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first_img Johns Hopkins University JH at WhiteMarsh CO Collection Specialist Share You need to sign in or create an account to save Twitter Maryland, United States Salary Not Specified Generalsummary/purpose:Responsible for the collections of unpaid medical insurance claims,and follow up on unpaid medical claims, as well as appealing theseclaims.Note: This position is noteligible for visa sponsorship.Specific dutiesand responsibilities:Uses system collectionreports, such as: aged trial balances, data search reports, and thePaperless Collection System (PCS) to identify unpaid claims forcollection/appeals.Communicates withthird-party payers, patients, physicians, and other parties toresolve unpaid claims.Reviews and updatespatient registration information (demographic and insurance) on IDXas needed.Utilizes PCS to processA/R. Works PCS files to completion.Applies appropriatediscounts/courtesies based on department policy.Prints and mails claimforms and statements according to the follow-up matrix. Retrievessupporting documents (medical reports, authorizations, etc.) asneeded and submits to third-party payers.Identifies and informs theSupervisor/Production Unit Manager of issues or problems associatedwith non-payment of claims.Appeals rejected claimsand claims with low reimbursement.Identifies and informsmanagement of systems or operational issues affecting collections,reimbursement and/or day in accounts receivable.Processes third-partypayer correspondence for resolution and/or payment ofclaims.Researches and resolveProduction Unit posting errors during the month.Performs miscellaneousrelated duties and special projects as assigned.Minimumqualifications (mandatory):High schooldiploma/GED.1 year of medical billingexperience.Knowledge of medicalterminology, CPT codes and ICD-9 codes.Preferredqualifications:Two years relatedexperience.Ability to use variousbilling and patient information computer systems.Knowledge of various payerprocessing and submission guidelines.Experience in IDX and PCS.Knowledge of third party payer requirements.Specialknowledge, skills, and abilities:Proficiency with IBMpersonal computers to include Word, spread sheeting in either Lotusor Excel and possible database experience.Capable of meetingdeadlines and focusing on details.Has excellent customerservice and communication skills, ability to diffuse difficultsituations in a complex environment.Has good understanding ofthird party reimbursement policies and protocols.ClassifiedTitle:Collection SpecialistRole/Level/Range: ATO 40/E/02/OC Starting Salary Range:$13.36 – $18.41 per hourEmployee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday- Friday 8:30 AM – 5 PM Exempt Status: Non-ExemptLocation: 16-MD:JH at White Marsh Department name: 10003011-SOM Ortho Production Unit BillingPersonnel area: School of MedicineThe successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject toa pre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply dependingon which campus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf Collection Specialist Maryland, United States Johns Hopkins University Salary Not Specified Salary Not Specified Save CO Collection Specialist You need to sign in or create an account to save CO Collection Specialist Apply(This will open in a new window from which you will be automatically redirected to an external site after 5 seconds) Business & Administrative Affairs Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore Save CO Collection Specialist The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm More searches like this Similar jobs Save Collection Specialist LinkedIn Facebook Johns Hopkins University Maryland, United States Administrative Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimore You need to sign in or create an account to save Financial Affairs Not specified Full Time jobs in Baltimorelast_img read more

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont’s Ingrid Temer promoted to Senior Account Manager

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first_imgBerlin, VT : Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) announced recently that Ingrid Temer has been promoted to Senior Account Manager in the Sales and Service Department.Temer will assume additional responsibilities for advancing client-centric projects and initiatives that increase employer satisfaction with the health plan’s products and services. As the department’s Senior Account Manager, Temer will also serve a pivotal role as a resource for other account managers and sales and service representatives.Temer continues to fulfill her account management duties with key accounts such as University of Vermont, City of Burlington, Norwich University and Rock of Ages Corp. Temer joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont in 2004, bringing account management experience to BCBSVT from national health insurance carriers. Temer has earned the respect and admiration of co-workers, clients and consultants with her professional attitude and demonstrated commitment to advancing positive change.Temer is participating in the 2007 Leadership Champlain program, a community-service initiative which attracts civic and business leaders in Chittenden County. Temer is the first Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont employee to be nominated to this highly regarded program. Temer also serves on the Diversity Committee at BCBSVT and the Community and Outreach Committee of the Community Health Center of Burlington.Temer, her husband and two children reside in Burlington, Vermont.Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is the state’s oldest and largest private health insurer, providing coverage for about 180,000 Vermonters at its headquarters in Berlin and has offered group and individual health plans to Vermonters for more than 60 years. More information about Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is available at www.bcbsvt.com(link is external) Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is an independent corporation operating under a license with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, an association of independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans.last_img read more

Syracuse 3-point slump leads to offensive adjustments

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first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Joseph Girard III had driven, spun and faded away from North Carolina State defenders during Syracuse’s latest loss. He scored 30 points with Elijah Hughes hurt, making Feb. 11 Girard’s best collegiate performance.But, sitting in front of his locker postgame, Girard rued the misses. SU’s other shooters could relate. The Orange fell, 79-74, to NC State in the Carrier Dome, after a three-for-18 showing from 3. Each miss represented Syracuse’s current offensive limit.“We fought hard,” Girard said, “but if I made even two more open 3s? That’s six points and we would’ve won.”In recent weeks, opponents have adapted to the Orange’s 3-laden attack, SU players and coaches said. Defenders are more aggressive, challenging the trio of Girard, Hughes and leading-shooter Buddy Boeheim (84 3s). They’ve also doubled ball screens and hand-offs that establish space for the Orange.In SU’s last eight contests, it’s uncharacteristically converted 28.2% from 3. The drop-off didn’t correlate with a larger offensive issue. Three-point production has dipped steadily before cratering on Feb. 11 against the Wolfpack, and Syracuse’s (14-10, 7-6 Atlantic Coast) 16.7%-rate against NC State stuck out like a sore thumb.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textRoshan Fernandez | Asst. Digital EditorSyracuse converts 32.2% of its 3s in conference play (seventh-best in the ACC), but it hasn’t eclipsed that mark since Jan. 15. With three losses in four games pressuring their tournament chances, the Orange will need to find their mark, possibly without Hughes, at No. 8 Florida State. Though a top-15 defense, per KenPom, the Seminoles allow the third-most 3s in the conference.“Teams are going to keep that adjustment,” Buddy said. “It’s working. We gotta figure out how to do better.”Buddy and Girard slogged through their 18 attempts against the Wolfpack, and the rare open look still rimmed out. Quincy Guerrier shot zero 3s for the third-straight game in a career-high 37 minutes. He had a few opportunities but opted against them. Of the backup guards — Brycen Goodine and Howard Washington – only Goodine played four minutes. But neither have shot many from behind the arc this season as they’ve followed coach directives. SU’s relied on the Hughes-Buddy-Girard trio, and they’re the only ones consistently given a green light.While Buddy couldn’t establish a scoring rhythm through tighter defense, he facilitated. The ball hung near the elbow and corner, and on one possession Buddy shielded his defender from the ball and bounced a pass under the rim to Guerrier, who finished with 16. The offense pivoted inside by necessity.In its last four contests, SU has averaged 33 points in the paint. But after losing to Duke, Orange head coach Jim Boeheim said it’s “not enough.”“We’re not really making enough shots at the 3-point line,” Boeheim said, “and that’s something that’s important for us to win these kinds of games.”At the start of the calendar year, the Orange’s success was linked to their 3-point rate. They were 3-5 in games with fewer than 10 made 3s. But starting Jan. 11 against Virginia, they won five-straight. SU found different ways to win and adjusted well against lesser opponents. Three-point attempts came more from two-man games — a temporary reprieve run well by Hughes and Girard — or fast-break runs.In the half court, the pick-and-roll failed to create clean shots from behind the arc. Boeheim said defenses rushed SU shooters. Eventually, it caught up in the loss column. Syracuse hit just six deep balls when it lost to Duke despite 88 points overall. Then, Wake Forest threatened an upset with its match-up zone.SU’s shooters have shown glimmers of their old 3-point prowess. They’ve connected on the occasional tightly contested, crowd-popping heave before hitting more in succession. Buddy ended a scoring drought against Wake Forest by hitting a deep 3 with a hand in his face. Later in the frame, Syracuse went on a 14-0 run propelled by four 3s.After SU’s season opener, when it registered a then-low of five made 3s against Virginia, assistant coach Gerry McNamara instituted a circle-motion offense. It led to a boost in nonconference play. And with Hughes’ long-term status unclear, another strategic shift could key a turnaround.Down three against NC State in the second half, McNamara watched Girard bring the ball forward. Buddy ran down the right side of the court, and Marek Dolezaj filled the gap. As they crossed half court, Buddy and Girard simultaneously pointed toward Dolezaj. The forward then screened for Buddy, who caught a Girard pass for a 3. From the bench, McNamara stood up and fist bumped.“We can do it in multiple ways,” Girard said. “I just think if we shoot like we did before we can be dangerous.” Comments Published on February 12, 2020 at 11:26 pm Contact Nick: nialvare@syr.edu | @nick_a_alvarezlast_img read more