McKesson Team Lead- Cash Posting 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

Team Lead Cash Posting will be responsible for the timely and accurate posting of payments, denials and adjustments. Qualified candidates must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, advanced 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 insuring the team meets required goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES

  • Provide team leadership, coaching and training which includes supporting a cohesive work environment.

  • Lead by setting a good example.

  • Provide metric reporting of team activity weekly.

  • Identification of underpayment from insurance companies.

  • Trend and notify collections on appeals and rebills of denied charges, rejected claims or any other issues that affect reimbursement.

  • Participate in on-going database development and beta testing.

  • Serve as a focal point to communicate and resolve issues with other teams.

  • Assist team in obtaining eobs or other documentation needed via payor logins.

  • Assist Client Services with communication to sites.

  • Reconcile payment batches to deposits.

  • Assist with month end reconciliation.

  • Manage the flow of day to day operations.

  • Participate in employee interviews and provide feedback.

  • Keep the manager informed of task accomplishment, issues and status.

  • Maintain strictest confidentiality; adhere to all HIPAA guidelines/regulations

  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Requirements

5 years work experience, medical billing and research experience required and demonstrated leadership skills and/or abilities.

Critical Skills

  • 3-5 years knowledge of insurance reimbursement which includes, deductibles, co-insurance, out-of-pocket, plan exclusions and prior authorization requirements.

  • Provides high quality service and professionalism to incoming, outgoing and interdepartmental communication.

  • Fluency in the English language. Must communicate efficiently and clearly, both orally and in writing.

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

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of reimbursement payment practices including deductibles, co-insurance and contractual discounts.

  • Managed care knowledge with the ability to differentiate between insurance plans such as PPO, POS, HMO, Medicare, Medicare Advantage Plans, etc.

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

  • Highly motivated and capable of prioritizing multiple tasks and meeting established deadlines.

  • 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.

  • Cash Posting experience is preferred.

  • Previous Team Lead or Supervisor experience preferred

Additional Knowledge & Skills

Excellent understanding of the A/R process. Is capable of training others and answering questions from co-workers when necessary. Strong analytical and interpersonal skills and ability to interact with senior level clients, and high level of computer literacy with command of office software including excel spreadsheets, pivot tables and PowerPoint presentation. Good knowledge of healthcare, government and/or insurance industry. Group leader position, all of the skills of a level 2 employee including filling in for Supervisor in their absence. Must be organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task efficiently and work well with others.

Education

High School Diploma or equivalent work experience

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: Medical

Organization: McKesson Specialty Health

Title: Team Lead- Cash Posting

Location: Texas-Houston

Requisition ID: 18003072