• A/R Collection Specialist II

    Job ID
    2019-79264
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Department
    Clinic Billing
    Hours / Pay Period
    80
    Facility
    Dignity Health Medical Group Arizona
    Shift
    Day
    Location
    Phoenix
    State/Province
    AZ
    Standard Hours
    Monday-Friday 7:30-4:00pm
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Hello humankindness 

    Dignity Health Medical Group is the employed physician group of Dignity Health Arizona. Dignity Health Medical Group (DHMG) employs approximately 200 providers and 500 support staff that cover a wide variety of specialties. The medical group has had tremendous success over the past few years and now provides more than 73 subspecialty services. 

    The physicians provide clinical services in their areas of specialty and many serve in pivotal academic, research and leadership roles.

     

    DHMG is also heavily involved in preparing tomorrow's healthcare providers. DHMG has 84 medical school students and approximately 200 residents and fellows throughout the 25 academic programs.  Clinical services are complemented with translational and bench research to augment medical education for residents and students. 

     

    The mission of Dignity Health Medical Group is consistent with Dignity Health's mission and St. Joseph's guiding principles with a focus on innovative clinical care and the pursuit of excellence through scholarly activities. As part of the Dignity Health hospital system, DHMG has full access to the staff and all facilities on our hospital campuses. This unique relationship with our hospital allows Dignity Health Medical Group to provide its patients with state-of-the-art patient services including care of the poor and disenfranchised.

     

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    Responsibilities

    SUMMARY - Maintains follow up with insurance companies to ensure timely and accurate reimbursement is received. Maintains knowledge of payer guidelines for both government and commercial payers including detailed knowledge of billing/collection requirements and contract/reimbursement language. 

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    High School Diploma / GED

    Three (3) years physician billing/collection experience or other related healthcare provider claims experience in a high volume medical healthcare claim environment. (Includes health plan physician claims/ reimbursement/appeals experience)

    AHCCCS/ Medicare/government Commercial payer experience. HCFA 1500 billing experience

     

    Knowledge of insurance plan intricacies

    Current knowledge of CPT/HCPC and revenue codes

    Previous experience with computerized billing system

    MS Word and Excel

    Typing speed of 65 wpm and 225 kpm (10 key)

    Knowledge of collection guidelines and regulations

    Excellent problem solving and communication skills

    Ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers

    Ability to prioritize tasks and read and interpret complex contract language

    Effective verbal and written communication skills

    Proficient in the use of office equipment; e.g., telephone system, computer, fax machine, copier, printer


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

    Five (5) years physician billing/collection experience or other related healthcare provider claims experience in a high volume medical healthcare claim environment. (Includes health plan physician claims/reimbursement/ appeals experience.)

    College level business courses helpful.   Two years relevant college education plus experience.

    Bilingual in Spanish preferred.

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