Account Representative / Insurance Collector

Employer
Kforce Finance and Accounting
Location
Fairfax, VA
Posted
Jun 19, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking an Account Representative/Insurance Collector in Fairfax, Virginia (VA).Duties and Responsibilities: Review billing and collections from assigned insurance carriers in timely manner to determine appropriate patient balances Fie corrected claims with insurance carriers as needed File appeals with insurance carriers when appropriate reimbursement is not received Keep clear, concise and accurate documentation on action taken on assigned accounts Contact patients, facilities and/or surgeon's offices for additional information to ensure accurate billing and subsequent patient balances As needed, obtain necessary medical history on patient for claim processing Identify and inform appropriate staff on any claims processing problems and/or patterns that may interfere with proper reimbursement Update supervisor and Director of changes in reimbursement rates in a timely manner Work directly with patients on resolving their accounts Reduce outstanding account receivables as outlined by Director/supervisor Transmit claims and patient's statements daily Submit appropriate adjustments to manager with supporting documentation for approval Perform other duties as assignedREQUIREMENTS: High School diploma or GED/equivalent Minimum 3 years of experience in medical billing, preferably working claims in a medical or practice or with an insurance carrier Excellent data entry skills required Excellent phone and customer service skills required Must be detailed orientedKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.