Accounts Receivable Specialist
at Sequel Youth and Family Services

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

Job Description

Sequel Youth and Family Services is a privately owned company that develops and operates programs for people with behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges. Our mission is to prepare our clients to lead responsible and fulfilling lives by providing mentoring, education, and living support within a safe, structured, dynamic environment — whether on one of our campuses, in the community, or in their own homes.


This position is responsible for notifying established third party payers of all billed accounts by mail, telephone, or by email for the purpose of collection on all accounts. Duties include: billing, receiving payment, posting payment amounts to patients account, and initiating collection proceedings.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform weekly billing for all facilities and schools
  • Billing in accordance with state Medicaid’s and third party commercial payer requirements
  • Receive payments and post amounts paid to patient accounts in patient’s data base system.
  • Communicate with facility personnel regarding patient’s admissions, insurance, and authorizations
  • Locate and monitor overdue accounts.
  • Contact commercial/state insurance companies to check on status of claims payments and write appeal letters for denial on claims.
  • Answer customer questions regarding problems with their accounts.
  • Record information about financial status of customers and status of collection efforts.
  • Sort and file correspondence, and perform miscellaneous clerical duties such as answering correspondence and writing reports.
  • Have a strong background in the workings of medical billing software
  • Knowledge of the CMS Uniform Billing Manual
  • Complete CMS fifteen00's and 1450's
  • Bill claims with numerous state/commercial website portals
  • Manage self-pay accounts.
  • Familiar with multi-faceted Revenue and CPT codes
  • Prepare adjustment and write off reports
  • Must understand 'explanation of benefits' (EOB) reports from all payers
  • Knowledge of commercial based payer contracts
  • Knowledge of eight37 billing and eight35 remits
  • Understand workings of authorizations
  • Able to verify insurance benefits and calculate patient responsibility
  • Knowledge of Medicaid requirements ie: revenue codes/HIPAA codes.
  • Prepare daily census for facilities and send reports
  • Follow-up on Secondary Billings, co-pays and deductibles


Education: High school diploma or equivalent with 3+ years of direct medical billing experience, or Associate's Degree with 1+ years of direct Medical Billing experience.

Experience: Three to seven years experience in medical billing and collection

Computer Skills:  Advanced MicroSoft Office skill set Mid-level fluent knowledge of Excel.

Other Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Able to work independently


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance after 60 days
  • Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Company provided AD&D insurance
  • Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
  • 401K after 60 days

Sequel Youth and Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Huntsville, AL
  • Job Type: Accounting
  • Experience: Up to 7 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 1/28/2019

About Us

At Sequel Youth and Family Services, we work together today to build a brighter tomorrow. With a focus on providing programs for behavioral, emotional, or physical challenges, we proudly serve children and adults alike. Associates at Sequel Youth and Family Services enjoy giving back and getting more out of a career that positively impacts the community. If you’re a compassionate, motivated individual who’s looking for a truly meaningful career, we look forward to hearing from you.

Sequel Youth and Family Services is committed to offering a broad spectrum of services and options that care for our patients and families alike. Our offerings include long-term residential treatment, short-term impact programs, shelter care, therapeutic group homes, therapeutic foster care, community-based services, in-home services, and alternative education programs. Our reach extends to clients from 37 states and territories – and we’re growing every day.

Current employment opportunities span:

  • Business Administration & Support

  • Education & Counseling

  • Residential Support Services

  • Child & Family Therapy

  • Nursing (LPN, CNA, RN, PRN)

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