Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 3/21/2022

Are you looking for an exciting, professional career with a company that treats each individual with dignity and respect? We take pride in our work and organization knowing that we each make a difference in the lives of our patients every day!

Steward Medical Group at Hawthorn Medical Associates is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated Billing Project Coordinator.

We aim to create a supportive environment where you can develop your skills and further your career path with a passionate team of employees who are all driven to learn from one another.

The successful candidate will:

Research and analyze delinquent third-party payer claims such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial and Non-commercial carriers; verify patient eligibility, adjust and submit claims as necessary

Analyze denial trends from third-party payers; research and review payer policies, and communicate any changes in billing requirements to Supervisor/Manager.

Prepares Excel spreadsheets with claim denials or incorrect payment data for appeals with insurance payers.

Participate in meetings/conference calls with insurance provider reps to discuss claims denials.

Review and work Zero paid claims to ensure that the zero payment is correct or if it needs to be appealed.

Participate in the development of new insurance mandates and communicates changes/updates to Management/Staff.

Uses a variety of statistical methods to gather, analyze, and interpret research data.

Work on Athena billing buckets assigned by Supervisor/Manager

Assist with payer and selfpay refunds, and selfpay eligibility report.

Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and effective manner in accordance with established company policies to achieve the overall objectives of this position.


Associate’s degree in a field or discipline is preferred. 1 – 3 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified is required.

We offer you:

  • Vacation, holiday and sick time
  • Medical, dental, vision and other elective insurances
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Supportive culture and professional development
  • Internal growth opportunities

Steward Health Care is the largest private, for-profit health care network in the United States. The company is owned and led by a management team of Steward Physicians. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward employs more than 40,000 health care professionals and operates 35 hospitals across the United States and in the countries of Malta and Colombia which regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, more than 7,000 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.

The Steward Health Care Network includes more than 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters annually. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta, Colombia and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah. For more information, visit

Hawthorn Medical Associates, an affiliate of Steward Health Care, was established in 1970 and is the largest multi-specialty group practice in the Greater New Bedford area. We have many of the area’s finest physicians who practice in our state-of-the-art facilities in a campus-like setting. They are supported by a skilled professional and support staff and together provide high quality, comprehensive medical care to more than 138,000 patients each year.

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