Accounts Receivable Specialist

ID 2024-3365
Location/Org Data : Name
Remote Nationwide U.S.A.
Location Status
Work Shift Time Zone
Eastern Time
Position Type

About Us

  • Ventra is a leading business solutions provider for facility-based physicians practicing anesthesia, emergency medicine, hospital medicine, and now radiology, through the recent combining of forces with Advocate RCM. Focused on Revenue Cycle Management and Advisory services, Ventra partners with private practices, hospitals, health systems, and ambulatory surgery centers to deliver transparent and data-driven solutions that solve the most complex revenue and reimbursement issues, enabling clinicians to focus on providing outstanding care to their patients and communities.

Job Summary

  • The Accounts Receivable (“AR”) Specialists are primarily responsible for analyzing collections, resolving non-payables, and handling bill inquiries for more complex issues. AR Specialists are responsible for insurance payer follow-up ensuring claims are paid according to client contracts. Complies with all applicable laws regarding billing standards.

Essential Functions and Tasks

  • Follows up on claim rejections and denials to ensure appropriate reimbursement for our clients.
  • Process assigned AR work lists provided by the manager in a timely manner.
  • Write appeals using established guidelines to resolve claim denials with a goal of one contact resolution.
  • Identified and resolved denied, non-paid, and/or non-adjudicated claims and billing issues due to coverage issues, medical record requests, and authorizations.
  • Recommend accounts to be written off on Adjustment Request.
  • Reports address and/or filing rule changes to the manager.
  • Check the system for missing payments.
  • Properly notates patient accounts.
  • Review each piece of correspondence to determine specific problems.
  • Research patient accounts.
  • Reviews accounts and determines appropriate follow-up actions (adjustments, letters, phone insurance, etc.).
  • Processes and follows up on appeals. Files appeals on claim denials.
  • Inbound/outbound calls may be required for follow-up on accounts.
  • Respond to insurance company claim inquiries.
  • Communicates with insurance companies about the status of outstanding claims.
  • Meet established production and quality standards as set by Ventra Health.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • At least one (1) year in the data entry field and one (1) year in medical billing and claims resolution preferred.
  • AAHAM and/or HFMA certification preferred.
  • Experience with offshore engagement and collaboration desired.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Intermediate level knowledge of medical billing rules, such as coordination of benefits, modifiers, Medicare, and Medicaid, and understanding of EOBs.
  • Become proficient in the use of billing software within 4 weeks and maintain proficiency.
  • Ability to read, understand and apply state/federal laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Ability to communicate with diverse personalities in a tactful, mature, and professional manner.
  • Ability to remain flexible and work within a collaborative and fast-paced environment.
  • Basic use of a computer, telephone, internet, copier, fax, and scanner.
  • Basic touch 10 key skills.
  • Basic Math skills.
  • Understand and comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel (pivot tables), and database software skills.


  • Base Compensation for this position: $16.00 - $19.00 Hourly 

  • Base Compensation will be based on various factors unique to each candidate including geographic location, skill set, experience, qualifications, and other job-related reasons 

  • This position is also eligible for discretionary performance bonuses in accordance with company policies





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