Medicare Financial Specialist in Edgehill in Stamford at Benchmark Senior Living

Date Posted: 1/22/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Edgehill, premier CCRC in Stamford, CT, is seeking a full time Medicare Financial Specialist to join our team.

The Medicare Financial Specialist is responsible for the capture, billing, adjustment, and collection of all charges generated by the Edgehill Skilled Nursing Facility, and outpatient medical charges. 

Responsibilities and Competencies

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Windows software, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Proficiency with claims management software systems.
  • Distribution of Self-Pay invoices to residents to insure timely collections.
  • 2 Years of current Medicare, Managed Care and Long-Term Care (LTC) experience required
  • Experience with Medicare, and Medicare & Commercial HMO/PPO billing guidelines and rules, insurance reimbursement methods, and the claims appeal process.
  • Ability to review & interpret insurance Explanation of Benefits & Electronic Remittance Advices to determine & identify reasons for claim denial, and when appropriate, appeal course of action for resolution.
  • Review financial information on all new admissions.  Ensure all census information and changes are accurately reported in the billing software.  Responsible to report census information to vendors.
  • Ensure all resident generated revenue is booked accurately, cash posted appropriately, and collection procedures utilized to maximize revenue and cash flow.
  • Create and maintain a positive and disciplined work environment with residents, their families, clinical staff, and management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbal.
  • Must consistently demonstrate professional behavior.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

A minimum of three years’ Medicare Part A & B billing experience in a skilled nursing facility is required.