LHC Group Accounts Receivable Specialist in Louisville, Kentucky

Overview

The Accounts Receivable Specialist performs under general supervision a variety of moderately complex to complex tasks related to the management of all pertinent receivables.

LHC Group is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers patients to manage their health at home. Hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conducts thorough research of claim status to identify issues and takes corrective measures to obtain payment and ensure accuracy of future claim submissions.

  • Works closely with payers to determine additional or supportive documentation that may be needed to facilitate prompt payment and provide documentation in a timely manner.

  • Researches insurance information to accurately determine benefits and ascertain primary or secondary status for Medicare and Medicaid.

  • Works in coordination with service locations to obtain information needed for clean claim submission and additional follow up documentation as needed.

  • Conducts analysis of denials and partial payments to determine trends that may need to be addressed either in revenue cycle management, operationally, or with the payer.

  • Resolves denial and payment issues with resubmission of claims and processing of appeals.

  • Communicates effectively and frequently with supervisor regarding accounts.

  • Completes special projects and other assignments deemed necessary.

Qualifications

  • Ability to learn a variety of systems and maneuver through them daily, including electronic medical record systems, clearinghouse systems, and carrier systems.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

  • Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities daily in order to complete all assignments timely and accurately.

  • Strong computer skills with advanced Microsoft Excel and Word knowledge and experience.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, continuously changing environment.

  • Ability to recognize road-blocks that may be causing slower reimbursement and work with management team to create solutions.

  • Superior customer service and written/verbal communication skills.

  • 2-4 years of medical billing and collections experience preferred.

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Location : Facility Name Almost Family Home Office

Requisition ID 2018-42129

Location : Postal Code 40223

Position Type Full-Time

Work Schedule Normal (Based on FT, PT, PRN)

CATEGORY ADMINISTRATIVE

Location : City Louisville

Location : State/Province KY

An equal opportunity employer

LHC Group is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status. To learn more about the opportunities for you with LHC Group and our affiliates, contact one of our Human Resources team members at 1.866.LHC.Group.

Found here: http://lhcgroup.com/careers