Account Receivable Specialist/Billing Associate

Galleria Wellness Medical, PC - New York, NY (30+ days ago)

Busy Medical Practice has an immediate opening for an Experienced Accounts Receivable Specialist/ Billing Associate.

The Accounts Receivable Specialist will be expected to effectively be responsible for all aspects of a full claim cycle. Responsibilities will include billing, payment posting, insurance and patient payments, payer follow up, and accounts receivable management. This position requires a comprehensive knowledge of billing and accounts receivable in a healthcare setting.

Skills and Abilities

· Minimum 3 year experience in a medical billing atmosphere.

· Expertise in medical billing and accounts receivable follow up.

· Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills.

· Strong attention to detail with accuracy and ability to prioritize and multi-task.

· Highly organized, quick learner and ability to work independently with strong work ethic.

· Understanding and proficiency in CPT, HCPCS, Modifiers and ICD-10 Coding Guidelines.

· Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when handling difficult clients/stressful situations.

· Proficient in computer and software programs. (Familiar with Dr. Chrono is a Plus.)

· Excellent customer service skills.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for all A/R duties including but not limited to:

· Assume responsibility for follow up on all outstanding accounts receivable.

· Regularly speak with insurance companies regarding billing, follow up and claim resolution.

· Contact insurance carriers, patients and other facilities as needed to get maximum payment on accounts and identify issues or changes to achieve profitability.

· Research and resolve accounts appearing in denied or underpaid status.

· Responsible to maintain accurate and up to date system notes referencing A/R and outstanding claims.

· Run daily/ weekly/ monthly reports as directed by management.

· Ensure A/R is collected in timely manner.

· Assist with special projects, audits and reconciliation as necessary.

· Gathering necessary additional information requested by the carrier and forwarding for claim reimbursement.

· Handle correspondence related to insurance and/or patient accounts.

· Answer Phones.

· Assist patient in understanding account, carrier payments and patient responsibility.

·Perform other duties as directed.

If you think you are the right fit, come join our growing team.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 /year