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Medical Collector - Irving, TX

Irving, TX 75062

Posted: 08/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 7009 Pay Rate: 15.00
Medical Collector - Irving, TX
How Much You’ ll Be Making 

Medical Collector makes $15/hr. 

What You' ll Be Doing 

Medical Collector contributes to the company completing the follow-up and collection from third party payers and self pay accounts to enhance cash flow and obtain associated reimbursement based on established contracts. 
  • Performs follow up activities on all accounts to ensure prompt payment.
  • Maintains daily queue on desktop.
  • Identifies and corrects any coding or billing problems from EOBs.
  • Monitors insurance claims by running appropriate reports and contacting insurance companies to resolve claims that are not paid in a timely manner.
  • Prepares accounts for rebilling and for filing secondary insurance; sends to carrier with necessary documents, as needed.
  • Completes filing and follow-up on insurance denials with coder and physicians to obtain reimbursement.
  • Handles patient and insurance inquiries.
  • Updates the patient account record to identify actions taken on the account.
  • Updates patient accounting Software using daypack and re-files claims, as required.
  • Assigns Bad Debt accounts to Collection Agency as approved by BOM.
  • Acts as a liaison in collection of third party accounts, as required per Center practices.
  • Completes the reconciliation of accounts that are turned over to outside agencies.
  • Administers Center contracts with third party payers including Medicare and Medicaid, in accordance with facility practices, as determined through facility processes.
  • Notifies BOM/Administrator of contractual issues that are contrary or inconsistent with contract language.
  • Negotiates payment plans on self pay accounts utilizing established policies regarding Settlement Discounts.
  • Completes weekly reporting to BOM and Administrator involving collections.
  • Responsible for achieving and maintaining accounts receivable days.
  • Responsible for the reduction and maintenance of bad debt.
  • Performs reviews and turnovers of aged accounts to an outside collection agency for 1st placements and bad debt.
  • Follows Best Practices regarding initial follow-up at 21- 28 days for insurance claims and subsequent follow-up every 14-21 days.
  • Answers telephones.
  • Attends required meetings and participates in committees.
  • Provides business office and admissions back up as needed.

Why You' ll Be Awesome for This Job 
  • PC Skills – Demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook) applications; knowledge of, or ability to learn, AdvantX – Accounts Receivable System, Smart, HOST and other systems as required. Demonstrates ability to type on PC keyboard.
  • Knowledge of commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, HMO/PPO, Tricare insurance operating procedures and contracts, and basic medical terminology.
  • Minimum (1) year of experience in a medical office setting (i.e. ambulatory surgery center, hospital, doctors office) highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of managed care payers and medical terminology (preferred).

Who Are We? 

CnStaffing, Inc, a Division of RPC Company, is a medical and healthcare staffing located in North Texas. We specialize in staffing clinical and administrative positions including: LVNs, medical assistants, lab techs, phlebotomists, medical supervisors, transcriptionists, front office staff, insurance specialists, billers, coders, collectors, payment posters, etc...  
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