Accounts Receivable Representative

Finance Islandia, New York


Description

The Accounts Receivable Representative position holds accountability for timely and accurate completion of all accounts receivable processing. The A/R Representative will coordinate, with a concentration in collections, all third-party claims, patient statements, posting and billing under the supervision of the Accounts Receivable Manager. Also, this position will review third-party aged trial balances and follow-up on all unpaid claims either, by phone, mail or online in accordance with departmental procedures and insurance guidelines. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the timely filing and collections of the designated region according to insurance billing and collection guidelines
  • Follow up on denials for payment processing and process appeals as necessary
  • Review and post all payments received by the insurance carriers and patients to ensure accurate account balances
  • Reconcile monthly receipts for closing purposes
  • Process refund requests according to company policy and procedure
  • Attend and participate in individual weekly meetings to review and discuss streamlining workload, collection issues, and status of individual goals
  • Attend and participate in bi-weekly A/R collection meetings to discuss departmental goals and progress
Education and Experience
  • A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED required
  • A minimum of one to three years experience in all facets of Medical A/R and Collections
  • Insurance collections a plus
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and Access