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Patient Account Rep/Medical Collections in Neptune City, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

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Job Description

Our top client, located in Neptune is looking to hire Patient Account Representatives to support their growing Accounts Receivable Department. These roles will be staffed on a temp to hire basis and will pay 15-18 p/h contingent on experience.
Responsibilities Include:
Ability to use/adapt to various workflow systems and client host systems such as STAR, SMS, EAGLE and EPIC, as well as other tools available to them to collect payments and resolve accounts
Knowledge of the insurance follow up process with understanding of the fundamental concepts in healthcare reimbursement methodologies
Understanding of Medicare, Medicaid and government claims
Follow up with payers to ensure all claims are resolved via phone, email and fax
Review and update all patient and financial information accurately
Verify that information is accurate as to individual or insurance company responsible for bill payment
Follow up with insurance companies within expected timeframe
Identify and report underpayments and denial trends
Basic knowledge of healthcare claims processing including ICD-9/10, CPT and HCPC codes, as well as UB-04
Prior Experience in hospital/facility billing required
2-3 years' experience in insurance collections, including submitting and following up on claims
Ability to work well individually and in a team environment
Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency
Medical Billing and Coding Certification preferred but not required

Please submit your resume for consideration!