Job Description

Job Title: Reimbursement Analyst, Sr
Job ID: 747164
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Home Nursing Agency
Department: Billing - Reimbursement
Location: 201 Chestnut Avenue, Altoona PA 16603

Description

Are you a billing professional interested in building a rewarding career? This is a great position for talented candidates who are enthusiastic about using their analytical skills to make a difference in the world of health care. Our fast-paced environment makes Home Nursing Agency an exciting place to work for results-oriented and driven self-starters. Join our team today!  

The mission of Home Nursing Agency is dedication to the highest quality of customer service delivered with a sense of warmth, kindness and individual pride.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage specific customer receivable accounts Monitor customer account details for non-payments, delayed payments, and other irregularities Initiate communication with customers and payers to: Negotiate payment plans and account adjustments Resolve inaccuracies and/or provide additional information Investigate and resolve issues with Agency program staff, using the Billing Communication system Collaborate with Agency Accountants to investigate and resolve account issues Reconcile, adjust and allowance accounts, according to Agency guidelines
  • Obtain and maintain expert knowledge of The requirements, standards, practices, and preferences of the Agency services The requirements, standards, practices, and preferences of the payers of those services The computer systems used to manage reimbursement and customer records
  • Prepare and submit billing statements in electronic and paper formats Review billing statements for coding, pricing, and service accuracy Resolve inaccuracies prior to submitting the statement, using the Billing Communication system Submit accurate and timely billing statements that meet the requirements of each specific payer
  • Provide back-up support for all positions within the Reimbursement Department Maintain current knowledge of responsibilities of Reimbursement Department staff Assist in completion of tasks and responsibilities when needed Assume responsibilities of other Reimbursement Department staff as needed
  • Provide non-account specific support Prepare bank deposits Respond to customer requests for information and customer account records Assist in Agency financial and program audits, as needed Maintain accurate filing and record systems Create regular and periodic reports as needed or requested

Qualifications

  • Education: Associate degree preferred 
  • Experience: 5 years in healthcare billing or collections or no experience required with a 4 year Degree 
  • Certification/Licensure: Not required 
  • Computerization Skills: Proven competency in EXCEL, Microsoft Office 
  • CPR: Not required 
  • Travel: Position requires travel to various office sites, valid PA drivers license and proof of auto liability required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $18.79 to $31.14

Union Position: No

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