Medical Collections Specialist

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Ajilon Professional Staffing Englewood, CO

Englewood, CO
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span Are you looking to join a great healthcare company making real change in people’s lives? Dose working with a great team in a positive environment make you strive to do greatness? Then I have the position for you. My client, an industry leader in the hospice/ home healthcare industry, is looking for a collections specialist. This person is responsible for a broad range of collection processes related to medical accounts receivable in support of single or multiple site locations. You will proactively work assigned accounts to maximize accurate and timely payment. This position is a direct hire and paying $17-$19/hr. in Centennial Colorado. If you have the experience as a medical collections specialist with knowledge in government and commercial insurance apply now!!! br   br B Essential Duties and Responsibilities: /B br ul
li Ensures daily accomplishments work towards company goals for cash collections and A/R over 90 days /li li Understands and adheres to state and federal regulations, and to company policies regarding to compliance, integrity, patient privacy and ethical billing and collection practices /li li Understands and adheres to HIPAA and PHI guidelines /li li Resubmits accurate and timely claims in formats including but not limited to CMS-1500, and electronic 837 /li li Reviews insurance remittance advices for accuracy. /li li Identifies billing errors, short payments, over payments, unpaid claims, and resolves accordingly communicating any needed system changes /li li Reviews residual account balances after payments are applied and generates necessary adjustments (within eligible guidelines), overpayment notification, refund request, and/or secondary billing as needed /li li Interacts with third party collection agencies as needed /li /ul
  br B In this position your knowledge and skill will require you to have: /B br ul
li A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in medical collections with a working knowledge of managed care, commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; home infusion experience a plus /li li Working knowledge of automated billing systems, experience with CPR+ preferred /li li Working knowledge and application of metric measurements, basic accounting practices, ICD-9, CPT and HCPCS coding /li li Solid Microsoft Office skills required: Word, Excel and Outlook /li li Ability to type 40 wpm and proficiency with10-key calculator /li /ul
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