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PATIENT ACCOUNTS SPECIALIST

Wausau Full-Time
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POSITION OVERVIEW

Aspirus, Inc. is seeking a full time Patient Accounts Specialist in Wausau, Wisconsin who will be responsible for initial billing, following up on claims with no response, working and managing insurance denials, and reviewing and processing credits in a timely, accurate and consistent basis.

Location:  Aspirus Westwood Center – Wausau, Wisconsin

Hours:   Monday through Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

Responsibilities include:

  • Answering inquiries from insurance companies taking whatever action is necessary to resolve with maximum concern for the patient experience.
  • Adhering to timely filing requirements.
  • Adding and deleting insurance as appropriate.
  • Transferring charges and payments to proper accounts.
  • Maintaining proficient computer skills demonstrated by use of Windows, Word, Excel, internet, clearinghouses, and all applicable billing systems.
  • Using excellent public relation skills when working with all customers including patients, third party payers, physicians, and Aspirus personnel. 

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills and education requirements:

  • Knowledge of basic accounting normally acquired through completion of a high school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Two to three years of related work experience in a medical patient accounts department.
  • Understands and applies insurance billing, governmental regulations and managed care requirements, as applicable, to the billing process.
  • Understands state and federal mandated coverage, health insurance terms, definitions and concepts, as well as auto and other liability terms, definitions and concepts.
  • Understands state law governing privacy, utilizing compliance protocol and refers to policy and procedure manual when dealing with specific issues.
  • Basic CPT and ICD9-CM coding desired.

 

Skills required

Setting Up Files
Medical Billing And Coding
Billing Systems
Claim Processing
Patient Accounting
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PATIENT ACCOUNTS SPECIALIST
Estimated Salary: $44K
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Job ID: 111207

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