VieMed

Collections Specialist II

Location

Lafayette

Type

Full Time

Job ID: 1428594

VieMed requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. To demonstrate compliance with VieMed’s vaccination policy, proof of COVID-19 vaccination status will be requested upon a conditional offer of employment.


Job Title: Collections Specialist II       
Department: Collections
Supervisor/Manager: Collections Supervisor and Collections Manager
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Duties: 
  • Address and respond to back collector’s email group
  • Able to read through and understand medical documentation effectively
  • Work back collectors aging bucket
  • Work claim denials
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co-workers 
  • Performs other clerical tasks as needed, such as answering phones, faxing, and emailing. Completes other duties, as assigned
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Manager, and other superiors. 
  • Reports all concerns or issues directly to Collections Manager.
Requirements:           
  • Knowledge of Explanation of Benefits from insurance companies 
  • Thorough understanding of medical insurances companies, Medicare and Medicaid
  • Working knowledge of CPT and ICD9 codes, HCFA 1500, UB04 claim forms, HIPAA, billing and insurance regulations, medical terminology, insurance benefits. 
  • Efficient knowledge of policies and procedures to accurately answer questions from internal and external customers. 
  • Utilizes initiative; maintains set level of productivity goals with ability to consistently and accurately 
  • Must be able to perform all duties for a Collections Specialist I
Experience:
  • 2-4 Years in DME or Medical Office experience preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in insurance office, doctor's office or three years’ general office experience. 
Skills:
  • Superior organizational skill.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work as part of a health care team.  
  • Effectively communicate with physicians, patients, insurers, colleagues and staff
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel

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