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Collection Specialist, Community Pharmacy

  • Job ID: 509744245
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Community Pharmacy
  • Department: Administration
  • Location: 500 Old Pond Rd, Bridgeville PA 15017
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.39 to $27.61 / hour

Description

UPMC Community Pharmacy is looking for a full time Collection Specialist to join their team in Bridgeville.

Under supervision, responsible for all fiscal functions necessary to ensure the prompt and correct payment to the hospital provider of all monies owed by insurers. Communicate with insurance companies, patients, physicians and vendors regarding payment issues and recommend write-offs according to UPMC policies. Review posting and balancing of payment/denial and adjustment transactions necessary for closing accounts.

This role will work daylight shifts, 8 am to 4:30 pm.

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Responsibilities:

  • Understand Third Party billing and collections regulations.
  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of billings, collections, contractual postings, payments, and adjustments of accounts based upon their functional area standards.
  • Meet quality assurance, benchmark standards, and maintain productivity levels as defined by management.
  • Update system notes with account activity, status and expected reimbursement.  Utilize the correct reprint/bill codes, denial codes, barrier codes, status codes, etc.
  • Escalate problem accounts as applicable.
  • Evaluate and recommend referrals to agency, law firm, Financial Assistance and Bad Debt.
  • Identify issues and submit corrective action recommendations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the current functionality of the patient accounting systems.
  • *Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • *Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School graduate or equivalent.4 years of experience in a business office setting required.
  • Must be multi-disciplined in billing, collections, denials, credit balances and/or the various payors.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and efective problem solving skills required.
  • Must be able to communicate with patients, payors, outside agencies, and general public through telephone, electronic and written correspondence.
  • Prior experience on personal computes, calculators and various office equipment is needed.
  • Prior collections or medical billing experience with basic understanding of coding and medical terminology preferred.
  • Must display leadership skills.


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