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Accounts Receivable Analyst

  • Ref: 304731
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Location: White Plains, NY
  • Industry: Healthcare
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $50,000.00 - $70,000.00/yr

Opportunity Description

The role of the Collections Analyst is to be responsible for all general day-to-day collection efforts as directed by the Director of Reimbursement.

Job Duties

  • Collect delinquent outstanding balances as quickly as possible by applying collection best practices for Managed Medicaid, Medicaid, Self-Pay, and other reimbursement categories.
  • Review and effectively research assigned accounts on worklist and third party remittances to determine accounts requiring action.
  • Collects/analyzes payer data using remittances, web portals or initiating collection calls to determine root cause of open, denied, underpaid and overpaid claims with a solutions focus in a timely manner.
  • Completes appropriate follow-up action as necessary; Keeps current with third party payer rules and regulations.
  • Document all actions taken on accounts in central documentation system and worklist’s.
  • Presents AR analysis to appropriate managers and administration on a weekly and monthly basis through various report mechanisms to identify issues and action taken and proposed next steps.
  • Proactively tracks status trend issues that are reported to Supervisor.
  • Participate in weekly and bi-weekly meetings with respective branch managers regarding status of A/R.
  • Prepare weekly AR summaries and monthly open claims reports categorized by root issue, claim amount, action required. Report any discrepancies or inconsistencies in data and/or reports to management timely.
  • Recommended write-offs to management as needed after exhausting all collection effort per policies and procedures.
  • Recommend accounts to be placed for third party collection and escalate special projects to third party insurance administration with high data integrity.

Education

B.S. or B.A. in Business or Finance from an accredited college or university.

Experience & Skills Required

  • 2+ years’ experience in Collections.
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Expert in Microsoft Office and Billing and Collections software
  • Travel may be required for business purposes. If so, the employee must have a valid driver’s license issued by the state in which they work and a satisfactory driving record.