Medical Collections Specialist

Lake Worth FL


Praesum Healthcare

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Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

Praesum Healthcare:
Position Title: Medical Collections Specialist

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:
This position is responsible for performing payment follow-up and collection activities on patient accounts as assigned. The Medical Collections Specialist will have to call patients directly and attempt to collect on the medical bills that they owe. The successful candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills while being professional yet assertive. Highly effective organizational skills are required for accuracy and timely gathering of data. This fast-paced position requires a high attention to detail. Prior knowledge of insurance claims verification and or filing is a plus.

• Knowledge of Insurance Explanation of Benefits (EOB)
• Responsible for calling patients and collecting payments on accounts
• Thorough understanding of the revenue cycle process, from patient access through patient financial services procedures and policies
• Knowledge of CMS rules and regulations related to billing, collections and compliance

• High School Diploma or GED equivalent
• AA Degree or Vocational training preferred in a related field
• A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in a medical collection role- communication with both patients and insurance companies
• Individual must be computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
• Customer Service skills/experience 1-2 years
• Analytical skills

• Full Time
• Monday - Friday
• 8:30AM - 5:00PM

• Hourly rate competitive with experience

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 ***

If you are interested in this opportunity or know someone that you respect who would be a good fit for this position, please email:
Chase - Director of Talent Acquisition
Ray - Executive Recruiter