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Accounts Receivable Specialist FT New Mexico Surgery Center Orthopaedics

Job ID: 31945 Date posted: 06/22/2022 Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico Facility: USPI
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New Mexico Surgery Center Orthopaedics is seeking a full time Accounts Receivable Specialist to join the team!

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate collection follow-up of all outstanding revenue.
  • Must have an understanding of Revenue Cycle Management including but not limited to; Insurance Follow-up, Denial Management, and Appeals.
  • Candidate must be a team player, and have the ability to communicate well both orally and in written communication.
  • Knowledge of Healthcare Revenue Cycle including Registration, Billing, Insurance Verification, Prior Authorizations, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret a patient’s accounting ledger and determine appropriate Collections action needed.
  • Verify proper reimbursement and allowable prior to following up on claims, working correspondence, or submitting appeals.
  • Any and all collections attempts should be documented fully and concisely in AdvantX.
  • Third party payers should be contacted at a minimum once per month. These collection attempts should be substantial conversations with payer representatives as opposed to just checking an online status or leaving voice mails.
  • All claim rejections and appeals should be worked on a daily basis. Verification of EOB data and comparison to PAS for accuracy.
  • Adherence to payer dispute processes is a must.
  • All incoming correspondence (via phone and mail) should be worked within 1-2 business days.
  • Knowledge of back-up needed for adjustments and refunds/credits.
  • Knowledge of facility Managed Care contracts and reimbursement terms to include implants, CPT Codes, cosmetic cases, Self-Pay, Work Comp, etc.
  • Must project a professional demeanor and appearance while maintaining the confidentiality of the surgery center and patients.
  • Works well in stressful environment and in situations that demand patience.
  • Projects and other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • 5+ years previous experience in ASC or Hospital Collections, Billing/Payment Posting, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of Medical terminology, CPT, ICD, HCPCs, modifiers, clean claims preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Work, Outlook, and Excel.


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