Medical Collector in Carlsbad, CA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

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.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3-5 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.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frames.  Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes.