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Job Summary

Company
Outreach Project/Outreach Development Corp.
Location
Brentwood, NY 11717
Industries
Healthcare Services
Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Part Time
Employee
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
High School or equivalent
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Salary

Based on Experience
Contact Information
Outreach Project/Outreach Development Corp.
Fax:  718 849 1093

Medical Insurance/Medicaid Biller (PT)

About the Job

For the 5th year in a row, Outreach has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State.  Outreach is a non-profit organization that helps people address the issues stemming from drug and alcohol abuse by providing them with the highest quality of life-changing treatment, training and tools to build healthy lives.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Client Benefits Associate (Medical Insurance/Medicaid Biller).  The Client Benefits Associates are responsible for the assignment and collection of client fees.  There are part time opportunities at both our outpatient and residential substance abuse treatment programs in Brentwood, Long Island.  Both part time positions are up to 19 hours per week and require evening hours (e.g. 4 PM to 8 PM or 5 PM to 9 PM).

The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Meet with clients to collect data and complete the financial section of the admission chart.  Based on income and insurance, assess the financial information given in conjunction with the sliding scale and assign client an appropriate fee.
  • Ability to interpret financial/insurance documents provided by the client (e.g. 1040 Tax Returns, Explanation of Benefits from an insurance carrier, sliding scale, etc.).
  • Explain to clients  what their responsibility is (e.g. self pays, co-pays and deductibles).
  • Work in billing software program.  Run appropriate accounts receivable reports and resolve issues on a daily basis.
  • Phone calls to follow up with clients to insure collection of fees.
  • Knowledge of public assistance and government sponsored health insurance programs and the ability to work with clients to assist them in obtaining such coverage, if needed.
  • Utilize basic accounting and computer skills to insure accuracy of calculated fees and collections.

These are part time positions consisting of 19 hours per week at our Brentwood, Long Island outpatient  and residential substance abuse treatment facility.  These positions require late afternoon and evening hours.

Qualifications:
Minimum of High School Diploma.  Knowledge of medical billing and Federal and State governmental assistance programs.  Knowledge of Netsmart AVATAR preferred.  These positions are up to 19 hours per week.  Applicants must be able to work evening hours.  Bilingual Spanish required.

Qualified candidates should forward their resume to our main office:
Outreach
Human Resources
(718) 849 1093 (fax)
email resume to:  outreachhr@yahoo.com

 

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