Date Posted: 10/15/2020Apply Now
Ledgent Staffing is working with a Specialty Medical Clinic in the Chestnut Hill, MA area. This is an established organization with exponential growth of patients in the area. They are in need of a temporary Medical Biller/ Financial Coordinator. You will be behind the scene investigating / resolving potential problems when it comes to Medical Billing and pre-authorization of insurance policies and Accounts Receivable issues with patient accounts. This is an immediate need and we are setting interviews up immediately to meet the growing needs.
Monitor outstanding insurance accounts receivables for the various payers with which the practices are contracted.
Complete re submissions/appeals as applicable.
For those claims that exceed a given standard for the length of time a claim is outstanding and thus requires follow-up with the Payer, perform such follow-up to ensure that all funds due from payers are collected on a reasonable and timely basis.
Post EOBs/ERAs into practice system.
Monitor outstanding patient accounts receivables for the various patients with outstanding balances.
For those patient accounts that exceed a given standard for length of time a self-pay balance is outstanding, perform follow-up to ensure that all funds due from patients are collected on a reasonable and timely basis.
Review Charges that have been posted by various practices that may be on HOLD and therefore may have not been submitted to payers for reimbursement or may not have been assigned to patient responsibility
Determine the reason for the HOLD and resolve such issues.
Run reports specified in the End of Day Balancing process, and perform balancing procedures to ensure that all amounts reconcile to supporting documentation and to posted bank deposits.
Respond to patient questions regarding their account
Research both self-pay and insurance patient account activity, so that the patients' questions can be satisfactorily answered and required actions can be taken regarding the accounts.Collections
Review delinquent accounts per practices' collection protocols
Collaborate with the practices' collection agency
Participate in any other compliance training and observe requirements as specified.
Engage in a collaborative process with fellow colleagues to bring about the best possible experience for the patient.
2-3 years of experience in a medical/healthcare office setting required.
2-3 years of experience in patient financial services preferred.
Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays, on a rotating basis with other teammates.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to effectively read, generate and analyze reports.
Superior judgment and decision-making skills.
Strong ethics and a high level of personal and professional integrity.
Proficient with Microsoft Office programs, specifically Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, an outgoing personality, with a professional demeanor and positive attitude.
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