Accounts Receivable
Team Lead - Medical

Atlanta, GA | Accounts Receivable

Position Summary:

Oversee the AR associates assigned to this insurance carrier group. The Team Lead will also work insurance carriers as assigned. This includes the timely review of insurance denials and recommendations for bad-debt and adjustments to the manager.


JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field preferred

Work Experience

  • 3 years of Healthcare experience required
  • 1 year of progressive management experience preferred

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • CPAR – Certified Patient Account Representative preferred

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Strong knowledge of the Accounts Receivable process
  • Excellent phone, communication, organizational skills, computer skills and mathematical skills
  • Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
  • Strong knowledge of process and understanding of practice management system

Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred

  • Epic or eClinicalWorks experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and Word


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 

  • Maintain Daily communication with direct reports.
  • Maintain a high-level customer service approach to working with Accounts Receivable Specialists, payors and centers
  • Establish and maintain a high-level customer service approach to working with all patients and business partners
  • Daily coordination of the assigned AR associates working of outstanding insurance
  • Monitoring assigned carrier groups to achieve AR metrics
  • Timely re-filing and working of denials in conjuction with coding department
  • Identify any denial trends and educational opportunities
  • Manage On-Boarding process for new employees.
  • Complete employee work function setups including IT, phone, supplies, compliance training, and time clock
  • Quarterly performance log review of AR specialists and Annual Performance Appraisal of AR Specialists


Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

Customer service skills:

  • Ability to represent the Department in a professional manner when interacting with patients, guests,
  • physicians and their staff
  • Ability to handle service issues professionally
  • Ability to follow through with customers

Communication skills:

  • Ability to communicate effectively to patients about their medical conditions and the financial aspects of their care.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to patients, centers, and staff regarding departmental policy

Keyboard skills:

  • Ability to type proficiently

Teamwork:

  • Ability to function effectively as extension of the Center
  • Be flexible and open-minded in thought processes
  • Maintain focus under pressure
  • Share relevant information with other team members

Medical Terminology & Insurance

  • Ability to understand basic medical terminology
  • Ability to calculate deductible and co-insurance correctly
  • Abilty to read and understand carrier Explanation of Benefits

All other duties as assigned.

GoHealth Urgent Care invites military veterans to apply for our positions.


GoHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, GoHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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Why GoHealth?

GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding urgent care career opportunities in Connecticut, Missouri, New York City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: the flexibility to practice urgent care medicine the way it was meant to be, without the stress and bureaucracy of hierarchical organizations. With reasonable work hours that don’t emotionally exhaust or burn them out, providers can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives. And our practice model helps free them from excessive paperwork and overly burdensome regulatory programs that take away from the time they could spend providing the highest-quality care for their patients.

The lifestyle you can lead.

Atlanta is Georgia’s state capital and home to approximately half a million residents. Well known for its arts, theater, galleries and museums, cultural attractions, and institutions of higher education, Atlanta offers many things to do. Visit Georgia Aquarium, the largest public aquarium in the Western Hemisphere. Shop and enjoy great entertainment in Underground Atlanta. See wildlife shows at Zoo Atlanta. Catch a pro football, basketball or baseball game. Foodies will delight in local favorites, such as crab fritters, chicken biscuits, pulled pork sandwiches and salted caramel ice cream. Choose from many welcoming neighborhoods to live in, from downtown and midtown to Chastain Park, and from Buckhead to Cabbagetown, Kirkwood and Morningside. There’s also a good selection of public and private schools and nearby colleges and universities. Public transportation is excellent, and Atlanta is also served by Amtrak and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.