McKesson Medical Collections Specialist in Houston, Texas

McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. At McKesson Specialty Health, our products and services span the full continuum of specialty patient care. From the initial phases of a product life cycle and the distribution of specialty drugs, to fully integrated healthcare technology systems, practice management support, and ultimately to patient care in the communities where they live, we empower the community patient care delivery system by helping community practices advance the science, technology and quality of care.

We have a vision —that the long-term vibrancy of community care will be achieved through the leadership of physicians committed to clinical excellence and innovation, enabled by close collaboration with our organization and our deep clinical, operational and technological expertise.Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—by joining McKesson Specialty Health you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. You’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Position Description

Tier 1 collections specialists is responsible for the timely and accurate identification of insurance payments and/or denials on outstanding accounts receivable via phone and/or electronic contact with the payer. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, computer literacy, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Under the direction of the Reimbursement Manager, candidates will be responsible for meeting specified quantity and quality goals for follow up on accounts.

ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • Statusing of accounts bycross referencing open A/R to insurance carrier contact via phone or electronicremit information.

  • Accurate entry ofpayment information in appropriate fields in the ledger

  • Identification of underpaymentfrom payers.

  • Accurate entry ofrejected and/or denied status on open charges.

  • Clear and accuratedocumentation of claim status in ledger.

  • Maintain strictestconfidentiality in adherence with all HIPAA and/or other regulatory guidelinesand/or regulations.

  • Other duties as assignedby management.

Minimum Requirements

1 years of experience in healthcare industry; preferably in insurance follow up and/or collections.

Critical Skills

  • 1 year knowledge of insurance benefits which includes, deductibles, co-insurance, out-of-pocket, plan exclusions and prior authorization requirements preferred

  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Must demonstrate ability to work well in a team dynamic as well as independently.

  • Must demonstrate adaptability to handle changing priorities in a high volume, fast-paced work environment.

  • Must demonstrate exceptional organizational skills and ensure attention to detail at all times.

  • Excellent personal computing skills and a working knowledge of MS Office software

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Accounting experience, reading, writing and arithmetic skills. Some knowledge of credit and/ or collection policies, practices and systems, as well as, familiarity with spreadsheet applications.

Education

HS Diploma or Equivalent

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance – individual and team – that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it’s flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can’t do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission—whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company—and of healthcare. At McKesson, you’ll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that’s vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer – minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.

Job: Finance and Accounting

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Medical Collections Specialist

Location: Texas-Houston

Requisition ID: 18003071