Accounts Receivable Specialist
Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: March 24, 2020
Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!Primary
Function/General Purpose of PositionPerforms a wide range of
functions including but not limited to facility census, billing,
collections, accounts receivable and cash posting for Maria Manor.
Provides monitoring and oversight for the accuracy and completion
of the Medicaid application process and personal fund accounting.
Works to ensure the timely and accurate reimbursement for services
provided to residents of the facility. Supports the overall
operation and efficiency of the Business Office and works closely
with resident responsible parties, Florida Medicaid Case Workers,
the Resident/Registrant Accounts Coordinator, nursing, rehab and
the facility Bookkeepers at the CHE Shared Service
- Work requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Three years
of facility Business Office experience required.
- Work requires the ability to gather, interpret and analyze
- Must possess ability to communicate effectively and a respect
for confidentially.Essential Job Functions
- Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the census process
for all facility residents including the verification of all payer
types upon admission. Maintains the census database in the Point
Click Care Software System and is responsible for the complete and
accurate detailed information on all admissions, discharges and
census changes to provide for accurate, timely billing and
reimbursement. Ensures the accurate maintenance of a manual census
and reports all census changes to the Central Business Office on a
daily basis. Ties out the manual census to Point Click Care at
- Receiving all cash payments and recording the cash payments in
accordance with established Business Office policies and
procedures. Maintains accurate records of cash receipts.
Responsible for the accurate and timely cash posting in the Point
Click Care Software System for Self-Pay, Patient Liability and
Medicaid accounts. Researches credits, writes up refund requests
and submits them for payment to in a timely fashion.
- Oversees the Maintaining of the residents personal needs
account in accordance with Federal, State and organizational
regulations, to ensure proper handling of the residents personal
funds. This includes maintaining petty cash, providing banking
hours, paying bills on behalf of residents when requested, posting
charges to accounts timely, sending statements of account to
residents and/or responsible parties on a quarterly basis and
balancing and reconciling bank statements on a monthly basis.
- Oversees the billing and collection of all Self-Pay accounts
(including coinsurance) and Patient Liability Amounts. This
includes, but is not limited to, printing, reviewing and mailing
statements, follow-up telephone calls and letters, meeting with
families and maintaining a record of all collection efforts. When
appropriate position may be required to take accounts to small
claims court, pursue guardianship or work with facilities legal
counsel to resolve unpaid balances.
- Oversees the tracking of all residents who are Pending
Medicaid. This includes notifying the responsible party of the
Patient Pay Amount due per month and the amount that will be owed
if Medicaid is not granted, working with the responsible party,
Florida Medicaid Caseworker and facility Social Worker to ensure
that all documentation is submitted to the state in a timely
fashion. A written record of actions taken will be kept.
- Ensures the timely notification to the appropriate Florida
Medicaid office upon admission, discharge or conversion of
residents. Coordinates with Social Services and Admissions to
ensure accurate and timely processing of payment source
- Bills Florida Medicaid by the second working day of the month
and reviews Florida Medicaid Remittance Advices for variances or
denial codes and takes the appropriate corrective action. Maintains
the Point Click Care Software System with updated Patient Liability
Amounts and is responsible to contact Florida Medicaid with any
income changes or discrepancies.
- Processing Medicaid Redeterminations for Maria Manor
- Being responsible for overseeing the accurate insurance
verification information on all residents. Uses FISS DDE and the
Florida Medicaid online system to verify that benefits are
available and shares information with other staff as well as enters
all updated information into the Point Click Care Software System.
Works with Nursing and Rehab to ensure that the required Medicare
information for billing is timely and accurate.
- Tracks Medicare eligibility status and benefit periods. Keeps a
calendar of the PPS Schedule. Monitors facility Medicare Notices of
Non Coverage for accuracy and keeps copies in the Patient Financial
Folders. Attends facility weekly Medicare Meetings and monthly
Triple Check Meetings.
- Completing any reports required by vendors to ensure they have
accurate resident information. Provides cost reporting data to the
- Maintaining an up-to-date filing system for cash receipts,
accounts receivable, residents financial information and personal
needs funds to ensure ready-access to needed information.
- Maintaining a close working relationship with the facility
Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper to resolve census and/or billing
problems. Participates in regularly scheduled AR Meetings, Weekly
facility Medicare Meetings and monthly Medicare Triple Check
Meetings.Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.Well also
reward your hard work with:
- Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
- Prescription drug coverage
- Flexible spending accounts
- Life insurance w/AD&D
- An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
- Paid time off
- Educational Assistance
- And much moreS cheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:Days (United
States of America)Department:Central Business Office - Maria Manor
Nursing Care CenterAll applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic
information, or protected veteran status, and will not be
discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to
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