Billing: Account Receivable Specialist
|Location:||Cos Cob, CT|
|Benefits:||Health Insurance, PTO, 401 (k) with matching employee contribution|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||Performance Physical Therapy is a private outpatient orthopedic/sports rehabilitation practice with three locations in Fairfield County, Connecticut. |
We are currently accepting applications for Account Receivable Specialist to join our billing team. Hours are 9 to 5, Monday to Friday.
|Duties:||Maintain up to date information for patient accounts including correct demographic, authorization, and insurance carrier information|
Billing and submission of services rendered to appropriate insurance carrier(s) from multiple office locations
Maintain A/R files – communicating clearly with management and insurance carrier on issues regarding the claim and how to affectively get reprocessed. Must be assertive and professional when working with insurances and appealing underpaid and/or rejected claims
Investigate, communicate, and resolve customer inquiries.
Communicate with management regarding difficult collection issues
|Qualifications:||High school diploma|
1-3 years relevant medical office billing and collection experience, preferably in physical or occupational therapy setting
Working knowledge of ICD-9, CPT, and HCPCS codes and HIPPA laws
Knowledge of third party authorization process including OrthoNet, Optum, etc
Excellent customer service skills
Knowledge on how to verify and explain patient insurance coverage in clear, precise manner
Ability to prioritize and organize workload to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required
Ability to work with and communicate clearly to patients, therapists, front desk , ad management.
Handle confidential information
Capability to work within a team structure as well as independent.
Professional and friendly deposition
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the Account Receivable Specialist assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization changes.
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