Robert Half Accountemps Medical Collections Specialist in Tampa, Florida

Accountemps is currently working with a local healthcare company in need of a Medical Collections specialist. This is a Contract to Full-time opportunity in the Westshore area.

Responsibilities for this position include: 1) working delinquent accounts and perform collection actions with Commercial Insurance companies, Medicare, Medicaid, and self-pay accounts (Please Note: this position does include contacting patients by telephone and resubmitting claims to the appropriate payer) 2) evaluate patient financial status and contract payment plans 3) work to successfully reduce days in aged A/R and meet assigned goals 4) Follow up with Insurance Carriers on denied claims, write appeal letters, and re-bill to the carriers5) Other duties as assigned.

Qualified candidates will possess 3 years of recent experience with medical billing procedures with knowledge of governmental, legal, and regulatory provisions related to collection activity. Ability to utilize MS Office Suite including Excel is required.