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Medical Collections Specialist
The Medicare/Medicaid Collections Specialist works as a member of the Billing Department. This position will also crossed-train within the various departments of the Revenue Cycle processes such as Provider Services Coordinators and Referral Coordinators.
Handling collections of primary, secondary and tertiary insurance receivables.
Handling appeals for denials and short pays for primary insurance.
Most of the insurance claims are for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries requiring specialized knowledge of claim filing and appeal filing deadlines.
Some experience with other commercial insurance types is helpful.
Additional responsibilities include collections correspondence, and coordination with other billing staff.
Billing and collections for Medicare and Medicaid claims.
Must be computer literate
Have good interpersonal skills
Thorough understanding of accounts receivables in a medical practice.
No skip-tracers or retail account collectors.