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Patient Accounts Specialist

Lawrence, MA

Department
Fiscal-Billing
Job ID
6839
Schedule
Full Time
Shift
Days

Description

The Patients Accounts Specialist is responsible for timely submission of home health and hospice billing for multiple third party payers including, but not limited to: Medicare, Medicaid, commercial carriers and self pays.  Manages account receivables from admission through satisfaction of balance. 

Responsibilities:

  • Generation of monthly insurance invoices

  • Daily review of explanation of benefits summaries

  • Monthly review of aged receivables

  • Insurance verification

  • Maintenance of commercial and HMO patient billing files

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.  Associates degree in business or related field a plus.

  • Current knowledge of rules and regulations governing third party payers and working knowledge of various billing tasks.

  • Knowledge of computerized billing and A/R systems and various PC based programs (Excel, MS Word)

  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Positive customer service skills

  • Ability to work effectively as a member of an interactive team.

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