Minimum Qualifications: Associates degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related field and a minimum of two years healthcare billing office experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have excellent written/oral communication, analytical and organizational skills. Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills, be self motivated and demonstrate personal accountability. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel and have strong PC skills. Must have working knowledge of billing and collection process.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Under the general guidance of the Manager of A/R Follow Up the Payor Recovery Specialist is responsible to review large balance open accounts receivable and obtain correct reimbursement from multiple payor sources. The Payor Recovery Specialist is also responsible to review open accounts prior to referral to bad debt or the New York State Attorney General Civil Recoveries Bureau. The Payor Recovery Specialist is expected to complete and control thorough follow-up and analysis for large scale collection projects with multiple payors leading to appropriate closure of accounts. The incumbent is responsible to communicate with various internal departments and to provide documentation of any identified internal process that is in need of review or modification. Special projects may be assigned by the Financial Services Management Team.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.