Accounts Receivable Technician
Company: UNM Medical Group
Posted on: January 13, 2022
UNM Medical Group, Inc. (UNMMG) is the practice plan
organization for physicians and other medical providers associated
with the UNM Health Sciences Center. UNMMG is a New Mexico
non-profit corporation and is an equal opportunity employer. UNMMG
strives to mitigate health disparities brought about by technology;
we aim to reach underrepresented populations, making healthcare
more equitable and accessible for all of the people in New Mexico;
we have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion,
and student success as well as working with broadly diverse
Under general supervision, performs a variety of complex functions
to resolve involved billing problems and issues, and maintains
appropriate ledgers. Researches and provides reports on resolved
invoices. Performs complex analyses of patient accounts, patient
payments, and remittance advices from third party payers; posts
complex account adjustment, transfers, and other actions. Initiates
correspondence to responsible parties or third party payers, as
Duties and Responsibilities
- Analyzes and investigates reimbursements from third party
payors, such as Medicare, Champus, Medicaid, Salud, HMO's, and
other payors, to determine if contracted amount has been allowed;
researches and analyzes third party payor remittance documentation
to determine priority of payment and application of
- Reconciles and applies changes to patient invoices and account
to correct account issues; initiates inquiries, either by phone or
in writing, to third party payors, and/or patients to resolve
reimbursement and credit balance issues.
- Responds to requests from third party payors and/or patients
regarding reimbursement problems and issues.
- Interacts with and advises internal staff regarding billing and
documentation policies, procedures, and serves as liaison with
other department representatives to resolve reimbursement and/or
credit balance issues.
- Prepares adjustment and refund request forms.
- Collects, analyzes, and summarizes data for preparation of
statistical reports; creates and maintains specified data files and
logs, maintains computerized systems for collection and tracking of
data, and assists in the preparation of reports.
- Ensures strict confidentiality of patient medical and financial
records, in compliance with federal and state patient privacy
- Assists in departmental problem solving, project planning, and
the development and execution of departmental goals and
- May provide task-specific support and guidance to other techs,
- Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
High school diploma or GED with at least 5 years of experience that
is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Verification of education and licensure (if applicable) will be
required if selected for hire.
UNMMG offers a competitive salary and an attractive benefit package
which includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well
as tuition assistance, paid leave and 403b retirement for benefits
Keywords: UNM Medical Group, Albuquerque , Accounts Receivable Technician, Professions , Albuquerque, New Mexico
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