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Collector

Collector

Job Locations 
US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 
1/12/2018
Type 
Full-Time
Hours 
Monday through Friday
Min Compensation 
USD $16.00/Hr.
Max Compensation 
USD $22.00/Hr.

More information about this job

Overview

Collector

 

Akumin is a fast-growing organization.  We are currently looking for a Collector to collect on past due account receivable.

 

Akumin provides competitive salaries with bonus program.

 

Benefit eligible employees have access to medical, dental, visions, 401 (k) and other voluntary insurance.  Eligibility is based on hours worked.

Responsibilities

Collector

 

  • To compile the information necessary to perform A/R collections
  • To ensure claims are correctly filed
  • To prepare required reports including A/R aging
  • To establish accounts for follow up
  • To locate and notify customers with delinquent accounts
  • To resolve discrepancies in a timely fashion, establish clear payment schedules
  • To assess accounts to be re-billed over 120 days.
  • To prepare accounts to be written off and turned over to outside collections agency.
  • To answer incoming A/R inquiries and follow up
  • To document A/R collection efforts, file proof of claims and handle attorney correspondence.
  • To notify Manager/Supervisor of problems and risky clients
  • To assist with other duties assigned by the Manager/Supervisor
  • Make outbound calls or research online notes to various types of payers i.e., patients, insurance companies and providers to address and resolve delinquent accounts in the assigned queue.
  • Review patient information to determine why claims weren’t paid, update accordingly and resubmit.
  • Review outstanding balances to determine if financial responsibility is assigned to appropriate party. If incorrect the Collector will update account and re-bill or adjust correctly.
  • Collector will note accounts with current actions
  • Report daily productions weekly to Manager/Supervisor
  • Meet required production numbers as set by Manager/Supervisor.
  • Properly appeal cases when necessary and according to carrier and company policy.
  • Advise Clients/Manager/Supervisor of medical necessity denials due to non-compliance of insurance medical policies.
  • Research medical policies when necessary

Qualifications

Collector

 

Productivity Rages:

  • 40-60 Claims Worked per Day.

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Qualifications

  • 2 years’ collection experience
  • healthcare experience preferred
  • Professional appearance and demeanor are required
  • knowledge of insurance plans and providers
  • knowledge of claims and billing
  • A commitment to excellent customer service as well as a positive proactive attitude.
  • Excellent communication and verbal skills including proper grammar
  • CPT, HCPCS, and ICD-10 knowledge

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and verbal skills including proper grammar.
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • A commitment to excellent customer service as well as a positive proactive attitude is a must.
  • Familiarity with current software packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook Knowledge of MDSuites, Vision on Demand, RIS, Healthpac and Centricity.
  • 10K by touch and type 50-60 wpm