Billing and Accounts Receivables Specialist

Needham, MA | Direct Hire

Post Date: 06/07/2017 Job ID: 78736 Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Our client in Needham, MA is seeking a Billing and Accounts Receivables Specialist to join our team. This role pays up to $40K and is an excellent opportunity for anyone with healthcare experience. Apply today!

Responsibilities for the Billing and Accounts Receivables Specialist:
  • Work with independent auditors during annual audits to ensure adequacy of records
  • Deposit cash receipts daily
  • Keep financial folders of each resident current
  • Complete all required reports and communications required
  • Maintain on-going communication with Medicaid, Medicare, Third Party and Private payers regarding collection issues
  • Maintain on-going communication with AR supervisor at all times
  • Assures that all pertinent personal and financial information is accurately recorded.
  • Receive admission, discharge and bed hold information for census and billing purposes.
  • Input all new admission and daily census reports.
  • Maintain current census information, updating census cards and resident files as needed.
  • Maintain current Medicaid, Medicare, Medex and other third party information to insure timely payments
  • Generate accurate bills to residents, families, responsible parties or third party payers such as Medicaid and Medicare
  • Coordinate all conversions of resident accounts among various third party payers
  • Communicate regularly with Utilization Review Nurse, Admissions and Social Services to maintain accurate billing information
  • Reconcile monthly manifests received from Medicaid, Medicare and Third Party Payers
  • Assure accurate logs of ancillary services and consultants for Medicare billing purposes
  • Prepare monthly AR analysis
  • Attend weekly AR and Medicare meetings
  • Respond to special requests for project work and completes assignments in a timely fashion
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Policy, overall AR goals and objectives
  • Reconcile bank statements, ensure quarterly statements are mailed, and complete annual reconciliation for resident Personal Needs Accounts
  • Committed to working with residents and families to develop and implement strategies that promote person-centered care
  • Support company’ s commitment to providing "5 Star" service on all quality objectives, with an emphasis on continual improvement
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and standards of conduct
  • Report to the appropriate managers any known or suspected violations of policy and procedures, regulations or standards of conduct
Requirements for the Billing and Accounts Receivables Specialist:
  • Bachelor’ s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented
  • 1 year experience in data entry required
  • Able to use Microsoft Office and other computer applications proficiently required
  • Prior experience in billing and claims processing preferred
  • Technology savvy with a strong knowledge working with Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills with great attention to detail
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritizing skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a customer service focus
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without sponsorship                      

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