Accounts Receivable Follow-Up Specialist

Finance & Revenue Cycle Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Health Care

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Requisition #: 212972

Title: AR Follow-Up Specialist I

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center

Grade: ADM5

Posting Date: March 8, 2021 

Shift: Days

Status: Non-Exempt

Union: SHARE

Hours: 40

Shift Length: 8 

Position Summary:

Responsible for resolving outstanding no-response and post-appealed accounts receivables in the circumstance that balances have not been adjudicated and performing all related tasks.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs follow up on accounts that have not been initially adjudicated by the payer utilizing assigned work queues and prioritization standards,
  • Follows up on open receivables after appeal has been submitted by Revenue Cycle departments.
  • Utilizes payor technology and resources to support account resolution activities.
  • Follows established protocols to ensure all documents are scanned in appropriately.
  • Maintains current knowledge of payer response time.

Position Qualifications:

License/Certification/Education:

Required:

  • High School diploma

Experience/Skills:

Required:

  • Previous Revenue Cycle knowledge including experience in one of the following areas PFS, Customer Service, Cash Posting, Financial Assistance, Patient Access, HIM/Coding or 3rd party Reimbursement.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks efficiently and in timely manner.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with people.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Preferred:

  • One or more years of experience in health care billing functions.
  • Experience in accounts receivable follow-up process.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Standards of Respect: