Account Collector


  • Job ID:

    1819
  • Pay rate range:

    $17 - $20
  • City:

    Longmont
  • State:

    Colorado
  • Duration:

    05/27/2019 - 08/27/2019
  • Job Type:

    Contract
  • Job Description

    A new Facility Collections Associate Level II needed for a three-month contract for our client located in Longmont, Colorado. 

    Job description and responsibilities for the Facility Collections Associate II role:

    Responsible for the research, collection and/or resolution of an assigned account portfolio. 

    • Responsible for collection efforts of facility level accounts for services rendered by PharMerica and the reconciliation of any balance variances.
    • Works with facilities, receiving in/out bound telephone calls, providing customer service through explaining why they are being billed and following-up on past due accounts using approved collection techniques.
    • Works with internal and external customers to resolve assigned portfolio of accounts by collecting the balance due or by taking other action (write-offs, billing to another source, in-house collections or referral to attorney or collections agency, etc.) necessary to resolve account and relieve AR in a timely manner.  Productivity records will also be maintained.
    • Works with pharmacy billing associates in obtaining accurate billing and resident information and in re-billing and resolving unpaid claims through adjudication.
    • Works with Facility Collection Manager/Supervisor in researching pharmacy accounts requiring special attention, as indicated on Collection reports and taking all necessary action to collect money.
    • Works with assigned pharmacy locations, nursing home accounts and individual customers in receiving inbound correspondence.
    • Works with Facility Collections Manager/Supervisor and other members of the management team on special projects as needed.
    • Performs other tasks as assigned.

    Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.

    • High School graduate, GED or equivalent experience
    • Minimum of 2 year degree  or equivalent experience 
    • 3 years' experience with billing and/or collections experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Team leadership skills; must be capable and willing to train and/or mentor others
    • Third Party Billing or collections/billing experience in the healthcare industry; AS400 computer experience
    • Data entry, MS Excel and Word and basic computer knowledge
    • Medical billing and coding experience required 
    • Communication, Problem Solving, Detail Orientation and Teamwork

    Days and Hours are Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm MST. 

    #PCO; #Pharma 

     

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