Accounts Receivable Representative (Medical Biller)

Job Locations US-NY-Uniondale (Long Island)


The purpose of the Accounts Receivable Specialist is to collect payments for outstanding accounts. He/She will also be responsible for researching denials, partial payments and overpayments to reconcile patient accounts.


The primary duties and responsibilities of an Accounts Receivable Specialist are:

  • Collect outstanding balances as quickly as possible by applying collection best practices as defined by AR Management
  • Utilize various AR reports to target aged balances for collection in order to meet and maintain performance goals as set by AR Management
  • Evaluate denials and partial payments to determine if further reimbursement is valid
  • Effectively participate during team meeting, payer discussions/meetings and conference calls/meetings as needed
  • Research and correct cash application of misapplied funds and payments on account for patient accounts as necessary
  • Identify and request adjustments to patient accounts as necessary, while following departmental procedure
  • Alert management to irregularities, patient trends and areas of concern
  • Maintain communication with direct manager and promptly follow-up with other departments as needed especially when seeking further information on a denied claim


A candidate’s qualifications will include:

  • High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent Required
  • Minimum of two successful years in a business collection environment preferred
  • Prior medical billing and healthcare insurance knowledge preferred
  • Intermediate MS Word, Excel, Google (GMAIL, G Drive) necessary
  • Solid understanding of state laws and fee schedules and their impacts on billing and collection
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills
  • Team-Worker: Ability to work well and communicate with others while maintaining a positive attitude


Additional Information

Physical requirements

This job may require, from time to time, repetitive tasks.



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