Clm Resltion Rep III, Hosp

Rochester, NY

Responsibilities

General Purpose:

The Claims Resolution Representative III is responsible for working across the professional fee organization, handling follow-up activities designed to bring all open accounts receivable to successful closure. Responsible for effective claims follow-up on complex, multi-faceted accounts to obtain maximum revenue collection and closure. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, independent research, claim correction and resubmission, handling payer specific appeal process taking timely and routine action to resolve unpaid claims. The Claims Resolution Representative III reports to Accounts Receivable Management.

Responsibilities:

With general direction of the Manager/Supervisor/Lead:

40% Follows department policies and procedures and maintains and exercises comprehensive knowledge of insurance company billing requirements and regulations to research and resolve unpaid accounts receivable, making any corrections in the professional billing system necessary to ensure balance resolution for all assigned URMFG physician services.

25% Follows up on multi-faceted denials through review of remittances (EOBs), insurance correspondence, rejections received thru daily electronic and claims submission, etc. Research claims, identify problems, and takes appropriate action to assure claim resolution.

20% Responds to all billing-related inquiries from colleagues, departments, patients, and payors in a timely and professional manner. Communicates any missing/incomplete information to providers and department administrative support staff to ensure accurate billing. Communicates with insurance representatives through telephone calls, payer website, and written communication to ensure accurate processing of claims. Collaborate with appropriate departments to generate a detailed rational for appeals and grievances to the insurance companies.

10% Keeps management informed of changes in billing requirements and rejection or denial codes as they pertain to claim processing and coding. Escalates system issues preventing claims submission and follow-up for review and resolution.

5% Collaborates with Claim Edit Specialists and Patient Medical Billing Specialists assigned to pre claim WQ’s to identify opportunities for improvement in clean claims rate.

May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Required:

  1. Associate degree and 2 years of related relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

  2. Excellent problem solving skills

  3. Excellent communication skills

  4. Excellent customer service skills

Preferred:

  1. Strong working knowledge of the professional billing software applications

  2. Ability to type 25 wpm.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $19.62 - $26.49 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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