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The Government Collector position is responsible for accurate and timely preparation
and submission of claims to Government Intermediaries, Secondary Payers, and patients. The
Government Collector is familiar with the UBO4 billing format, has knowledge of current regulatory
requirements, and able to perform electronic and hard copy billing. The
Essential Job Functions:
Ensures billing backlog is reviewed and assigned accounts are being billed timely.
Ensures collections efforts on all accounts must be able to collect up to a 100,000 a month
Ensures transmissions are done timely.
Reviews remittance advice for denials to ensure appeals are done timely.
Reviews provides management with a daily check history for Medicare Claims Summary log.
Communicates with Supervisor when CMS/Palmetto ADR /RAC Correspondence are received to ensure documentation requests are submitted timely.
Works with Supervisor to identify, track and trend rejections and returned mail to maximize billing.
3 + years of acute care hospital Medicare collections experience.
Knowledge of healthcare payor systems and benefits: HMO, PPO, Worker?s Comp, Medicare guidelines and Medi-cal
Experience collecting and billing of governmental programs. Imperative that candidate has full knowledge of governmental collection regulations and guidelines.
Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA rules and regulations, as well as HIPAA transaction
Proficient computer skills to include the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel as well as the ability to learn new applications
Meditech system experience preferred.
Excellent customer service skills required
Knowledge of Medical Terminology is required
Fire and safety card must be presented upon hire or obtained at our facility within first 90 days of hire
Excellent oral and written communication skills, must be able to function in a team environment
Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments and prioritize assignments
Strong organizational and attention to details skills
Must be customer focused and a team player
Aerotek, headquartered in Hanover, Md., is a leading provider of technical, professional and industrial staffing services. Established in 1983, Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, the largest provider of staffing services in the U.S. Aerotek operates a network of more than 200 non-franchised offices throughout the U.S., Canada and Europe. For more information, visit Aerotek.com.
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