Patient Accounts Associate

Colchester, Vermont
Finance & Economics (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 18.00 - US$ 21.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Rock, Sarah, Spherion
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Job Description

Health care office in Colchester is looking for a Patient Accounts Associate for an immediate job opening! This position is responsible for timely and accurate reimbursement from third-party payers and providing outstanding customer service to patients with questions about their claims.

- Prepare, correct and send insurance claims by paper and electronic methods
- Identify and follow-up on outstanding claims timely for reimbursement
- Post insurance and patient prepayments and/or denials on accounts
- Identify sub-optimal reimbursement and follow up with third parties
- Notify Patient Accounts Supervisor of changes in third party reimbursement
- Research and respond to patient questions and concerns
- Maintain patient account management A/R reports and documentation of payer issues in need of resolution

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

-A commitment to customer service and satisfaction.
-Flexibility and the ability to take initiative.
-Accounts Receivable and collections experience.
-CPT and ICD9 coding, standard insurance billing practices and knowledge of medical terminology.
-Knowledge of state and federal billing requirements and payer contracts.
-Ability to key stroke for up to 5 hours per day and sit for up to 6 hours per day.


1-4 years

-An Associates degree and 1 year of relevant experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Please email your resume to to be considered for this opportunity right away!

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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