Account Assistant 4 (New Britain)

Compensation

: $162,490.00 - $162,490.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Education - Excluding Post Secondary



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Position Focus:

Under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director and Team Lead/Manager, employee will be responsible for insurance follow-up on carrier denials with a focus on coding denials for Yale Medicine. Employee will also function as a liaison in the day-to-day follow-up of denied and no response claims to obtain maximum reimbursement for services rendered by Yale Medicine and other related practices.

Essential Duties

1. Serves as a principal source of information on rules and procedures governing University accounts receivable. Oversees and instructs support staff. 2. Oversees maintenance of account files, ensuring accuracy and completeness. Reviews payment histories. 3. Resolves problem and delinquent accounts with supervisor and collection agency. Assists with final review and disposition of problem accounts. 4. Recommends and implements changes to systems and operating procedures. Composes form letters and correspondence used in accounts receivable activities. 5. Researches individual accounts. Summarizes findings in reports. Completes and processes forms. Performs clerical functions incidental to account activity.

Required Education and Experience

Four years of related work experience, two of them in the same job family at the next lower level, and high school level education; or two years of related work experience and an Associate's degree, or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Knowledge and working experience with CPT, ICD10, HCPC, modifiers, National Correct Coding Initiative (NCCI), and Medically Unlikely Edit's (MUE's).

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office especially Excel and Word.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Excellent attendance and reliability.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Ability to work under pressure and handle and maintain a high volume of accounts while remaining highly energetic and motivated.Ability to work independently and part of a team.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Current CPC certification strongly preferred. Experience with EPIC.

Drug Screen

No

Health Screening

No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check.


Associated topics: addict, cardiology, cardiothoracic, dietician, germ, health, mental, neuro, otolaryngology, trauma * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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