Cognizant Technology Solutions is seeking a full-time Medical Collector candidate in Melville, NY. The Medical Collector is primarily responsible for initiating the collection process for surgery and injection claims. This position is also responsible for identifying and correcting collection difficulties, ensuring and maintaining an acceptable cash flow, and maintaining accurate entry and collection information by performing the following duties.
This position is highly focused on the resolution of insurance processing errors and denials. Payers include but are not limited to Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, and commercial health insurance carriers. Other duties will be assigned.
1+ year of experience with Accounts Receivable (AR, Rejections, and Denials) experience is preferred
A good understanding of the medical billing cycle is required
Must have direct experience with insurance billing, processing claims, follow-up, payment posting
Comprehensive knowledge of insurance plans, member eligibility, and medical billing
Strong background in out of network claims processing and reimbursement
Understanding of CPT, ICD-10 and HCFA terminologies
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
Strong problem solving and research skills
Excellent math, verbal and communication skills
Computer proficiency (including Microsoft Office)
Our team members enjoy competitive pay and benefits (Medical, Life, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Flexible Spending Account, Short/Long Term Disability, paid vacation, PTO and holiday pay).
Cognizant Technology Solutions