Experian Healthcare Analyst II - Experian Health in Heredia, Costa Rica

Job Description - Healthcare Analyst II - Experian Health (171190)

Experian is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Healthcare Analyst II - Experian Health-Job Number:171190

Description

The Healthcare Appeals Analyst is responsible for monitoring contractual allowances, analyzing and pursuing appeal opportunities with payers and networks, and reporting appeals performance.

Essential Functions:

• Implements process for identifying under-allowed claims using software and other available tools.

• Reviews and analyzes EOBs for identified under-allowed claims.

• Verifies applicable contract by, as dictated by operational procedures: reviewing EOB messages, reviewing patient ID card, verifying member information for managed care plans.

• Uses feedback and experience to refine communication skills and tools for use in preparing written and telephone appeals.

• Batches appeals by payer or network, by CPT/HCPCS code combination, by error type, or by provider.

• Compiles and submits appeals, and monitors for proper reimbursement.

• Uses software to track appeals and recoveries.

• Establishes and cultivates helpful and effective contacts in payer or network offices.

• Establishes follow-up protocol with payers and networks.

• Prepares monthly performance statistics regarding appeals and recoveries.

• Monitors and tracks contractual, billing, registration, and posting errors, and provides continuous feedback to Appeals Manager.

• Participates in meetings to discuss ongoing trends and issues regarding the administration of managed care contracts.

• Maintains the strict confidentiality required for medical records and other data.

• Participates in professional development efforts to ensure currency in managed care reimbursement trends.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

• Associates degree preferred

• Minimum of two years’ experience working with managed care claims and appeals for health care professional services (physicians and other health care professionals).

• Experience in a production environment desirable but comfort in such an environment is essential.

Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered

Knowledge:

• Advanced knowledge and PC skills, with proficiency in utilizing Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.)

• Knowledge of the health care professional services billing (physicians and related health care professionals) and reimbursement environment.

• Knowledge of major types of practice management system (PMS) and EOB imaging systems, with experience working with at least one industry leading PMS highly desirable.

• Knowledge of medical terminology.

• Knowledge of networks, IPAs, MSOs, HMOs, PCP and contract affiliations.

• Knowledge of managed care contracts and compliance.

Skills:

• Demonstrated skill in gathering and reporting claims information.

• Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication with colleagues, supervisors, and payer/network personnel.

• Demonstrated skill working in a team-oriented structure to achieve goals.

• Demonstrated skill in problem solving and research.

Abilities:

• Ability to work effectively with other departments and management.

• Ability to identify, analyze and solve problems and to recognize patterns in data.

• Ability to learn, understand and use the software application.

Job:Healthcare

Primary Location:Costa Rica-Heredia-Heredia

Schedule:Full-time

Job Posting:07/12/2017, 12:28:36 AM

Organization:Health

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