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KINDRED REHAB SERVICES INC Accountant Specialist in MADISON, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Description UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a free-standing, 50-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation facility located on the east side of Madison, Wisconsin. Our rehabilitation hospital opened in September 2015 and offers specialized programs for people who have experienced stroke, brain and spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and other conditions requiring inpatient rehabilitative services. Our goal is to help patients achieve their highest level of recovery with a goal of returning home as soon as able. The UW Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a partnership between UW Health, Unity Point Meriter and Kindred Healthcare. Job Summary: Under the direction of the Controller, perform diversified accounting assignments in accordance with prescribed procedures and accounting practices. This position oversees the revenue cycle (gross charges, patient insurance, collections, and adjustments), accounts receivable and monitoring of operational efficiencies. Responsibilities: *Maximizes the collection of medical services payments and reimbursements from patients, insurance carriers, and other sources of payment. Proactively identifies, communicates, and establishes processes to mitigate any risks to the revenue cycle process. *Reviews Ancillary Gross Charges, laboratory, radiology, equipment rental, pharmacy and supply charges daily, including maintaining charge master for new and updated charges. *Completes daily IRF-PAI audits. *Verifies and reviews accuracy of patient demographics, pre-authorization and insurance authorizations for accurate and timely billing. *Posts payments, verifies and submits adjustments for contractual adjustments and bad debts. *Performs accounting functions including, accounts receivable, bank reconciliations and other account reconciliations. *Assists Controller with journal entries (e.g., accrued, recurring), payroll weekly reports, general ledger, financial analysis, account reconciliations and month end close as needed. *Assists with contract management of insurance (i.e. Managed Care and Commercial Insurers) and vendor agreements. *Utilizes web based tools and other available resources to facilitate providing insurance companies with required information. *Utilizes multiple information systems to accurately select the correct patient account in order to appropriately review and verify patient billable charges. *Participates in and assists with audits to capture lost charges and determine the accuracy of billing as necessary. *Completes various projects and tasks as requested. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: *Excellent verbal and written communication skills. *Highly skilled in Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Excel. *Analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills, including the ability to identify problems, research... For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Drug Free Workplace ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/B540518E9B8349FF

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