Medical Billing and Collections Representative

  • location: Louisville, KY
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $22 per hour
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job description

Medical Billing and Collections Representative

job summary:
Medical Billing and collections Representative

Primary Responsibilities:

- Contact customers to determine reason for payment delinquency

- Negotiate and advise on collection of overdue / incorrect claims and take appropriate action to recover overdue payments

- Handle unresolved inquiries / issues

- Responsible for adhering to collection practices

- May work with outside legal counsel and / or outside agencies in more complex collection cases

- Some work is completed without established procedures

- Basic tasks are completed without review by others

- Hospital or patient accounting department functions, operations and procedures

- Medical terminology, procedure and diagnosis coding sufficient to assess accuracy of patient accounts

- Covered insurance benefits, billing requirements and procedures for third party payers and / or Government Programs

- Data elements for UB04 / 1500 and / or State of California Medi-Cal Program

- Operation of on-line computerized patient accounting systems and / or electronic billing systems

- Accounting practices and procedures common to accounts receivable

- General clerical office practices and procedures

- Medical terminology

- HCPCS / CPT and ICD9 / ICD10 Coding understanding

- Hospital and patient accounting department functions

- Insurance policies and their benefits

- Data processing input devices

- Accounts receivable practices and procedures

- General clerical office practices

- Knowledge of payer contracts

 
location: Louisville, Kentucky
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 4
education: High School
experience: 2 Years
 
responsibilities:
Medical Billing and collections Representative

Primary Responsibilities:

- Contact customers to determine reason for payment delinquency

- Negotiate and advise on collection of overdue / incorrect claims and take appropriate action to recover overdue payments

- Handle unresolved inquiries / issues

- Responsible for adhering to collection practices

- May work with outside legal counsel and / or outside agencies in more complex collection cases

- Some work is completed without established procedures

- Basic tasks are completed without review by others

- Hospital or patient accounting department functions, operations and procedures

- Medical terminology, procedure and diagnosis coding sufficient to assess accuracy of patient accounts

- Covered insurance benefits, billing requirements and procedures for third party payers and / or Government Programs

- Data elements for UB04 / 1500 and / or State of California Medi-Cal Program

- Operation of on-line computerized patient accounting systems and / or electronic billing systems

- Accounting practices and procedures common to accounts receivable

- General clerical office practices and procedures

- Medical terminology

- HCPCS / CPT and ICD9 / ICD10 Coding understanding

- Hospital and patient accounting department functions

- Insurance policies and their benefits

- Data processing input devices

- Accounts receivable practices and procedures

- General clerical office practices

- Knowledge of payer contracts

 
qualifications:
Medical Billing and collections Representative

Primary Responsibilities:

- Contact customers to determine reason for payment delinquency

- Negotiate and advise on collection of overdue / incorrect claims and take appropriate action to recover overdue payments

- Handle unresolved inquiries / issues

- Responsible for adhering to collection practices

- May work with outside legal counsel and / or outside agencies in more complex collection cases

- Some work is completed without established procedures

- Basic tasks are completed without review by others

- Hospital or patient accounting department functions, operations and procedures

- Medical terminology, procedure and diagnosis coding sufficient to assess accuracy of patient accounts

- Covered insurance benefits, billing requirements and procedures for third party payers and / or Government Programs

- Data elements for UB04 / 1500 and / or State of California Medi-Cal Program

- Operation of on-line computerized patient accounting systems and / or electronic billing systems

- Accounting practices and procedures common to accounts receivable

- General clerical office practices and procedures

- Medical terminology

- HCPCS / CPT and ICD9 / ICD10 Coding understanding

- Hospital and patient accounting department functions

- Insurance policies and their benefits

- Data processing input devices

- Accounts receivable practices and procedures

- General clerical office practices

- Knowledge of payer contracts

 
skills: MS Office
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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