Physician Partners of America

  • Payment Poster Team Lead

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
    2018-1592
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The payment poster team lead is the liaison between the payment posters and manager who is responsible for daily payment posting and reconciliation of daily facility deposits to ensure accurate accounts receivable reporting.  Will obtain, analyze and review all payment transactions to assure maximum accuracy and timely reimbursement.   Will track and audit team’s metrics to assure goals are being met.  Will train new employees, coach individuals as needs are presented and will identify areas where there may be a potential negative cash flow, which directly impacts overall results.  This position is also part of the team and will have an adjusted workflow depending on the needs of the department.

    Responsibilities

    • The Payment Poster Lead is responsible for the day-to-day operations of a payment posting team while maintaining a designated level of payment posting
    • Provide excellent customer service by leading and training other payment posters in this effort
    • Reconciles all cash from deposits to accounts posted and to the bank
    • Ability to perform complex calculations to arrive at the correct patient responsibility and adjustments
    • Posts all patient and insurance payments for assigned segment within 24 hours of receipt
    • Posts all zero-payments within 48 hours of receipt
    • Works in multiple systems ensuring all patient accounts are balanced, posted and reconciled
    • Performs necessary contractual adjustments on accounts
    • Analyzes data, identifies issues, reaches conclusions, and propose strategies for resolution of complex reimbursement issues
    • Works collaboratively with Manager and other coding and reimbursement staff to research third party payer medical and administrative policy that may affect billing operations
    • Assists Manager to communicate changes to physicians, clinicians and staff
    • Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to coding and billing compliance
    • Utilizes the electronic health record, health information systems, and healthcare applications and has a good working knowledge of information technology
    • Assists Manager to develop, implement, maintain and monitor policies and procedures related to correct coding and compliant documentation
    • Maintains confidentiality in regards to patient account status and the financial affairs of the clinic/corporation
    • Analyzes data, identifies issues, reaches conclusions, and propose strategies for resolution of complex reimbursement issues
    • Works collaboratively with Manager and other coding and reimbursement staff to research third party payer medical and administrative policy that may affect billing operations
    • Assists Manager to communicate changes to physicians, clinicians and staff
    • Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to coding and billing compliance
    • Utilizes the electronic health record, health information systems, and healthcare applications and has a good working knowledge of information technology
    • Assists Manager to develop, implement, maintain and monitor policies and procedures related to correct coding and compliant documentation
    • Maintains confidentiality in regards to patient account status and the financial affairs of the clinic/corporation

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