Accounts Receivable Specialist Job - Golden Valley, MN

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With five locations throughout the Twin Cities metro area, Northwest Eye is among the largest specialty eye care providers in the Midwest. Our environment is both dynamic and adaptable! The variety of patients you interact with each day and cutting-edge eye health practices will keep you at the top of your game.

Northwest Eye has a current opening for a full-time Accounts Receivable Specialist within our Revenue Cycle department in our Golden Valley
Administration office. 

This position is responsible for posting insurance payments, account follow-up including aging and resolving insurance claims, auditing for maximum insurance reimbursement, credit balance refunds, and responding to patient inquires with timely resolution

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Resolve electronic claim submission errors and rejections 
  • Verify patient and insurance eligibility on payer website
  • Review and respond to patient inquiries
  • Respond and resolve clinical and front office staff inquires and problems
  • Post insurance remittances by 835 electronic download or through the EFT system
  • Post insurance remittances and/or summaries by data entry
  • Post payments for medical record release  
  • Balance insurance receipt batches to reflect payments, adjustments, and billing patient responsibility amounts accurately with completed reports
  • Follow up on insurance denials and rejections from remittance advice or summary
  • Knowledge of claim appeals process to file with appropriate documents and requirements to insurance payer 
  • Scan paper batches (EOB’s) into shared file.
  • Submission of secondary insurance claims and attachments electronically
  • Audit patient accounts and request patient or insurance refunds in a timely manner
  • Monthly follow up of insurance aging reports to meet or exceed company standards
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Retrieve and follow up on overnight and daytime voicemail messages to business office
  • Attends workshops, seminars, and classes to further education and stay abreast of current billing service requirements and changes
  • Participant in billing audits for compliance
  • Maintain current knowledge of coding and medical policy and changes professional billing services
  • Maintain HIPAA privacy and security regulations
  • Communicate pertinent billing and insurance payer changes and regulations to providers, clinical staff, and management by reviewing payer websites, newsletters, and alerts
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • AA or Bachelor’s degree in Business or Finance preferred
  • 2+ years Accounts Receivable experience, preferably within healthcare
  • Strong team player, detail-oriented and problem solver
  • Completion of accredited medical billing programs preferred

About Us:
Northwest Eye Clinic provides a wide range of service offerings from comprehensive pediatrics, cataract surgery and premium lens implants, treatment of corneal and retinal disease and glaucoma, oculofacial and esthetic services to LASIK and total eye care that allow us to care for all ages, from newborns to seniors. Our doctors, surgeons, and eye care professionals are true professionals with uncommon enthusiasm for education patients about eye care. We make patient education our focus and encourage patients to Be Eye Wise about their eye health.
 
Northwest Eye and MN Eye Consultants are now sister companies under Unifeye Vision Partners! To view employment opportunities at all of our locations go to www.unifeyejobs.com.
 
Unifeye Vision Partners provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Number: 8a7885a8766d9a3c0176de94e78f675d

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