Reimbursement Specialist

Addus HomeCare - Downers Grove, IL (30+ days ago)3.6


Competitive salary along with a monthly bonus program!!

It’s an exciting time in the healthcare industry and Addus is a company on the move. We are a client-focused, innovative and forward-thinking company and we are always looking for top talent. We are building a dynamic team of dedicated individuals seeking meaningful employment in a supportive and rewarding environment.

Summary: This position is responsible for the timely and accurate billing and follow up (collections) of accounts receivable for assigned branches/payers and clients to minimize exposure to bad debt and maximize collections.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Coordinate and facilitate all aspects of the timely billing for a defined set of locations and payers and clients.
  • Works with assigned branches to obtain necessary documentation to process billing in accordance with payer and/or company guidelines.
  • Submit electronic and manual claims adhering to strict deadlines
  • Manages unbilled report to ensure all billing for assigned areas is processed.
  • Files supplemental billing for any late entries within payer filing limits.
  • Provide billing guidance and support to the branch locations
  • Review accounts receivable reports regularly for any problematic accounts/payers, trends and ensures timely follow up.
  • Work with payer and branches to reach resolution on any unpaid claims.
  • Completes write offs/adjustments for uncollectible AR and routes as appropriate timely for approval.
  • Maintain optimal communication and rapport with payers and branches
  • Offer input and maintain reporting requirements relative to assigned accounts
  • Identify and notify supervisor of changes in payer guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two years of medical billing and collection experience preferred
  • Knowledge of governmental payer requirements (i.e., Medicaid, Managed Care and Long Term Care) a plus
  • Solid history of proven success with Accounts Receivable
  • Advanced computer proficiency including Microsoft office.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level interest in being part of a dynamic and growing team
  • Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines

Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Salary: $19.00 to $22.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Reimbursement: 1 year
  • Medical Billing: 1 year