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Account Representative, Austin Heart, PLLC - Austin, TX

Account Representative, Austin Heart, PLLC - Austin, TX

Job Description

Job:  Finance Acctg Billing Claims & Revenue

    JOB TITLE - Account Representative     GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - Notifies or locates third party payors with delinquent accounts and attempts to secure payment by performing the following duties. SUPERVISOR - Accounts Receivable Manager DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: • Possesses and applies a thorough knowledge of the practice management systems and the ability to apply the knowledge to all aspects of the patient account including insurance, billing, and collection processes. • Monitors insurance claims by running appropriate reports and contacting insurance companies to resolve claims that are not paid in a timely manner. • Identifies coding or billing problems from EOBs and works to correct the errors in a timely manner. • Updates the account database to identify actions that have been taken on the account. • Assists AR Manager with special projects to include the following: working projects for managed care companies regarding timely filing issues, working high dollar balance accounts, deleting and re-keying accounts to correct them, providing quality assurance on collections activities and payment posting, and training of new account representatives. • Work with clinic and clinic managers to resolve outstanding insurance balances. • Practice and adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and Value Statement”.

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES – This position requires the following minimum requirements: QUALIFICATIONS - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or equivalent; and a minimum of one year of medical office experience and/or collections experience is required, three years of medical billing experience; or post secondary education may be subtituted for experience, and a comprehensive knowledge of insurance is desired, related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Familiarity with preparing and analyzing Excel spreadsheets is desirable. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS - None

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Sales
Education High School
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 25867-32600
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Account Representative, Austin Heart, PLLC - Austin, TX

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