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Associate Accounts Receivable Representative

Company: SCA Health
Location: Deerfield
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Category: Corporate

Overview
Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:

  • We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
  • We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
  • We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
  • We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU.

    Responsibilities
    The Associate Accounts Receivable Representative will work in the Accounts Receivable, or A/R department, within our regional business office and will be responsible for thorough and timely patient account follow up to ensure accurate accounts receivable reporting; following up with insurance companies and/or third party payers to ensure payments by primary and secondary payers and/or self-pay patients are accurate and timely. This role is a vital position in the revenue cycle process. The 'A/R Rep' will function within the Center's policies and procedures, support SCA Values, SCA Vision and SCA Mission. In return, we offer a great benefits package including health and dental insurance options, PTO, 401K, and more. All of which begin on your first day of employment.Specifically, you will work in the Accounts Receivable, or A/R department, within our regional business office and will be responsible for thorough and timely patient account follow up to ensure accurate accounts receivable reporting; following up with insurance companies and/or third party payers to ensure payments by primary and secondary payers and/or self-pay patients are accurate and timely.You will:
    • Ensure payments by primary and secondary payers and/or self-pay patients are accurate
    • Responsible for thorough and timely patient account follow up to ensure accurate accounts receivable reporting
    • Accurate and timely follow up and resolution for all accounts receivable.
    • Meeting and maintaining cash collection metrics and goals
    • Effectively and independently handles second level reimbursement issues, contracted and non-contracted denials for serviced before and after procedures
    • This is a fast-paced environment, which requires attention to detail, accountability, teamwork, and professional behavior and a focus that extends to patients, clients and other departments.
    • Works closely with payer provider relations representatives
    • Contacting insurance companies by email and/or phone to collect payments
    • Handles contracted and non-contracted; HMO, PPO, EPO, POS, Worker's Com., self-pay and third-party reimbursement issues.
    • Works all denials and corrected claims collaborating with the biller and/or Business Office Manager, insurance payers and/or patients on past due accounts
    • Primary functions are credit balance management, patient balance resolution and non-patient (insurance) resolution
    • Work closely with insurance companies and third-party payers to collect revenue for surgical services performed.
    • This role is primarily focused on collecting payments from insurance companies as opposed from collecting from self-payers/individuals.
      Qualifications
      Requirements for our roles:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Denials and appeals experience
      • Familiarity with EOB and reading medical policies from payers
      • Healthcare experience





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Keywords: SCA Health, Arlington Heights , Associate Accounts Receivable Representative, Other , Deerfield, Illinois

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