Medical Billing and Collections Representative

  • Location
    Neptune , New Jersey
  • Salary
    $ 17 - $ 19
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Clerical
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Adecco is urgently seeking Medical Collections Representatives to assist a reputable revenue recovery service located in Neptune, NJ.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Following-up with payers to ensure timely resolution of all outstanding claims, via phone, emails, fax or websites.
- Meeting and maintaining daily productivity standards established in departmental policies
- Meeting and maintaining quality standards established in departmental policies
- Using the MPower workflow system, client host system and other tools available to them to collect payments and resolve accounts
- Adhering to the policies and procedures established for the client/team
- Working knowledge of the insurance follow-up process with understanding of the fundamental concepts in healthcare reimbursement methodologies - Performing special projects and other duties as needed.
- Assisting with special projects by utilizing excel spreadsheets, and the ability to communicate results.
- Identifying and reporting underpayments and denial trends
- Initiating appeals when necessary
- analyzing, identifying and resolving issues causing payer payment delays
- Acting cooperatively and courteously with patients, visitors, co-workers, management and clients.
- Maintaining confidentiality at all times
- Maintaining a professional attitude
- Understanding and complying with Information Security and HIPAA policies and procedures at all times
- Using, protecting and disclosing patients� protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards.
- Limiting view of PHI to the absolute minimum as necessary to perform assigned duties.

Qualifications include:
- 3 years� experience in insurance collections, including submitting and following up on claims
- Experience in Hospital/Facility billing
- Basic knowledge of healthcare claims processing including: ICD-9, CPT, and HCPC codes, as well as UB-04
- The ability to work well individually and in a team environment.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office
- Strong communication skills/oral and written
- Strong organizational skills

Pay Rate: $17-$19 per hour

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