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Medicare Accounts Receivable Specialist

Req #: JR - 067239 Location Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States Job Category: Finance Date Posted: 04/18/2022

Overview

This is where your insights influence change. As a member of the Baxter Finance team, you have the critical thinking and analytical mindset that allows you to translate data into meaningful, actionable insights that help teams learn and adapt along the way. We guide our internal partners to understand financial opportunities or realities that move Baxter forward and closer to our mission to save and sustain lives. While you often work independently with your cross-functional team, you always have the greater finance organization to lean on for support and career mentoring.

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Medicare Accounts Receivable Specialist

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You’ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. 

Baxter’s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. 

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives— where your purpose accelerates our mission. 

JOB SUMMARY: 

Perform collections activities on outstanding accounts receivable for assigned Medicare Advantage Plan third party payers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform collections activities on all outstanding claims for assigned payers

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of compliance policies for Hill-Rom, including commercial and government payers

  • Understand and consistently contribute to team goals, as well as how they support greater organizational goals

  • Enter and work all denials received from assigned payers within specified timeframe

  • Create, submit, and follow through on appeals for assigned payers

  • Research and reconcile credit balances on accounts

  • Process corrected claims and/or rebills to assigned payers as needed

  • Process adjustments following the established policy and procedures

  • Document and follow up on explanations of benefits (EOBs)

  • Identify and articulate trending payer issues and notify appropriate leaders in a timely manner

  • Provide quality customer service, with the ability to speak knowledgably to payers, patients, and other stakeholders

  • Ability to verify benefits and understand coverage criteria

  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the business model

  • Understand and follow department policies, procedures, work instructions, job aids, and standard work requirements

  • Maintain regular, positive communication with colleagues, business partners, and stakeholders

  • Provide workload coverage, if needed

  • Support team decisions

  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

  • AA or BA/BS degree preferred

  • 3+ years of medical collections and/or billing

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and organize/prioritize workload

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software required

  • Billing database software experience preferred

The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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