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Reimbursable Billing Technician
In order to meet the minimum qualifications at the GS-6 level, you must meet the following: English Language Proficiency - In accordance with 38 U.S.C. 7402(d), No person shall serve in direct patient care positions unless they are proficient in basic written and spoken English. You must be proficient in basic written and spoken English in order to meet the requirements of this position. ~AND~ EXPERIENCE: You must have at least one (1) full year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade (GS-5) level in the Federal service that includes providing accurate and timely billing and collection activities to be completed in accordance within prescribed policies, regulations and healthcare laws; utilizes extensive medical terminology; performs analysis of complex problems, gathers and collects the necessary information, establishes the facts, and takes or recommends actions, based upon the application or interpretation of established guidelines, uses independent judgment to best assist patients and their family members and comes to a resolution regarding their patient billing, eligibility, insurance and care provided. NOTE: Experience must be fully documented on your resume and must include job title, duties, month and year start/end dates AND hours worked per week. You will be rated on the following Competencies as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position: Customer ServiceInsuranceOrganizational AwarenessTechnical Competence IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. 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. Experience 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; religious; 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. For more information on these qualification standards, please visit the United States Office of Personnel Management's website at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/classification-qualifications/general-schedule-qualification-standards/.