Lab Payment Poster

Finance & Accounting
in Tampa
, FL
Reference: 19-02367

Job Description: 

An established growing integrated health organization is seeking a full time experienced Payment Poster for multi-site Ambulatory surgical centers, Medical (Urgent Care & Pain Management) Clinics, Anesthesia, Pharmacy and Labs (Toxicology and DNA) managed from the corporate office here in Tampa. This position will have the potential to grow within the company. We are looking for a positive person who is interested in being a success and will help take the company to the next level.

Our client’s culture calls for superior customer service, excellent understanding of best practices and a commitment to team problem solving and solutions. This position will post both paper remits and electronic remits for multiple locations and multiple billing systems. The seasoned professional for this job needs superior communication and computer skills including familiarity with EHS systems, Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Reconciles all cash from deposits to accounts posted
  • Ability to perform complex calculations to arrive at the correct patient responsibility and adjustments
  • Posts all patient and insurance payments for assigned segment within 24 hours of receipt
  • Posts all zero-payments within 48 hours of receipt
  • Works in multiple systems ensuring all patient accounts are balanced, posted and reconciled
  • Performs necessary contractual adjustments on accounts
  • Analyzes data, identifies issues, reaches conclusions, and propose strategies for resolution of complex reimbursement issues
  • Works collaboratively with Manager and other coding and reimbursement staff to research third party payer medical and administrative policy that may affect billing operations
  • Assists Manager to communicate changes to physicians, clinicians and staff
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to coding and billing compliance
  • Utilizes the electronic health record, health information systems, and healthcare applications and has a good working knowledge of information technology
  • Assists Manager to develop, implement, maintain and monitor policies and procedures related to correct coding and compliant documentation
  • Maintains confidentiality in regards to patient account status and the financial affairs of the clinic/corporation

Minimal Qualification Requirements:

  • At least 2 years working A/R in a medical billing environment
  • Experience keying charges, posting payments and calling insurance companies to obtain status and eligibility
  • Knowledge of EOBs
  • Knowledge of PR and CO Ansi codes
  • Proficient in reading and analyzing remits
  • Knowledge of Modifiers, Global Periods and Medical Necessity guidelines
  • Knowledge of insurance guidelines especially Medicare and Medicaid
  • Experience with medical billing software technology
  • Prior patient call experience highly preferred
  • Impeccable professional reputation with high degree of energy, integrity, and positive spirit
  • Experience supporting multi-sites facilities a plus
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, abbreviations, techniques and surgical procedures
  • Knowledge of the AAPC Standards of Ethical Coding
  • Ability to organize and effectively work on multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills