Company Name:
LPC Healthcare Recruiting Solutions Inc
Bookkeeper/AR Specialist
We are seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist for our SNF/LTC Corporate office. Qualified candidates must have some SNF/LTC Accounts Receivables experience.
This positions primary objective is to reduce past due and delinquent receivable balances through in-house" collection efforts including but not limited to both incoming and outgoing phone calls. The position will work closely with the CFO and other staff members to ascertain any and all pertinent resident information that will assist in collection recovery. Other duties will include, but not be limited to, review and audit facility aging reports, assist in identifying potential collection problems within the facility and provide support to facility regarding state and federal collection laws, regulations, and guidelines.
Responsible for managing the accounts receivables for nursing facilities, including but not limited to reviewing admission records, medical notes and codes assigned to diagnosis to ensure prompt and correct billing of accounts
Prepare monthly summary of daily census so that all payer numbers balance
Prepare monthly closing report
Responsible for creating the monthly Residents statement
Responsible for preparation of cost report
Regular review of ageing report to determine which ones can be written off
Prepare and submit Med A and Med B billings and co-insurance billings; review and determine reasons for rejections and/or denial of payments and appeal denial
Obtain necessary documents to support appeals of insurance claim denials
Handle online and telephone insurance inquires
Follow-up on pending insurance claims
Review and analyze monthly aging reports; generate timely statements for private pay residents and Public Aid residents to make sure that payments including patients/residents portions are current
Enter Residents facesheets, insurance eligibility, and benefit information via telephone, internet, HIQA, REV and AVR system
Verify and oversee that the LOC, income change, and admit packets are submitted and completed in a timely manner
Handle Trust Fund
Post Residents cash, pension and social security to proper accounts
Knowledgeable with Medicaid and Medicare billing procedures
Prepare and submit all claims to Medicare, Medicaid, BCBS, and all other insurance companies
Call responsible parties when payments are behind
Coordinate with all the SNF/Assisted Living Billing Coordinators on any and all billing issues that need approvals
Visit all SNF/Assisted Living Facilities to train Business Office Manager/Bookkeepers on our corporate system
Experience: At least one year of SNF/LTC Accounts receivables experience is a must.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of staff both orally and written. Ability to read, write and understand simplex and complex sentences. Ability to take and transfer, and interpret information. Ability to interact with others to accomplish work

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