Medical Collections Rep

Compensation

: $77,140.00 - $119,210.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Allied Health



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Hiring medical billers and collectors in Plano!

M-F 8am-4:30pm

$18

Contract to hire

Summary: The main function of a medical biller is to submit medical claims to insurance companies and payers such as Medicare and Medicaid. Responsible for the timely submission of technical or professional medical claims to insurance companies.

Job Responsibilities:

Obtain referrals and pre-authorizations as required for procedures
Check eligibility and benefit verification Review patient bills for accuracy and completeness and obtain any missing information Prepare, review, and transmit claims using billing software, including electronic and paper claim processing Knowledge of insurance guidelines, including HMO/PPO, Medicare, and state Medicaid Follow up on unpaid claims within standard billing cycle timeframe Check each insurance payment for accuracy and compliance with contract discount Call insurance companies regarding any discrepancy in payments if necessary Identify and bill secondary or tertiary insurances All accounts are to be reviewed for insurance or patient follow-up Research and appeal denied claims Answer all patient or insurance telephone inquiries pertaining to assigned accounts. Set up patient payment plans and work collection accounts Update billing software with rate changes Updates cash spreadsheet, runs collection reports

Skills: Knowledge of HMO/PPO, Medicare, Medicaid, and other payer requirements and systems. Use of computer systems, software, 10 key calculator Effective communication abilities for phone contacts with insurance payers to resolve issues Customer service skills for interacting with patients regarding medical claims and payments, including communicating with patients and family members of diverse ages and backgrounds Able to work in a team environment Problem-solving skills to research and resolve discrepancies, denials, appeals, collections Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures Knowledge of medical terminology likely to be encountered in medical claims

Education/Experience: High school diploma Knowledge of business and accounting processes usually obtained from an associate's degree, with a degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Health Care Administration preferred 2 to 4 years of experience.




About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-###-#### or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Job Requirements:

Associated topics: bill, billing, clerk, collection, collector, front, insurance, medical billing, medical transcriptionist, receivable * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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