Billing Specialist in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 7/20/2020

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Job Description


Billing Specialists

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Acadia Healthcare was established in January 2005 to develop and operate a network of behavioral health facilities across the country.  Acadia provides psychiatric and chemical dependency services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

Acadia Healthcare’s mission is to create a world-class organization that sets the standard of excellence in the treatment of specialty behavioral health and addiction disorders.

Acadia’s management style and philosophy is one of collaboration and flexibility as we create an energetic and team oriented service delivery system. Our organization values input from employees, physicians, and all strategic alliances. 

Position Summary:

Responsible for daily accounts receivable data entry and billing. To assist with increasing collections, reducing accounts receivable days, and reducing bad debt.


• Responsible for billing all patient claims in a timely manner.

• Review claims issues, make corrections as needed, and rebill. Utilize claims clearing house to review and correct claims and to resubmit    electronically when available.

• Responsible for evaluating bill cycles and changing/updating when necessary.

• Responsible for printing daily billing reports – both electronic and paper claims. Monitor validation percent.

• Work daily claims rejection lists.

• Responsible for posting insurance and patient payments, contractuals, and all other adjustments.

• Review explanation of benefits to ascertain that claim processed and paid correctly. If processed incorrectly provide detail information to    collector for follow up.

• Complete adjustment forms if any adjustments need to be made to an account and attach all supporting documentation.

• Prorate patient accounts and monitor that balance due is in the correct financial class.

• Maintain daily cash log noting any variances on a daily basis.

• Gathers and interprets data from system and understands appropriate course of action to take and initiates time-sensitive and strategic    steps resulting in payment.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Claims follow-up or accounts receivable experience.
  • Prefer healthcare background with appeals experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of job-related experience.