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Payment Application Specialist - CCP

  • Job ID: 32930429
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Children's Community Pediatrics
  • Department: Billing Office
  • Location: 11279 Perry Highway, Wexford PA 15090
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $13.94 to $21.26 / hour

Description

Children's Community Pediatrics is hiring a Full-Time Payment Application Specialist for the CCP Central Billing office in Wexford. This position will be working the weekday daylight shift from 7:30am-4:00pm.

Purpose:

Is responsible for a variety of services relating to accounting functions such as: preparation of daily deposit, posting and balancing of payment/denial and adjustment transactions and balancing to the system's daily deposit slip and daily ledger. Reviews credit balance accounts and prepared refunding to appropriate parties.

Responsibilities:
  • Retrieve mail upon arrival to the Billing Office.
  • Prepares all mail order charge slips to include calling for authorization numbers and includes in daily deposit for delivery to bank.
  • Responsible for opening the daily mail, separating the checks into financial classes, alpha sort the private pay and commercial payments and forward such to the Supervisor of Payment Application.
  • Post approved adjustment transactions to debit/credit account balance (e.g., contractual allowances, refunds, etc.) to bring account to appropriate balance.
  • Running an accurate tape of the deposit upon the return of the checks from the Supervisor of Payment Application.
  • Review overpaid accounts and prepares to process refunds, adjustments, payment/denial transfers, etc. to bring account to appropriate balance.
  • Responsible for reviewing and resolving unidentified cash issues.
  • Prepares daily bank deposit. Make copies of all checks received. Endorses all checks with rubber stamp, scans checks for proper "pay to", date and signature, staples check copies to remittance advices maintaining alphabetical order within each financial class.
  • Post all receipts to the patients accounts and review transaction reports to assure correct posting/balancing.
  • Initiate and support secondary billing efforts.
  • Post daily receipts to the ledger upon the date of receipt.
  • Run an accurate/error free final bank tape for original checks going to the bank for the daily deposit and forward to the Supervisor of Payment Application.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • 2 years work experience in Physician Practice Plan or Hospital Business Office
  • Experience in cash application and posting, third party payor guidelines and reimbursement practices.
  • Background in electronic reconciliation processes.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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