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GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT SPECIALIST
Description:
Responsible for the collections of accounts assigned to assure account resolution in a timely manner. Assignment includes but not limited to contact with external and internal customers to assure compliant billing and charge capture.

Job Title: GOVERNMENT ACCOUNT SPECIALIST Department: PATIENT ACCTS
Category: Nonclinical Facility: Freeman Business Center
Shift: Day Location: Joplin, MO
Status: Full Time Sign On Bonus: No
# of Positions: 1 Referral Bonus: No

Qualifications:
Accounts receivable experience.
Basic knowledge of current ICD coding and effects of claim processing.
Basic knowledge of current procedural and diagnostic coding as a result of claims billing and payments.
Basic knowledge of third party payer guidelines
Knowledge of computers systems and software websites associated to payers including basic Microsoft applications.
Business office experience preferred.
Basic knowledge of healthcare industry.
Knowledge of CMS guidelines to assure compliant billing and collection practices are being followed.

Ability to access information to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations.
Ability to analyze and interpret complex data.
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writting.
Ability to comprehend laws, guidelines, and requirements for billing assigned payers.
Ability to handle patient files and results in a confidential manner.

Customer Service experience required.
Experience in healthcare organization (registration, scheduling, business office) is preferred.

Comments:
Computer usage skills with minimum 7500 keystrokes/hour alphanumeric, accuracy rate of 95%.
Ten-key skills with minimum 5000 keystrokes/hour, accuracy rate of 85%.
Overall score of 80%, Excel 2003-Basic Skills.