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COLLECTOR in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Franklin, TN
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    5/17/2019

Job Description

Overview

Benefit verification specialist

Acadia is a provider of behavioral healthcare services. December 31, 2018, Acadia operated a network of 583 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 18,100 beds in 40 states, the United Kingdom and Puerto Rico. Acadia provides behavioral health and addiction services to its patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics.

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

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

Responsibilities
  • Call and status outstanding claims with third party payors.
  • Review claims issues, make corrections as needed, and rebill. Utilize claims clearing house to review and correct claims and to resubmit electronically when available.
  • Review explanation of benefits to ascertain that claim processed and paid correctly.
  • Complete adjustment forms if any adjustments need to be made to an account and attach all supporting documentation.
  • Manage daily productivity via patient accounting system and productivity reports. Needs to maintain an average of 30-40 accounts worked per day minimum.
  • Prorate patient accounts and monitor that balance due is in the correct financial class.
  • Weekly reporting to BOD an overview of the week and participate in AR meetings.
  • Gathers and interprets data from system and understands appropriate course of action to take and initiates time-sensitive and strategic steps resulting in payment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of job-related experience.
  • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office; especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.