Insurance Coordinator

Description:

Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With a talented, hardworking and friendly staff, we all work toward the common goal of serving the residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are looking to add talented people to our team in all of our locations!

The Insurance Coordinator primarily manages all aspects of assigned insurance carriers, including data entry for practice/surgery charges, delivering receipts for patients with insurance, and researching rejected claims to determine an internal procedure for correcting, refiling and follow-up. This position is also responsible for communicating changes in insurances policies, maintaining up-to-date reference materials and ensuring compliance with all insurance rules and regulations. The Insurance Coordinator must have the ability to meet with patients regarding insurance benefits and eligibility as well as implementing external training programs for patients. They maintain accounts receivable aging and routinely audit claims while performing aggressive collection work where necessary.

The Insurance Coordinator is responsible for:

  • Filing and tracking insurance claims and managing all aspects of their assigned insurance companies
  • Ensure complete compliance with all insurance rules and regulations
  • Maintaining up-to-date reference materials on respective insurance rules and regulations and obtains a concise understanding of these regulations for assigned insurance carriers to ensure complete compliance with all insurance rules and regulations for assigned insurance carriers.
  • Following up on denials, claim suspensions, and severe reductions in reimbursement promptly, exercise all options to obtain payment.
  • Assisting patients with questions regarding their accounts
  • Assisting in overall accounts receivable management processes’

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Have 1-2 years’ experience in medical billing and patient collections (preferred)
  • Have the ability to resolve claim issues timely and accurately
  • Have excellent organizational and communication skills

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
(The phrases “occasionally”, “regularly”, and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to ⅓ of working time, “regularly” means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and “frequently” means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical office environment. The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, patients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls for up to 8 hours per day. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee will occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Fort Collins

Pay: $15.25-23.00/hour, commensurate with experience

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education (depending on position)
  • Paid Time Off

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    May 11, 2021
  • Location:

    Fort Collins
  • Department:

    Business Office
  • Job Information

  • Shift:

    M-F
  • Pay Rate:

    $15.25-23.00/hour, commensurate with experience

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