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AR Billing Manager in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 8 years
  • Date Posted:
    5/9/2019
  • Job ID:
    ARBIL47573

Job Description

AR Billings Manager

  • Assists and educates Access and UR departments to ensure insurance verification, payments, and financial counseling and payment agreements meet standards as evidenced by decreased denials and increased collection of deductibles and co-pays.
  • Ensures accurate documentation is being maintained monthly for Medicare bad debt write-offs to assist with providing information for the annual Medicare cost report submission. This also includes working with the collection agency on an ongoing basis to identify Medicare bad debt write-offs
  • Ensures billing, collection, follow-up and documentation standards are continually being met as evidenced by meeting the targets established on the AR KPI dashboard
  • Ensures that appropriate collection agency resources are utilized and monitored as evidenced by weekly bad debt write-offs and bi- weekly posting of recoveries. Ensure an account reconciliation process is occurring with the outside self-pay vendor minimum once per month
  • Handles problem accounts as necessary to ensure maximum collectability as evidenced by successful partial or full payment of accounts
  • Identifies problems with the data processing systems and initiates appropriate corrective action as evidenced by fewer data problems and inaccuracies specifically related to internal and external billing edits
  • Manages all Patient Account staff as evidenced by successful supervision and training of payment poster, collectors and data entry specialist
  • Monitors third party reimbursement to ensure current contract terms are being met and any variances being resolved by working with the payor and the internal managed care negotiator as evidenced by decreased contractual write-offs
  • Monitors and ensures weekly procedures and processes are being performed; i.e., unposted cash, patient refunds, bad debt write-offs, small balance write-offs, etc.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Advance Excel skills (heavy pivot tables)
  • 5+ years AR/Billing experience
  • Strong technology background
  • Prior Patient Account Management required
  • Prior healthcare industry experience