Accounts Receivable

Apex Systems Monroeville, PA


Description: MEDICAL COLLECTIONS SPECIALIST

POSITION SUMMARY

CVS Health, Specialty Pharmacy, a mail service pharmacy in the Monroeville area, has an opportunity available for a full time billing/insurance follow up representative. The primary responsibilities of a Medical Collections Specialist are to ensure timely and accurate account payment for outstanding balances while demonstrating excellent customer service to patients, healthcare professionals and insurance carriers.

Responsible for all third party follow-up associated with the dispensing of prescription medication; maintain supporting chronological notes that detail action taken to resolve outstanding account balances. Maintains patient demographic information and data collection systems. Work all billing/collection reports, queues, or diversions according to payer and company policy guidelines.

Researches and responds by telephone, via the Internet and in writing to insurance companies and governmental payers regarding billing issues and problems. Follows up on submitted claims; monitors unpaid claims, initiates appeals and resubmits claims as necessary. Easily identifies payor trends, prepares projects for escalations and all other duties as assigned to ensure timely and accurate reimbursement.

-Transmit or submit claims (paper, electronic) to insurance payers for reimbursement
-Resolve insurance problems and patient issues that may have resulted from incorrect or incomplete information, therapy changes and pharmacy or shipping errors
-Provide detailed follow up with patients and payers in the form of, but not limited to phone calls, fax transmittals and e-mails
-Contact patients and Physicians offices as needed in order to expedite claims processing
-Obtain accurate demographic, insurance and financial information from patients to ensure all account information is accurate
-Located in the Monroeville Facility, this opportunity also provides free parking

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

- 1 + years experience performing health care reimbursement, medical billing or insurance collections
- 1+ years experience in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, Outlook and Word

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

-1+ years of experience with collections associated with Medical billing or collections in health care
- Customer Service in a health care environment and with healthcare reimbursement
- Ability to communicate with clientele in a professional manner; both written and verbal
- Proven effective customer service skills and experience that shows ability to work independently and in a team environment
- Ability to navigate through multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize based on importance while displaying strong attention to detail

If the person were to be hired the pay rate would be $14.50.