Medical Collections Specialist


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

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Allied Health

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Classification: Medical Collections Specialist

Compensation: $17.00 to $23.00 hourly

Our client in the Houston Medical Center is seeking Medical Collections Specialists on a long term contract basis. The ideal candidates will have 2+ years of recent medical collections experience as well as experience with posting charges, insurance verification and follow up, appeals and denials. The Collections Specialist is responsible for the timely follow-up and collection of payment including but not limited to third party payer receivables. This position is the point of contact with third-party payers to ensure maximum reimbursement is achieved and aging of receivables is minimized. Please email your resume to for immediate consideration. How you will make an impact: Maximize reimbursement through optimum coding, recordkeeping, and follow up. Verifies billing accounts with accounts receivable ledger to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted. Re-bill and follow through on rejected insurance claims as needed. Maintain accurate and detailed reports such as Aged Account Receivables. Documents, in detail, phone calls, phone number, person spoken to, and call details on a consistent basis.

Job Requirements:
- A minimum of two (2) years of collection experience in a healthcare setting is required or any combination of education, training, or experience in a business office environment. - Well versed in ICD 10 - Knowledge of medical billing software and standard Microsoft programs - Well versed with Texas Medicaid and Private Health Insurance rules and methodology, including HIPAA - Organized work habits, accuracy, and proven attention to detail. - Strong organizational, analytical, and interpersonal skills. - Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. - Excellent telephone and customer service skills.

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Associated topics: account representative, accounts receivable, balance, bilingual, biller, legal, loss, mortgage loan, payment, revenue * 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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