BILLING/ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE SPECIALIST - FULL TIME

Easterseals

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Job Information

Easterseals of Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties is looking for an energetic and customer service minded full time Billing/Accounts Receivable Specialist. Requirements for the position are listed but not limited to:

CORE VALUES:
Employees are committed to creating an environment that promotes health, happiness, independence and safety by providing individuals with disabilities increased opportunities for access, inclusion and choice. Our decision making is guided by our values of integrity, respect, humility, welcoming and determination.

JOB OBJECTIVE:
Responsible for the timely and sustained operation of the Accounts Receivable division of the finance department related to all aspects of medical and grant billing.

Basic Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES (FUNCTIONS) INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Complete verification of insurance eligibility.
  • Complete and monitor insurance authorizations as necessary.
  • Set-up and maintain client accounts in an accurate manner when necessary.
  • Complete electronic submission of claims as required.
  • Post daily remittance/denials/charges and payments.
  • Respond to request for information from third party payers and submit medical documentation required by insurance companies as needed.
  • Determine appropriate write-offs when posting payments to accounts.
  • Maintain client/therapist listings/statistical and credentialing information as required.
  • Track, monitor and report on aged accounts receivables.
  • Complete collection efforts on past due accounts receivable as necessary.
  • Prepare appropriate month-end reports in a timely manner.
CUSTOMER SERVICE:
  • Is friendly, helpful and accessible to internal and external customers.
  • Turnaround time on projects is within established guidelines.
  • Work is neat, clear and accurate.
  • Requests and responds to customer feedback and focuses on 100% customer satisfaction.
RESULTS ORIENTED:
  • Sets/tracks/achieves meaningful goals for self.
  • Plans, coordinates and schedules time effectively.
  • Takes responsibility to solve problems related to the position and follows the chain of command in difficult situations.
TEAMWORK:
  • Cooperates with team members on joint projects and seeks and shares information related to the overall goals.
  • Remains objective when dealing with difficult situations and considers what is best for the Society and clients we serve.
  • Understands and respects the roles of other team members and is willing to give and receive constructive suggestions.
Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High school diploma or equivalent with emphasis on bookkeeping or accounting.
  • Certification in coding/billing or experience with automated billing systems and knowledge of third-party payer sources, Medicare and Medicaid.
  • Experience tracking and analyzing aged accounts receivables.
  • Familiar with collection of past due accounts.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work assignments.
Additional Notes: FLSA Status: Non-Exempt - Pay based on experience Benefits: PTO, Paid Holidays, Medical, Vision, Company Paid Life/Long Term Disability, Voluntary Benefits, 401K DFWP/EOE

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