Reimbursement Counselor

Partnered Staffing - Kelly Services
 Frisco, TX

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Job Description

Kelly Services is currently recruiting for Document Management Specialists for our client, a leading pharmacy benefits management company in Frisco, TX. This is a 3 month temp-to-hire opportunity and pays $17.00 per hour.

Job Description:

Responsible for various reimbursement functions, including but not limited to accurate and timely claim submission, claim status, collection activity, appeals, payment posting, and/or refunds, until accounts receivable issues are properly resolved.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collects and reviews all patient insurance benefit information, to the degree authorized by the SOP of the program.
  • Provides assistance to physician office staff and patients to complete and submit all necessary insurance forms and program applications and electronic claims to process in a timely manner as required by all third party payers.
  • Researches and resolves any electronic claim denials and any claim denials or underpayment of claims. Reports any reimbursement trends/delays to supervisor
  • Effectively utilizes various means for collections, including but not limited to phone, fax, mail, and online methods.
  • Maintains frequent phone contact with provider representatives, third party customer service representatives, pharmacy staff, and case managers.
  • Processes any necessary insurance/patient expedite payments; including demographic, authorization/referrals, National Provider Identification (NPI) number, and referring physicians.
  • Coordinates with inter-departmental associates to obtain appropriate medical records as they relate to the reimbursement process.
  • High level of confidentiality regarding patient account status and the financial affairs.
  • Communicates effectively to payers and/or claims clearinghouse to ensure accurate and timely electronically filed claims.
  • Strong problem and analytical skills and exercises judgment within defined standard operating procedures to determine appropriate action.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Excellent customer service and call center experience required
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to build productive internal/external working relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal, strong negotiating and mathematical skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Must have general knowledge of accounting principles, pharmacy operations, and medical claims.
  • General knowledge of HCPCS, CPT, ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding preferred.
  • Global understanding of commercial and government payers preferred.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook and Word.

Term of Assignment:

Additional Information

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Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

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Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Weekly pay and service bonus plans