Billing & Collections Specialst

Bristol Hospital
Oct 08, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
## Requirements

Associates degree is business administration, finance, and/or equivalent experience. Minimum five (5) years working in a physician's office handling billing and collection functions. Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office. Strong mathematical and analytical skills.

## Job Detail

Utilize a strong working knowledge of office practice management to optimize reconciliation of patient accounts. Effectively work with physicians, clients, and other related personnel in managing accounts. Use various billing and collection techniques in collaboration with written and oral communication skills to ensure patient account balances are appropriately managed.

Work with insurance carriers, clients and patients to seek resolution of financial issues inclusive of providing precertificaiton/authorization of procedures, securing financial assistance, calculating discounts and allowances.

Maintains network of provider contacts to utilize expertise in claim processing and resolution

Perform credit and collection duties. Take appropriate action to rectify overpayments or incorrect payments. Takes action necessary to secure payments.

Efficiently and effectively handles inquires from payors, physicians, patients and etc. Responds to inquiries in a timely basis. Takes initiative to strive for a positive outcome. Maintains a log of all client commuicaitons.

Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of accounts receivable maintenance. Discusses plan of action with team leader prior to implementation.

Collects and creates analysis of data as requested for special reports

Use HCFA 1500 billing, CPT4 and ICD9 coding functions as mandated by managed care carriers and other third party providers.

*Job Source ID:*Full Time/40 hours



*Job Status:*Full-time

*Shift:*40 hours per week; 8:00am-4:30pm M-F b53b32e1b0f5471f961621c7bbf05760