Accounts Receivable Specialist; Full-Time; Days
Company: Chestnut Health Systems
Posted on: August 12, 2019
Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral and
primary health care services. Over four decades, Chestnut has grown
to over 700 committed, compassionate employees providing substance
use, mental health and primary care treatment to patients in
Central and Southern Illinois. We provide fully integrated care for
all of our patients by combining behavioral health care services
with our community-based primary care health centers. Chestnut also
conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.
Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Accounts Receivable
Specialist for our Bloomington, IL facility.
**Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a
resume, complete the application, and answer all screening
Responsible for supporting management in billing and collections of
Review and submit claims on pre-determined basis for assigned payer
and/or business line.
Run a monthly aging report on assigned payer and/or business line
to follow-up on unpaid claim balances, according to established
departmental protocol and collection policies.
Communicate with Utilization Review Coordinator regarding
authorizations and appeals and documenting all communication as
appropriate in the EHR.
Respond to communication from assigned payers, including processing
denials and providing requested information as needed, in a timely
Maintain an organized filing system including inactive files for
the Accounts Receivable department, archiving as necessary.
Maintain and protect confidentiality of all organizational
information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities
including, but not limited to, financial and client
Function as a team member, attend required meetings, and provide
support to other team members as necessary.
Promotes Chestnut's culture of customer service excellence through
the adherence to Chestnut's behavioral standards for customer
Position requires a high school diploma or GED.
A minimum of one (1) year experience in an office clerical or
customer service environment required.
Experience with medical billing reimbursement including working
with insurance payers and collections preferred.
Knowledge of medical terminology, coding (CPT, ICD-9/10, HCPC),
insurance reimbursement and electronic medical record systems
Knowledge of Medicare, private insurance and Medicaid billing
Strong keyboarding skills including data entry into electronic
records systems and website navigation required.
Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office Outlook, Word and Excel
Attention to detail, excellent interpersonal and organizational
skills, and discretion with HIPAA or other confidential information
Must be able to work independently and have time management
Must demonstrate the ability to communicate clearly and
professionally with a diverse group of people and maintain
appropriate working relationships exercising good judgment and
Must demonstrate the ability to problem solve moderately complex
billing, coding and contract issues.
Satisfactory completion on Chestnut's background checking
This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and
benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and
disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match,
generous paid time off benefits, and more.
***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to
Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with
EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled
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