Medical Collector

Oak Brook, IL | Job ID: 59974

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Job Description

Our client, recognized as one of the 100 Best Hospitals in America, is looking to hire a Medical Collector to join their award-winning team. The Medical Collector will be responsible for appeals to third party payors to ensure the health system receives appropriate reimbursement for services provided. The Medical Collector will also monitor and analyze payments to identify contractual variances, underpayments and overpayments, and denials. If you are looking for continuous growth with a top healthcare system, please apply today!

 

Medical Collector Responsibilities:

  • Identify variances that are due to inappropriate auto proration, reports to leadership for timely correction
  • Review and analyzes the reasons for variance using daily reports and tools. Variances include underpayments, overpayments and denials
  • Correct manual or missing proration as per contract or explanation of benefits
  • Identify inappropriate/denied payments based on health system payor contracts
  • Initiate appeal letters or phone calls to all third party payors
  • Prioritize appeal requests based on contractual appeal timeframes and account receivable dollars.

 

Medical Collector Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum (3) three years combined experience as an insurance collector, denials specialist or credit specialist in a hospital business office or insurance industry environment; or one year of experience in contracting underpayments or appeal processing is required
  • Working knowledge of Managed Care contract administration and payor requirements required
  • Experience and knowledge of patient accounting systems and Managed Care reimbursement applications in a multi-facility environment required
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

 

If you are interested in this Medical Collector role and qualify please apply!

 

Thank you,

Lauren Kasprzak
Recruiter - Healthcare Revenue Cycle
LaSalle Network

 

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is Chicago's leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in accounting and finance, administrative, executive search, technology, marketing, call center, and human resources, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed over 25,000 candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent, and permanent positions