Credit Balance Representative
MedAssets, Inc. - Oceanport, NJ

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Job Purpose:
This Payment Review Representative is primarily responsible for reviewing and analyzing the root cause of, and resolving all credit balances on patients accounts.

Position Objectives:
Ensure the prompt, accurate, and proper handling of account receivables credit

Ensures daily account workload is completed prior to day’s end

Identifies and reports trends

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the review, reconciliation and resolution of accounts listed on the credit balance work list

Review requests for refunds/offsets to ensure that all efforts are reported and accurate

Take necessary action to follow-up on assigned accounts including contractual adjustments, patient balance transfers, and completion of refund request

Identify and report credit balances due to information incorrectly loaded in the MedAssets Contract Management tool

Process assigned accounts for refunds with correct insurance codes, allowance codes and financial classes

Identify and report any payment or adjustment posting trends or issues

Identify trends in payor overpayments and escalate to the Supervisor to determine the required action steps to reconcile the issue with the payor

Post contractual allowances as needed in the system when the variance is determined to be an incorrect allowance taken

Post accurate and timely notes to the system for all action taken on the account

Maintain knowledge of payor contracts and federal regulations

Maintains unit/team specific productivity expectations per policy

Adheres to department quality assurance expectations per policy

Keep current with all government payor regulations and provider/payor contracts

Act cooperatively and responsibly with patients, visitors, co-workers, management and clients.

Maintain a professional attitude.

Maintain confidentiality at all times.

Minimum Qualifications & Competencies:
BA/BS in business or related concentration, some college preferred

Minimum 2 years experience in healthcare insurance collections field

AAHAM(American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management) Certification preferred

Proven knowledge and experience in hospital or physician patient accounting systems, preferably Siemens SMS and/or Affinity

Experience working with customer support/client issue resolution management

Must be able to multi-task and work in a fluid and dynamic setting

Excellent oral and written communications skills

Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment that requires quick turnaround and quality output

Solid knowledge of all MS Office Products

Travel: 0% travel required/expected

MedAssets is an Equal Opportunity Employer and ensures its employment decisions comply with principles embodied in Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Executive Order 11246, Revised Order Number 4, and applicable state regulations.

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