Accounts Receivable Associate (Healthcare or Hospital Experience Required)
We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Accounts Receivable Associate to join our healthcare group's finance team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in billing and invoicing within the healthcare sector, specifically in managing accounts receivable processes for hospitals, healthcare groups, or third-party billing services. The Accounts Receivable Associate will play a vital role in ensuring accurate and timely billing, efficient collections, and maintaining positive relationships with patients, insurance providers, and other stakeholders. This position is a 6 month contract to direct hire and is 4 days onsite and 1 day remote (Can switch to a 3 days to 2 days remote after first 90 days).
Manage end-to-end accounts receivable processes for a portfolio of healthcare clients, including hospitals, clinics, and related entities.
Generate and process accurate and timely patient invoices based on services rendered, insurance coverage, and applicable regulations.
Verify insurance information, ensure proper coding, and submit claims to insurance providers for timely reimbursement.
Review denied or rejected claims, identify root causes, and work closely with internal teams and insurance providers to resolve and resubmit claims as necessary.
Investigate and resolve discrepancies or issues related to patient billing, insurance claims, and payments in a professional and efficient manner.
Collaborate with the billing and coding teams to ensure proper documentation, coding accuracy, and compliance with relevant healthcare regulations.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of insurance regulations, billing codes, and reimbursement guidelines to facilitate accurate and compliant billing practices.
Utilize electronic health records (EHR) and billing software systems proficiently to manage patient accounts, track payment statuses, and maintain organized records.
Provide exceptional customer service to patients, insurance companies, and other stakeholders by addressing inquiries, resolving issues, and explaining billing details.