Accounts Receivable Manager:Accountable for assuring maximum collections of all third party payers including Managed Care, Commercial, Blue Shield, Medicare and Medicaid and maintaining minimum days in accounts receivable. This position also assumes supervision, initiation, education and coordination of functions necessary for effective third party payor insurance collections that includes follow-up on delinquent accounts, collection analysis and procedure implementation, patient and insurance inquiries, claim processing, mail processing and correction of claim edit lists. Coordinates functions necessary for effective inquiry of patient accounts.Accounts Receivable: 60%- Maximize collection for all third-party payers, maintaining minimum days in accounts receivable.- Perform financial analysis of current accounts receivable and payables through the use of routine and special reports to identify problem areas. - Communicate with all necessary parties to resolve problem accounts and achieve maximum collections.- Establish relationships with all third party and contract payers.- Develop short-term and long-term plans and strategies for improving the efficiency of the commercial accounts receivable section. - Ensure that patients, physicians, and third party inquiries are responded to in a timely and accurate manner.- Keep abreast of changes in government regulations that affect collections through workshops, seminars, and publications.- Monitor payment activity from managed care payers to ensure appropriate payments levels as outlined in the managed care contract listing.- Implement and maintain process to appeal low reimbursement.- Represent UCPG in key forums across the University of Chicago as designated by the Director. Act as an internal resource within UCPG to leverage standardization and process improvement techniques to improve business operations. Serve on advisory panels and participate in forum groups as opportunities present or are identified. - Serve as a contributor and participant on various committees as assigned to achieve UCPP goals while maintaining positive working relationships with all contacts to promote optimal and mutual cooperative efforts.- In conjunction with the necessary team members, maintain key departmental contacts including ensuring monthly meetings occur to demonstrate the performance of the department and UCPG as it relates to revenue cycle activities. - Identify and communicate opportunities to improve cash flow. Ensure that all department requests are handled efficiently and effectively. Managerial: 40%- Manage the activities of all insurance collection employees which includes hiring, training, staff development, performance appraisals, and discipline.- Establish and communicate annual goals and objectives to each staff person. Review daily production reports.- Establish and revise procedures, performance standards and quality control measures to manage workload and the quality of work performed.- Perform special projects and requests made by the Associate Director of Operations for Billing Compliance and the Directors of UCPG. - Take an active role in Management Team meetings providing information pertaining to issues that affect the entire organization.
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