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Medical Collections Administrator

at Lauren's Institute for Education

Pay: $16 to $17/hour
Salary commensurate with experience.
Posted: 8/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Lauren’s Institute for Education (L.I.F.E.) is a non-profit organization serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in the East Valley in an all-inclusive pediatric therapy center, day treatment center, and private school. We are looking for a full time Medical Collections Administrator. Come be a part of a great cause & a family-like team, with competitive pay & growth potential. 

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Communicate with insurance companies and clients to expedite claim processing.
  • Administer and authorize appropriate collection activities in accordance with practice guidelines for insurance and private pay.
  • Assists with processing and entering payment information into billing software on a regular basis.
  • Verify client insurance information and benefits and ensure all pre-authorization requirements are met.
  • Maintain ongoing authorizations.
  • Confirm yearly that clients have no insurance changes.
  • Monitor deductibles & non-payments.
  • Research & implement coding & billing changes.
  • Communicate requirements for billing & authorizations to appropriate departments.
  • Submit insurance forms to insurance companies as required.
  • Receive payment for services rendered and provide receipts.
  • Receive and resolve client account problems and discrepancies.
  • Input new client data into appropriate systems and update changes as needed.
  • General administration duties, including, but not limited to:
    • Assist Office Manager as needed
    • Assist with client filing
    • Copy & distribution of appropriate documentation
    • Backup coverage for the front desk as needed
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned                          

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    Skill / Requirements

    • We are looking for a motivated, detail orientated person who is ethical & trustworthy, works with integrity and takes initiative. 
    • Medical Insurance collections experience preferred. 
    • Basic computer skills a must.  
    • Proficient oral & written communication skills required. 
    • Previous experience with Medical Billing and Terminology preferred. 
    • Strong multi-tasking abilities.