EMS/AMBULANCE COLLECTOR
Company: Medix
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Healthcare, Collections
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 5/30/2017
JOB DESCRIPTION:

Location: Bunker Hill Village, TX

Medix is currently hiring for an EMS/Ambulance Collections Specialist! If you are looking to get your foot in the door with a growing and stable healthcare company, this is the opportunity for you! This position will be contract to hire with full benefits and PTO.

The EMS Collections Specialist is responsible for the collections of insurance claims. Essential to this position is the ability to manage high volume of outbound phone calls to insurance carriers, drafting appeals, working with denials and resolving unpaid claim issues.

Job Duties:
• Understanding and staying informed of the changes with procedures, billing guidelines, and laws for specific insurance carries or payers.
• Initiating collection follow-up on all unpaid or denied claims with the appropriate insurance carrier.
• Research, appeal, and resolve unpaid insurance claims.
• Actively follow up and collect on all electronic claims, including resolution of any billing errors assigned following established procedures.
• Respond to correspondence from insurance carries.
• Responsible for handing customer service issues in a timely manner per provider request.
• Perform other duties as assigned by department Supervisor.
  
Reference number: 56719
 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:
• 3-5+ experience EMS collections.
• Strong communications skills in both oral and written.
• Positive attitude, Team Player, 'Go-getter'.
• Experience in reading EOB'S required.
• Proven experience administering appeals in a high-volume claims environment.
• Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills and negotiating skills.
• Prior experience working Medicare, Medicaid, other government payors and commercial insurance.
• Knowledge of ESO or other EMS billing software preferred.
• Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to learn new computer systems applications.

ADDRESS:
Houston , TX
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