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Patient Accounts Receivable Representative

Company: Med-metrix
Location: Fort Monmouth
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job PurposeThe ARS Representative is responsible for collections, account follow up, billing allowance posting for the accounts assigned to them.Duties And ResponsibilitiesAbility to use various workflow system and client host system such as STAR, SMS, EAGLE and EPIC, as well as other tools available to them to collect payments and resolve accountsWorking knowledge of the insurance follow-up process with understanding of the fundamental concepts in healthcare reimbursement methodologies Understanding of government, Medicare and Medicaid claimsFollow-up with payers to ensure timely resolution of all outstanding claims, via phone, emails, fax or websites Review and updates all patient and financial information accurately as given.Verifies that information is accurate as to individual or insurance company responsible for payment of bill.Monitors all billings for accuracy, updating any that contain known errors.Monitors Medicaid/healthy options coupons to assure services are billed within expected timeframesBills all hospital services to primary insurer or patient correctly and within expected timeframeFollows up with insurance companies on all assigned accounts within expected timeframeExplains hospital regulations with regard to methods for payment of accounts and maintains complete working knowledge of insurance regulations and hospital insurance contractsIdentify and report underpayments and denial trendsAbility to analyze, identify and resolve issues causing payer payment delays Initiate appeals when necessaryBasic knowledge of healthcare claims processing including: ICD-9/10, CPT and HCPC codes, as well as UB-04Ability to manipulate excel spreadsheets and communicate resultsMeets and maintains daily productivity and quality standards established in departmental policiesAct professionally, cooperatively and courteously with patients, insurance payors, co-workers, management and clientsPerform special projects and other duties as needed by the management team. Maintain confidentiality at all timesUse, protect and disclose patients protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards. Limit viewing of PHI to the absolute minimum as necessary to perform assigned dutiesQualificationsHigh School Diploma or equivalent requiredExperience in Hospital/Facility billing required2-3 years' experience in insurance collections, including submitting and following up on claimsAbility to work well individually and in a team environment.Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel and WordStrong organizations, communication and written skills Basic math and typing skillsHigh School DiplomaMedical Billing and Coding certification preferred, but not requiredWorking ConditionsPhysical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to move around the work area; Sit; perform manual tasks; operate tools and other office equipment such as computer, computer peripherals and telephones; extend arms; kneel; talk and hear.Mental Demands: The employee must be able to follow directions, collaborate with others, and handle stress.Work Environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.Med-Metrix and/or Medi-Centrix will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, military status, sexual orientation gender identity, expunged juvenile records, conviction or arrest record, age, disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, or marital status, military status, atypical hereditary cellular or blood trait, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, disability (including aids and HIV related illnesses) and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.Powered by JazzHRNH1cekFifJby Jobble

Keywords: Med-metrix, Brick , Patient Accounts Receivable Representative, Other , Fort Monmouth, New Jersey

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