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Community Involvement Programs Healthcare Billing Specialist in Saint Paul, Minnesota

For decades, Accord has been making a difference in the lives of those in the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota. From a rich history built on empowerment and community, to our drive for excellence today. At Accord, we make it possible for people living with disabilities or mental health diagnosis to achieve their personal and career goals and live life to the fullest. ACCORD, is currently looking for an Healthcare Billing Specialist.

Job Purpose and Reporting Structure:

The Healthcare Billing Specialist is responsible for overseeing billing operations and processes in order to ensure collection of account balances. The Healthcare Billing Specialist will work closely with other programs and departments and will report to the Controller.

Job Type: Full Time, Day Hours.

Job Class: Entry Level

Pay Rate: $17.50 - $20.00 per hour

Location: Temporarily Remote, occasional visits to the office as needed, St Paul MN 55108.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Meet regularly with program staff to review results, discuss issues, and provide suggestions on resolution. Effective problem solving skills are essential in this position.

  • Collaborate with other finance team members to improve cross training. Provide assistance and support to other team members.

  • Manage clearing house process for Medicaid/Medicare eligibility and claims payment.

  • Assist with posting insurance cash receipts, denials, and adjustments.

  • Strive to continually reduce aging balance and bad debt expense.

  • Prepare reports for management as requested. Assist with audits and monthly close process.

  • Must be able to serve as a positive role model for other employees and the people supported by Accord.

  • Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills.

Requirements

Credentials/Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting is preferred.

  • Clerical and administrative experience required.

  • Must be accurate and detail oriented. Must be able to work independently.

  • Prior experience with Medicaid billing and/or Health Care billing is strongly preferred.

  • Must be able to work with staff from other departments in order to follow up and resolve problems. Must have strong customer service skills.

  • Must have strong technical skills. Proficient with accounting software and MS Office. Experience with clearinghouse functions is preferred. Microsoft Dynamics and Cashe Software experience is preferred.

  • Must pass a Department of Human Services background study.

Work Environment:

The Healthcare Billing Specialist in this position typically works the majority of the time in an office setting. Candidates will be expected to work generally Monday-Friday, daytime hours, with some flexibility based on program needs.

Benefits

  • We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision packages to all full-time employees (30+) and eligible dependents.

  • Life-insurance, short and long-term disability at no cost to employees.

  • Retirement plans such as 403B, 403B employer match, and savings programs, helping employees prepare for the future.

  • Vacation/PTO for Full Time and Part Time employees (depending on hours worked). Starting at 120 hours in the first year for Full Time employees.

  • Education assistance, company-paid holidays, a floating holiday, FMLA pay, and flexible working options. Flexible work arrangement opportunities vary depending on position and location.

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