• Third Party Collector

    Posted Date 5 days ago(7/11/2018 8:47 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-41376
    Category
    Administrative
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE CORE ICF Hosp Billing Srv Commercial
    Post End Date
    7/26/2018
  • Overview

    The Third Party Collector is responsible for timely collection and resolution of accounts receivables assigned.  The Collector has proven the ability to complete all expectations of the Billing Specialist I & II role.  Incumbent must be able to resolve payer disputes to ensure prompt payment.  The position must understand 3rd party billing requirements, analyze patient account balances and various payer contract terms.  Incumbent must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.  Must be detail oriented and possess basic mathematical skills.  

     

    Salary: $28,558 annually ($13.72 hourly)

     

     

    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Contacts payers to follow-up on outstanding claims for assigned accounts to verify reason for non-payment.
    • Reduces account receivable balances by obtaining payment or response from payer in order to start the denial process.
    • Investigates open account balances and causes for non-payment, initiating claim adjustments, and resubmitting clean claims to the payer or billing the patient.
    • Performs related work as required to include answering telephone calls or emails and provides requested 
    • Serves as a resource for billing staff.

    Qualifications

    Bachelors' degree in Business, Finance or related field, plus 1 year experience in a healthcare revenue cycle related function, including 6 months medical billing experience OR High School diploma/GED plus 5 years' experience in a healthcare revenue cycle related function, including 6 months medical billing experience.  Must have computer keyboard skills. EPIC experience preferred.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Continuously
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None

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