Sorry, this job is no longer accepting applications. See below for more jobs that match what you’re looking for!

Billing/Collections Specialist I - Full Time - 8Am-4:30Pm

Expired Job

Tower Health Reading , PA 19601

Posted 4 months ago

Overview

About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation.

We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health's commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY: The Collections Specialist performs a variety of tasks within the collections department.

Contacts patients by phone and or mail regarding their account and is responsible for ensuring collection of past due balances. Relies on experience and good judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures with in the collections department.

Responsible for all patient, secondary and third-party billing which includes preparing insurance claims according to the UB-04 guidelines set forth for the state and for collections follow-ups on unpaid accounts. Must have general understanding of payor contracts and the ability to interpret EOBs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 1. Answers patient account questions and assists in setting up alternative pay plans when necessary. 2.

Maintains patient account records and may settle third party payer issues. 3. Responsible for pre-collections- sending appropriate letters to the patients, contacting patients by phone when necessary. 4. Handle patient complaints. 5.

Process patient discharges and issues the alert notification 6. Responsible for collection agency referrals such as BCC and Tele-Collect 7. Handle account resolution 8. Performs other related duties deemed necessary by the Billing Supervisor.

This position will be working at the Spring Ridge Surgicenter location.

Qualifications

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED (Required); CPR Certification (Required)

EXPERIENCE: Patient accounting and account management in a health care facility; Medicare, Medicaid, Champus, Blue Cross, Managed Care, Workers Comp and Commercial Insurances knowledge; Experience/knowledge of third-party laws & regulations. Excellent Communications, Interpersonal Skills, & General Clerical Skills required.



See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Manager Collections Operations

Santander Bank

Posted 7 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/8/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-08T00:00 Manager, Collections Operations-1806647 Description As a member of Santander's retail banking division you'll help serve Santander's retail and small business customers as part of one of the top banks in the United States based on deposits. With principal presence in the northeast U.S., Santander's retail division offers consumer and lending products to help our customers reach their financial goals. Santander currently serves nearly 2 million retail customers and 5.2% of the 2.7 million small businesses in the US footprint have a transactional account with Santander Bank. Manages and establishes compliance and oversight functions for Collections Operations.Responsible for gathering and analyzing internal audit feedback and overseeing the implementation of recommendations and findings as applicable.Designs and leads implementation of new processes and other improvement measures for Collections Operations, based on internal and external audit recommendations, State, Federal and Bank Rules, Regulations and Policies.Identifies improvement opportunities through a variety of sources: floor observations, discussions with Management, analysis of current processes and audit recommendations and establishes and authorizes the implementation of new solutions based on detailed analysis and validation of processes. Additionally, the Compliance Manager position is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of quality and compliance in respect to regulatory guidelines and Bank P&Ps.This position will partner with the department Operations Managers throughout the organization to ensure alignment with bank compliance and training needs and requirements. The position requires capacity to influence others using strong interpersonal and analytical skills and a strong knowledge of the policies, procedures and compliance of Santander Bank with the goal of improving the quality of collections and the compliance with all the regulation, policies and procedures. Responsibilities * Designs and implements methodology to review collection operations processes impacting the departments capacity to achieve customer satisfaction and identifies improvement opportunities; determines remedy action plans and programs for non-compliance situ, * Develops training strategy and materials for Collections Operations. * Provides consultation on training development of all agents. * Review performance of analysts and training managers on a daily weekly and monthly basis. * Perform coaching and mentoring as required. * Complete formalized annual reviews. * Manages all aspects of the development, implementation and maintenance of effective compliance programs for Collections Operations. * The Manager will identify, assess, implement and communicate regulatory issuances and when necessary, oversee the update, * Review and revise, as necessary or as requested, policies, procedures, letters and documentation to ensure compliance with applicable laws and bank policy, providing consistency in problem resolution. * Review, approve and maintain documentation of all co,Oversee and manage all regulatory inquiries from State, Federal and Bank regulators and auditors and ensure that all requests are performed with the time budget allotted. * Researches findings and recommendations from internal and external audits and review, * Responsible for ongoing evaluation of controls and control documentation and identifies assessment areas needing improvement to ensure consistency in quality and clarity of these documents. * Recommend and oversee development of action plans to address id. Qualifications * At least 7 Years of business experience; * 5 years Management, Compliance or Operation Control experience. * Advanced computer skills, including Excel, Access, Power point, Visio and data query tools; Synergy, Partenon, LoanServ/Fiserv. * Ability to identify critical needs and develop workable recommendations; * Demonstrated Decision Making Authority; * Demonstrated ability to manage and lead a project or a working team. * Ability to work independently and as a member of a team, collaborating with internal business clients at various levels of seniority; * Direct supervisory and managerial experience of 4 6 compliance and quality control analysts required; * Planning - Develop realistic plans that are detailed and clear around how to meet a goal. * Organize people and tasks, and action steps to achieve the goal, have contingency plans to achieve the goal; * Presentations and delivery - Deliver clear effective presentations by proper use of vocabulary, tone, and style that holds the audiences attention; * Problem Solving - Comprehensive analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills. * Ability to manage and prioritize assignments and respond to rapidly shifting priorities; * Professionalism - Project a positive image through attention to personal appearance, language and professional behavior. * Strong Supervisory Skills - Management Focus and Discipline. * Identifies and implements plans and holds others accountable, takes ownership and pride in their work and must be willing to assume responsibility for accomplishing objectives. * Must be dependa,Strong knowledge of all aspects of compliance requirements for real estate secured loans and mortgages; * Strong working knowledge of compliance and risk; Strong understanding of Enterprise Risk and control framework; * Strong writing, interpersonal and project management skills; * Technical skills should include literacy with personal computer software including info mapping, excel, word power point, project management software a plus; At Santander, we value and respect differences in our workforce and strive to increase the diversity of our teams. We actively encourage everyone to apply Job:Business Operations Primary Location:Pennsylvania-Reading-450 Penn Street - 06346 - Santander Plaza Organization:Consumer & Business Banking (1001) Schedule:Full-time Job Posting:Oct 26, 2018, 4:00:00 AM AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/Vet/Disabled/SO Santander Bank Reading PA

Billing/Collections Specialist I - Full Time - 8Am-4:30Pm

Expired Job

Tower Health