A Passion for Making Lives Better
Cash Poster, Patient Financial Services, Janesville, Days, 80 hrs/ 2 wks
Location: MercyCare Building – Janesviile, WI
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Mercyhealth is committed to offering our partners a best place to work and continually evaluates new programs and benefits. We have been recognized locally, regionally and nationally for helping our workers achieve a work/life balance through benefit offerings and innovative programs.
Our unique workplace Culture of Excellence is built upon:
Employee engagement, empowerment and growth
Teamwork toward our common goal – providing exceptional health care services with a passion for making lives better
An atmosphere of caring and quality that cascades throughout the organization
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Verifies calculations and ensures allowed charges, reimbursement amount and contractual disallowance are posted correctly based on the remittance advice.
Ensures partners are requesting/utilizing the correct adjustment codes as defined in policy at the time of posting and brings incorrect codes to the attention of a supervisor or lead.
Ensures appropriate amounts are allocated and posted to individual patient accounts and that balancing procedures are maintained for the posting of payment and adjustment batches.
Responsible to work assigned work queues, reports and spreadsheets to resolve errors or exceptions. May be responsible to download reports or files from secured websites for processing.
Investigates recoupments, interest payments and miscellaneous payments directed to specific clearing accounts requiring research.
Reports overpayments or refunds as necessary when identified during the payment posting process. Brings payment discrepancies to the attention of their supervisor or lead.
Ensures the daily deposits are posted and balanced per documented procedures.
Ensures payments and adjustments posted electronically are completed and balanced.
Works closely with Finance to investigate and resolve any out-of-balance conditions between the deposit and postings.
Distributes copies of remittance advices/explanation of benefits to staff as needed.
Ensures the correct ANSI code or comment code is used when posting denials or partial payments.
Prioritizes work effectively in order to prevent backlogs. Communicates workload issues to supervisor or lead.
Education and Experience
High School diploma or equivalent.
One (1) year general or medical office experience required.
Knowledge of Insurance and/or Managed Care preferred.
Special Physical Demands
The Special Physical Demands are considered Essential Job Functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb; or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
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