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Medical Commercial Insurance Biller-Collector Job

Job Number: 2017-14252

Agency: LHC Group Inc Home Office

Location: Lafayette, LA

Schedule: Full-Time

Full Job Title: Medical Commercial Insurance Biller/Collector

Overview:

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. More than 60 leading 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 our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.

Additional Details:

Essential Functions

  • Prepares and processes various insurance claims. Verifies data by conferring with appropriate agency and/or external personnel on a daily basis.
  • Creates and processes electronic claims submission for various payers on a daily basis.
  • Researches any error claims and makes necessary corrections for clean claim production and submission on an as needed basis.
  • Reviews accounts receivable on a daily basis and performs follow-up on delinquent accounts according to established policies and procedures. Recommends departmental/agency corrective action as required.
  • Receives, investigates, and responds to inquiries from payors and/or agencies concerning accounts receivable activity according to established polices and procedures on a regular basis.
  • Maintains and develops accounts receivable schedules to track issues and resolutions for ease of reporting on a monthly basis.
  • Resolves all customer requests, inquiries, and concerns in an expedient and respectful manner.
  • Problem solves independently before referring problems to the Supervisor/Manager for resolution.
  • Performs similar, comparable, or related duties as may be required or assigned.

Qualifications:

Formal Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1 year
License, Registration, and / or Certification Requirement: No
Experience Requirements
  • Medical billing/collections experience required.
Experience Desired
  • Home Health billing/collections experience desired.
Skill Requirements
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Skill Desired
  • Basic PC skills including PC based applications (MS Word, Excel).
  • Mathematical aptitude.

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