Careers At HGS

Associate Billing

Job Code : 201928
Cranbury |NJ Permanent

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE:

 

The Insurance A/R Follow-up Representative (IAR Rep) is a performance-based position.  Employees in this position will be responsible for reviewing unpaid, underpaid, denied or unresolved insurance balance patient accounts submitted to various health care payers. The primary focus of the IAR Rep is to review claims for accuracy and completeness, timeliness and correctness of payment from payers, and rebilling / appealing as appropriate to resolve any underlying errors in claims submission and account resolution and meet performance-based goals.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL PLACEMENT:

Typically Reports To: Operations Manager

Typical Reports: None

 

 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

 

·         Billing and resubmitting claims

·         Retrieving necessary documents for billing

·         Identifying issues with claim forms

·         Following up on claims

·         Coordinating with teams spread across various geographic locations

·         Posting adjustments and resolving credit balances

·         Resolving rejections and denials through corrections and appeals

·         Follow work place rules such as attendance, break and lunches, and quality measures.

·         Demonstrate professional behaviour and respect towards fellow team members, team leaders, management and overall organization

 

The above statements are intended to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this job.  Employees in this job may perform other duties as assigned.  In addition to the above, all HGS employees are expected to:

* Promote teamwork and cooperative effort.  * Help train and give guidance to other HGS employees.  * Maintain a clean, safe, and unobstructed work area, and practice good safety habits.  * Provide internal and external customers with the highest quality service.

 

Minimum jOB Requirements: (Education, Experience, Skills)

 

·         Prior hospital or physician office billing experience preferred.  Candidates with no billing experience but with a Medical Billing and or Coding certification may apply. 

·         High school diploma or general equivalency diploma mandatory.

·         Basic Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Word

·         Able to communicate verbally and in writing in fluent English

·         Excellent communication skills and telephone skills

·         Ability to navigate through different computer systems

·         Ability to research documents and find information

·         Must be flexible with the ability to adapt to changes quickly and think conceptually

·         Solid problem solving skills to resolve complex customer inquiries.

 

COMPETENCIES:

Competency

Definition

Customer Orientation

Agent understands the impact of individual performance as it relates to the client program and to meeting/improving targets; understands the client needs and expectations; responds to requests effectively and on time; refers complex questions to a higher decision making level; meets customer needs in a respectful, helpful and responsive manner; works with the team to meet objectives; is open to change and new information.

Communication Skills

Reads account notes and listens to insurance company representatives regarding status of accounts,  and presents appropriate information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and written; able to establish two-way communication with Team Leaders.

Work Ethic

Ability to direct oneself towards meeting one’s daily, weekly and monthly goals; understands goals and works towards achieving them; asks for clarification regarding expectation about what/how things need to be done before starting work; takes ownership for work; is open to new ideas; complies with rules and processes; appropriate dress; demonstrates behaviors consistent with the organization’s values; treats others with respect; understand and follows ethical guidelines; regularly shares expertise with team members to support continuous learning and improvement; works well with others, promotes teamwork.

Job Knowledge

Demonstrates basic knowledge and ability to use various applications/tools related to the function; is aware of metric goals; has the knowledge of policies, procedures and regulatory compliance; can identify problems/issues and tries to improve this based on program knowledge; requests help to understand complex issues; identifies problems and escalates accordingly.

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