Fiscal Analyst 3

The Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) is pleased to announce an opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of veterans as a Fiscal Analyst 3 at our Agency Headquarters located in Olympia, WA.

Duties

Some of what you will be doing: 
This position is critical in providing Financial Support the Washington State Veterans Homes (WSVH) and WDVA Financial Services by completing monthly billing to Medicaid, Medicare, the Federal Veterans Administration, and other applicable insurances.  This position ensures our billing software (Point Click Care) is up to date with current and accurate information, completes the month-end close process in accordance with WDVA deadlines, and provides reports verifying monthly revenue projections.   The Fiscal Analyst 3 (FA3) is responsible for monitoring aged receivables to ensure timely payment of outstanding claims and assists with the Fiscal Analyst 4 (FA4) with monthly bank account reconciliations.  This position ensures revenue is accrued accurately, cash is received timely, and medical payable expenditures are scrutinized, contributing to the overall financial health of the agency.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides beginning to end analysis of the resident revenue cycle per each pay source, and provides professional and technical advice to WSVH business office staff, WSVH administration, and the financial services department.   Manages monthly billing cycle as part of the interdisciplinary team.  Revenue cycle management impacts multiple departments, the Veterans Homes Program, and contributes to the financial health of the agency.
  • Monthly billing to Medicaid, Medicare A and B, Managed Care, Hospice, Long Term Care insurances, and Supplemental Insurance. Performs pre-bill analysis of all bills generated for room/board and ancillary services submitted to Medicaid, Medicare A and B, Managed Care, Hospice, Long Term Care insurances, and Supplemental Insurance.
  • Monitors proposed, pending, and implemented changes in regulations and requirements of skilled nursing payers including Medicaid and Medicare.   Analyze claims from beginning to end, working with outside providers to ensure accuracy and payment in full depending on the requirements of that payer.  
  • Completes claims analysis on unanticipated payments or inaccurate billing.  Biller analyzes claims for compliance and confirms residents meet regulatory requirements and eligibility for billing.
  • Provides subject matter expertise and analysis of census and payer set up in PCC. Completes daily review of resident’s accounts, based on census and payer changes, to ensure census and payer information is current.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance to the business office staff at the homes in order to ensure accuracy of the census and payer tree set up.          
  • Medicare:  Verification of three-night qualifying hospital stay per the paperwork and hospital billing, resident has Medicare days available and has not exhausted prior to admission, and verifies Medicare is not secondary payer or resident has not elected a Medicare Advantage plan per the Medicare Common Working File (CWF).
  • Medicaid/Managed Medicaid/Hospice:  Verifies resident is correctly classified as Medicaid by reviewing Medicaid Award Letter completed by DSHS.  If there is no award letter on file, the resident is considered Medicaid Pending.  Reviews Medicaid Pending claims on a monthly basis by following up with the VBS/Admission Coordinator and verifying there is a completed Medicaid application on file with DSHS.
  • Veterans Administration:  Completes the payer setup file and monitors the census daily for changes.  When payment is received, provides a reconciliation of billed days, the 10-5588, and the monthly accruals.
  • Reviews vendor invoices for accurate billing to WDVA and processes applicable payments in accordance with WDVA guidelines.
  • Completes month-end close process, in conjunction with the WSVH business office staff, to meet designated monthly deadlines.  Provides information and completes reports that are used to

 

Qualifications

Required Qualifications: 
A Bachelor’s degree, which includes 18 quarter or 12 semester hours in accounting, AND two years of relevant professional experience.
OR
Any combination of education and relevant professional experience totaling six (6) years. Education must include the required accounting credit hours in accounting.
Skilled level using Microsoft Excel and Word.
Knowledge of GAAP and government accounting.
Ability to effectively communicate financial data to external customers.
Ability to interpret and apply Federal and State regulations.
Ability to operate office equipment including computer, phone, copier, scanner, and bank check readers.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in a financial related field
Knowledge of the Agency Financial Reporting System (AFRS), Enterprise Reports, Treasury Management System (TMS), Point Click Care (PCC), and State Administrative & Accounting Manual (SAAM).
experience working with Medicaid, Medicare, and insurance billing

Supplemental Information

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Possess a valid Washington State driver’s license at the time of employment.

Application process: 
The top candidates will be contacted directly to interview for this position. Because the selection will be based on information provided by you, it is in your best interest to identify the knowledge, skills, and abilities that address the mandatory and desirable qualifications described below.

Applications submitted will contain the following:

1. A letter of interest describing specific qualifications.
2. A current resume detailing applicable experience, education and current salary.
3. A list of at least three professional references with current telephone numbers.

NOTE: Applicants wishing to claim Veterans Preference should attach a copy of their DD-214 (Member 4 copy), NGB 22, or signed verification of service letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs to their application. Please blackout any personally identifiable data such as social security numbers. For further information please contact us at: 
recruiters@dva.wa.gov

The State of Washington is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with a disability who need assistance in the application process or testing process, or those needing this announcement in an alternative format, may call (360) 725-2183 or toll free (800) 562-0132 and select option 5. For questions about this recruitment, call (360)725 -2183. TTY users should first call 711 to access the Washington Relay Service.

Location

WA Department of Veterans Affairs
Olympia, WA


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