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Fairview Health Services Cash Application Specialist in Saint Paul, Minnesota


The Cash Applications Specialist is responsible to applying insurance and patient payments against patient accounts utilizing multiple accounts receivable systems. Overall expectations are as follows:

  • Balances Insurance/Bank account receivables.

  • Ensures insurance payments/patient payments balance to bank deposits

  • Identifies and problem solves balance discrepancies

  • Applies patient (self-pay)/insurance payments to patient accounts(s).

  • Identifies claim number and enters payments and adjustments.

  • Verifies account balance against payment total.

  • Identifies and problem solves account discrepancies.

  • Miscellaneous Responsibilities:

  • Pulling Explanation of Benefits (EOB) from Payor Website

  • Apply collection agency, bankruptcy and vendor payments

  • Apply self-pay payments from vendor websites

  • Process insurance payment offsets as needed

  • Ability to work in multiple AR systems

  • Cross trains with other department functions and serves as back-up help as needed for high volume time periods, month-end, vacations etc.

Responsibilities/Job Description

Job Expectations:

  • Knowledge of Healthcare Revenue Systems

  • Knowledge of payment applications procedures

  • Computer Skills

  • Bookkeeping Skills

  • Critical Thinking

  • Communication skills

  • Detail Oriented

  • Conflict management skills

  • Time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to work on a team

Organization Expectations, as applicable:

  • Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served

  • Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

  • Communicates in a respective manner.

  • Ensures a safe, secure environment.

  • Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

  • Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

  • Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

  • Fulfills all organizational requirements

  • Completes all required learning relevant to the role

  • Complies with all relevant laws, regulation and policies

  • Performs other duties as assigned.




  • High School Diploma


  • One or more years of experience Finance, Treasury, Banking or other related experience



At least two years of college


  • One or more years of experience Finance, Treasury, Banking or other related experience

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Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

Vaccination Update

As part of our ongoing efforts to protect the wellbeing of our teams and to provide a safe and healthy environment for the patients and communities we serve, all Fairview employees will be required to receive both an annual flu vaccination and the COVID-19 vaccination series. Current employees must have completed both vaccination schedules on or before October 31, 2021.Beginning August 9, 2021, any new hires who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to receive their first dose prior to their start date and their second dose (if receiving Moderna or Pfizer vaccines) within 4 weeks of their start date. Annual flu vaccinations are also required before the employment start date for employees who begin employment during the flu season.Accommodations requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Job Locations US-MN-Saint Paul

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago (9/14/2021 7:04 AM)

Requisition ID 2021-80244

Profession Non-Clinical Support Staff

Speciality Administrative/Clerical/Customer Service

Location Midway Corporate Campus

Shift day

Hours per 2 weeks 80

Department Cash Posting Corporate