a necessity in this role as is familiarity with Medicare cost reports and related accounting functions as well as having a team-player mindset and ability to multi-task.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Assisting attorneys by finding reliable solutions while working within firm policies and procedures.
Maintaining detailed internal dockets of cases in various stages of litigation.
Developing comfort and proficiency with all necessary firm software and providing first-line support to attorneys.
Drafting, proofreading and editing a variety of documents for correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, format and content in prepared materials.
Scheduling and calendar management.
Communicating directly with clients, MACs, and PRRB staff.
Collecting and Analyzing Documentation
Monitor and Ensure timely filing of Deadlines
Update Internal database and spreadsheets
Ability to communicate with clients and stakeholders in a professional manner.
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
Excellent writing, grammar and proofreading skills.
Ability to work independently to find solutions to technical problems.
Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.
Education and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as accounting or finance
Minimum two years’ experience working in a position with exposure to Medicare cost reports.
Position is onsite in Indianapolis, Indiana
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the Firm.
Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C. focuses its practice on health law and is recognized as one of the nation’s preeminent health law firms. With more than 50 years of experience in the health law business, Hall Render is the largest health care-focused law firm in the country. Clients include large and small business entities from a wide variety of industries, nonprofit organizations, private individuals and major health care providers.
In 1967, William S. Hall started a law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana as general counsel to the Indiana Hospital Association, and from that time on the firm has centered its practice on health law. In 1984, the firm became Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, continuing its vision to focus on health law matters. The firm has grown over time and now has offices in Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Detroit, Michigan; Indianapolis, Indiana; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C. Today, Hall Render is the largest health care-focused law firm in the United States serving health care industry clients throughout the country.