Accounts Receivable Clerk

Lake Worth FL


Praesum Healthcare

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Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

Praesum Healthcare:
Position Title: Accounts Receivable Clerk

Founded in 2003, Praesum Healthcare provides administrative services for healthcare providers in key geographical locations throughout the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and Southeast regions. Praesum is an established leader in the healthcare industry. With a solid, growth-focused business model, strong finances, and expert management team, Praesum will continue to grow in the years to come. Praesum currently provides services to behavioral health facilities providing all levels of care from inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse detoxification, through SUD and mental health outpatient clinics, and several diagnostic reference laboratories.

Job description:
The accounts receivable clerk works directly with the accounts receivable collection manager. This position performs the daily accounting functions required to ensure accurate and detailed information regarding Praesum Healthcare and all the affiliated companies.

• Maintains a control spreadsheet for reconciliation between the general ledger and the explanation of benefits
• Reviews and obtains missing documents
• Reviews and processes explanation of benefits with adjustments to create patient balances
• Prepares adjustments to balance accounts
• Participates in charge audit reviews
• Prepares audit reports, identifies errors and trends
• Ensures corrections and updates of audit billing discrepancies
• Reviews and resolution of credit card disputes
• Reviews and obtains missing documents and explanation of benefits from deposits via phone calls, Availity, Navinet, etc.
• Prepares and mails referral source invoices
• Post referral sources payments
• Responsible for organizing and filing of explanation of benefits
• Reviews and request refunds
• Assist accounts receivable department as needed
• Ensures patient confidentiality in compliance with 42CFR, Part 2 and Praesum Healthcare and all affiliates privacy policies, procedures and practices as required by federal and state law in accordance with general principle of professionalism as a health care provider
• May access protected health information (PHI) and other patient information only to the extent that is necessary to complete their assigned job functions and may only share such information with those who have a need to know specific patient information to complete their job functions/responsibilities
• Interacts with fellow team members and patients in a respectful, professional manner
• Performs other duties as assigned

• Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in an accounting/bookkeeping role involving the processing of billings
• Individual must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
• High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
• AA Degree or Vocational training preferred in accounting/bookkeeping

• Full Time

Full time employees may be eligible for the following:
• Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and STD options
• Medical FSA and Dependent Care Account
• 401k with company match up to 2.5%
• Accrued PTO Plan
• Education reimbursement
• Career Advancement Opportunities

*** This job does NOT sponsor visa's and we are unable to consider out of country applicants ***