Patient Financial Services Rep. – 3+ month temp – San Rafael – to $26/hour DOE

  • San Rafael
  • Posted Jan 08,2018
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Job Overview

Looking to work in the healthcare field? A well established healthcare organization is in need of an immediate experienced medial biller to handle commercial accounts (HMO, PPO, Work Comp, County, etc.) from billing to resolution. This is a 3 month, full time, temporary position that may extend. Hours are M-F, 8am to 4:30pm. Great opportunity to get your foot in the door in the growing healthcare field. The successful completion of a background and drug screen required prior to assignment start.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for timely and correct initial billing
  • Run outstanding balance reports and research, collect or re-bill
  • Initiate written appeals for contract discrepancies and underpayments.
  • Correct and appeal claims
  • Process payments
  • Research and follow up through phone calls, investigative work, re-bills, to assure accounts are resolved in a timely manner
  • Maintain current knowledge of State and Federal guidelines
  • Review Expected Payment variance reports
  • Review underpayments to determine reason and appropriate action required to correct discrepancies
  • Research and complete credit/charge corrections and write-offs
  • Handle all levels of questions from insurance companies, governmental agencies, patients, and doctor’s offices

Requirements

  • 3+ years of experience in acute care hospital business office
  • Thorough knowledge of coordination of benefits relative to primary vs secondary payers
  • Comprehension of commercial payer reimbursement to determine contract compliance and payment performance.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills