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Collector - Medicare in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 11/9/2021

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Job Description

Job ID: 33896

Category: Billing & Health Information

Facility: Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc.

Schedule: Full-time

Location: Munster, IN

Follows up on all assigned accounts from within the billing/collection systems as designated within each specific procedure and in accordance with pre-established goals.  Provides needed documentation and /or documentation submitted in order to expedite payment. Responds timely and accurately to all incoming correspondence and inquiries from payers, patients and other appropriate parties. Ensures that all conditions for payment receipt have been satisfied, which includes but is not limited to, accurate charges and ICD-10 and CPT-4 coding, authorization/certification/information, patient insurance eligibility and patient benefit coverage.  Reviews various reports to identify denials and edits; corrects claims, suggest action plans to eliminate these denials/edits in the future and determines appropriateness for billing or appeal. Evaluates accounts to determine any write-offs or corrections required as stated in specific procedures. Maintains through knowledge of various software applications that are utilized within the department and maintains current knowledge of billing regulations and requirements. 
 
To qualify you must have:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • 1 year hospital/medical business office experience in collections is a must. Medicare collections preferred.
  • Medical terminology helpful.
  • Computer experience desired.
  • Must have basis knowledge of business office machines.
  • Ability to operate a calculator and type 35 wpm accurately.
  • Ability to demonstrate communication and problem-solving skills.
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