Medical Billing Specialist

at EyeCare Partners
Ballwin, MO

EyeCare Partners is the nation’s leading provider of clinically integrated eye care. Our national network of over 300 ophthalmologists and 700 optometrists provides a lifetime of care to our patients with a mission to enhance vision, advance eye care and improve lives. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, over 650 ECP-affiliated practice locations provide care in 18 states and 80 markets, providing services that span the eye care continuum. For more information, visit www.eyecare-partners.com.

Our growing eye care organization has immediate need for experienced an Accounts Receivable Specialist who is experienced in researching unpaid claims and following up on the insurance end.  The ideal candidate will be compassionate and naturally helpful, willing to work through a problem to its successful conclusion.

Responsibilities

  • Review unpaid claims and research reasons for delay
  • Initiate collection follow up of unpaid or denied claims with the appropriate payer
  • Research appeal and resolve claim rejections, underpayments and denials with payers
  • Process appeals by gathering information and resubmitting claims
  • Communicate payment or denial trending that impact revenue to leadership
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with team members and payer representatives
  • Contact insurance companies to work out any discrepancies and get the claims paid
  • Review outstanding accounts and aging report
  • Process any adjustments as needed

 

Requirements: Education, Experience & Skills 
 

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1+ years’ experience with account follow up, preferably in a healthcare environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and social skills
  • Ability to work overtime if/when needed
  • Strong knowledge of explanation of benefits (EOB’s)
  • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced, matrixed environment, and ability to execute despite ambiguity 

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.