Highmark Health Collections Analyst in Little Rock, Arkansas
HM Insurance Group
Job Description :
This job is primarily responsible for daily support of the premium and claim collection initiatives for the company for all lines of business. This would include processing termination requests timely and accurately, performing monthly reporting to management and assisting with reconcilements of group accounts.
Positively effect the collection of delinquent accounts through prompt and effective oral and/or written communications. This includes developing acceptable business processes.
Investigates, evaluates and determines which accounts are to be written off and/or sent to our external collection agency.
Work daily with group administrators of accounts regarding delinquent premiums, the collections of settlements, or the collection of returned checks. This includes following proper payment arrangements to resolve issues.
Maintain an effective and efficient accounts receivable collection function for assigned accounts on which to pursue collection.
Accurate and timely reporting to include daily and monthly reports on accounts as requested by Management.
Monitor groups in bankruptcy for payments, settlement, or other situations that arise
Processes terminations for all product lines in all administrative systems through review of workflows generated. This would include processing requested terminations and terminations for non-payment.
Department Stats and Performance Reporting
Provide management reports detailing groups in arrears for all product lines. These reports are used to determine current department stats and the projection of future groups that will be in arrears.
Provide reporting upon request to the Underwriting Departments on the payment experience of groups that are going through the renewal process.
Billing Team Support
Perform payment reconciliations of groups accounts
Explore and resolve billing disputes/issues for group accounts
Assist the premium processors in maintaining year-to-date turnaround time for unapplied cash for all lines of business.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
High School Diploma / GED
Three (3) to five (5) years experience in collections
1 or more years of PC experience in a Windows environment
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
- Associate’s or Bachelors degree in Business Administration
Ability to prioritize work responsibilities
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Experience with analyzing and reporting of statistics to assist with trending and forecasting
Independent working skills and planning knowledge required
Ability to assist in training and leading other staff members
Demonstrates ability to utilize Microsoft desktop application, internet applications and Group Billing Applications
Demonstrates excellent organizational, mathematical and analytical skills
Demonstrates a strong customer focus with experience in dealing with internal and external customers in adverse situations
Language (Other than English):
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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