Ascendo is working with a healthcare company that is looking for a medical collections associate to join their team. Below is a description of the position and skills they are looking for in this candidate.
Assisting with all functions associated outstanding account balances from third party payers.
Must be an effective communicator who can express himself/herself on a daily basis in a professional manner both verbally and in writing as well as be a proactive professional who can identify collection trends and solve them in a timely manner.
Identifies delinquent accounts, aging period and payment sources and performs collection actions including contacting patients by telephone and resubmitting claims to the appropriate payor. Evaluates patient financial status and establish payment plans as appropriate.
Keeps informed on all current applicable third party payer regulations and requirements.
Informs management and other staff members of changes and keeps documentation current and accessible.
Successfully reduces days in A/R and meets assigned cash and productivity goals.
Minimum of 3 years experience with medical collections