Davita Specialist, Medicare Patient Accounts in Denver, Colorado

Position DescriptionDaVita is currently looking for Medicare Patient Account Specialists for ourRevenue and Operations Department. Individuals who excel in this role arehighly ambitious, results driven, and willing to "think outside thebox." This position requires a high level of attention to detail and theability to work well as part of a fast paced team. The ideal candidate forthis position has a high level of multitasking abilities and is driven bymoving metrics to achieve success!This position contacts Medicare Administrative Contractors to collect paymenton outstanding patient balances, researches and resolves problem accounts,and requests adjustments on patient accounts in order to maximize and achievecollection performance goals.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Initiate collection follow-up of all short-paid, unpaid, or denied claimswith MedicareResearch, appeal, and resolve claim rejections and denials with MedicareNavigate through Medicare's Direct Data Entry claim system, and multipleinternal systems to ensure timely and accurate resolution of outstandingclaimsMonthly reporting of outstanding accounts receivableSuperior problem solving and analytical skillsStrong organizational skills with an ability to effectively manage largeamounts of detailed informationAbility to work on several tasks simultaneouslyStay up to date on communication relating to Medicare and CMS updatesDevelop and maintain positive working relationships with clinical personnel,teammates, and Payer representativesMaintain confidentiality of all company and patient information in accordancewith HIPAA regulations and DaVita policiesConsistent, regular, punctual attendance as scheduled is an essentialresponsibility of this positionHere is what you can expect when you join our Village:A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values thatreally matter.Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help youreach your potential.Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, yourfinancial well-being and your future.Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronickidney failure across the nation.QualificationsHigh School Diploma or equivalent requiredAssociates or Bachelors degree preferredExperience in customer service a plusHealth care and medical billing/collections or reimbursement experience ispreferredIntermediate computer proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel andOutlookJoin us as we pursue our vision "To Build the Greatest Healthcare Communitythe World has Ever Seen."Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.Go to http://careers.davita.com to learn more or apply.To learn more about our Village and the world of dialysis, .WARNING: Job Recruitment Scam NoticePlease note that DaVita Careers has been made aware of a phishing, jobrecruitment scam in which third parties are fraudulently representingthemselves as recruiters of our company. These scammers are posting fakeDaVita job openings and communicating with job candidates in an effort toobtain personal information and money. Please follow link to learn more aboutthis scam.Learn More:We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abusetesting and background verification checks.Position SummaryJob Title: Specialist, Medicare Patient AccountsJob Function: Billing / Collections / InsuranceLocation: 2000 16th Street, Denver, ColoradoDaVita is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such,DaVita makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualificationsand experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex,gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability orprotected veteran status.