Patient Account Receivable Representative

Full Time
CA
Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The A/R Representative is responsible for maintaining industry standards for the A/R they are assigned to for all carriers in regard to aging, collection rates. This position will also post contractual and courtesy adjustments as needed; be responsible for the follow up on all outstanding insurance and patient claims; will work the aging reports as directed by the A/R Manager, be responsible for lowering the aging insurance A/R to acceptable standards, and help in the preparation of spreadsheets and aging analysis for meetings with insurance carriers and the re-submission of claims.

Responsibilities:

  • Review, modify as necessary, and re-bill rejected/denied claims in “queue” by assigning appropriate insurance carrier, utilizing the billing address and/or payor prefix.
  • Process “queues” within appropriate timeframes, (e.g. claims status checks, appeals of denied claims).
  • Recode private pay, commercial insurance and HMO claims, assigning proper condition codes/ICD-9 codes/procedure codes into the Accounts Receivable Billing System and re-file claims as necessary.
  • Update appropriate modifiers, based on origin and destination of trip and change insurance claims as necessary.
  • Create narrative in the Accounts Receivable Billing System to document status of trip for use in claim appeal process.
  • Prepare spreadsheets and aging analysis for meetings with insurance carriers and the resubmission of claims.
  • Ensure that charges are billable to a particular commercial payor, based on the payor’s criteria, as needed; Resolve payment issues with carriers.
  • Resolve payment issues with carriers, (e.g. denials, partial payments, etc.)

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Associates Degree or certificate of completion from a coding and billing school preferred
  • Minimum (2) years’ expereince billing electronic and paper physician claims. Experience with Managed Care contracts, Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Medical collections experience preferred but not required.
  • Proficient in the Accounts Receivable Billing System and Internet, (e.g. Internet mapping programs, eligibility websites, address search engines).
  • Understanding of Government coverage guidelines, filing limits and necessary prior authorizations; knowledge of Payor-specific requirements for one or more geographical areas and/or financial classes.
  • Able to make Distinctions between ALS/BLS/SCT/Gurney/Wheelchair/CCT levels of service.
  • Knowledge of ICD-9 coding/condition codes and procedure codes

Benefits:

Integra Connect, LLC provides a comprehensive benefits plan.

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance beginning the 1st of the month following your date of hire
  • 401k with employer match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays and Floating Holiday

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Features

Job CategoryRevenue Cycle Solutions Management

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