Collector

Location
Plano, TX
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11/10/2017
Closes
12/10/2017
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
 
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  We have an immediate opportunity for Collectors.

General Summary: The Collector is responsible for ensuring the prompt and proper payment of claims and contacting the appropriate entity or individuals if payment is not made in a timely manner.

Patient Population: Does not have contact with patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Processes and follows-up on third party collections. Reviews their party aging and follows-up on outstanding claims.
  • Contacts insurance companies, patients, government agencies, other hospital departments, physician offices, attorney offices and other third party payers on aged and past due balances.
  • Reviews and follows-up on Explanation of Benefit denials.
  • Submits re-bills, tracers, and appeals; submits adjustments using appropriate reason code classifications. Identifies bad debt accounts for adjustment and identifies credits and refunds.
  • Performs collection duties, rebilling research, correspondence, returned mail and problem solving of account billing errors.
  • Verifies billing information for electronic claims transmission and hard copy billing. Follows-up on accounts billed both electronically and manually.
  • Reviews remittance advice forms to verify proper reimbursement and make adjustments as necessary.
  • Verifies coding with claims processors at third party payer companies regarding disputes/denied claims and follows-up on all bills not processed within usual claim period.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is required.


  • Requirements

    Experience: Two years hospital collections experience.

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.