Medical Collector
at Medix

Date Posted: 8/20/2019

Job Description

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Conducts appropriate account activity on final billed claims by contacting government agencies, commercial insurance payers, third party payers, and patients/guardians via phone, email or on-line. Ensures that issues with accounts are clearly articulated, and completes the correct steps to get the account corrected, paid, and closed.
  • Ensures daily productivity standards of assigned accounts are met. Maintains inventory with no back-log. Prioritizes assigned tasks and conducts the appropriate follow through. Responds effectively to questions regarding collection accounts and provides an accurate explanation of status.
  • Reviews contracts and ensures that accounts are adjusted and/or paid correctly. When appropriate, requests re-bills, secondary billing, corrected billing and/or adjustment to accounts. Ensures identified issues are properly documented in notes.
  • Recognizes potential delays with payor so that corrective actions can be taken. Obtains information, as needed, from appropriate internal sources. Responds in a timely manner to avoid AR aging. Submits accurate and timely written technical appeals, as needed. Escalates payment delays/problem accounts to supervisor in a timely manner.
Reference number: 89138

Job Requirements

Qualifications Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Minimum Experience: Minimum of two (2) years hospital billing and collecting experience in an automated environment required. Understanding of Managed Care Payer Contracts and contract language required. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English required. Ability to multitask and maintain a work pace appropriate to workload required. Computer literacy and proficiency required. Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job required. Previous Healthcare Experience preferred.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Norwalk, CA
  • Job Type: Health Care
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 8/20/2019

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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