Accounts Receivable Representative
Company: Kindred Healthcare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 16, 2022
We are recruiting for anAccounts Receivable Representativeto join
ourKindred Rehabilitation Services DivisioninSt. Louis, MO.
Summary: This position is responsible for preparing, mailing and/or
electronically transmitting primary or secondary claim forms, and
patient invoices according to established office procedures and
time frames. This includes but is not limited to, all patient
financial papers being complete; cash posting; and collection
follow up calls to the appropriate payer. This position will work
with members of the CBO as well as theKindred Healthcare
partnership hospitals to ensure all day to day operations that
affect accounts receivable function are addressed.
Responsibilities: A/R management of insurance plans and
reconciliation of past due accounts; fielding inquiries from
external and internal clients; daily billing. Update insurance and
demographic information as necessary for correct/clean claim
submission. Understand and interpret insurance and Medicare
explanation of benefits, knowing when and how to resubmit claims
for maximum reimbursement. As assigned, follow up on claims billed
to insurance but not yet paid according to established follow up
procedures. Initiate appropriate requests for refunds to patients,
employers, or insurance companies as necessary and according to
billing office policies. Collection follow up with appropriate
payer via internet or telephone Assist other coworkers and hospital
staff with requests, in a timely and professional manner. Provide
superior communications with managers and hospital contacts.
Document and note all actions taken regarding customer accounts
according to office policy. Ensure all insurance information is
accurate and keep abreast of new insurance updates and regulations.
Ability to effectively solve problems, exchange ideas, and actively
listen in a team environment. Demonstrates willingness to accept
additional duties as assigned and complete by deadlines negotiated
with supervisor. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Knowledge of MS office
required; intermediate Excel skills preferred. Strong analytical,
research and problem solving skills. Exceptional communication and
email management skills Ability to multi-task effectively, think
critically, and to take initiative. Qualifications
Education: High school diploma required. Some college preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in medical billing
capacity. Experience in third party and Medicare billing and
collections. Depending on a candidates qualifications, this
position may be filled at a different level.
Keywords: Kindred Healthcare, St. Louis , Accounts Receivable Representative, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri
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