Accounts Receivable Specialist
King of Prussia, PA
Devereux’s Corporate Accounts Receivables Department based in King of Prussia, PA, is seeking an Accounts Receivable Specialist. Under the direction of the A/R Director, and supporting the operating Centers, the Accounts Receivable Specialist will work collaboratively with and provide support to the A/R Director and A/R Department Team to ensure optimal reimbursement/collections in a timely and accurate manner. This key individual will serve as a liaison with agencies, funding sources and Center personnel.
The Accounts Receivable Specialist role will be of interest to you if:
-you are seeking an organization where professional growth and development are promoted;
-you are seeking a unique opportunity where the work you perform will support Devereux’s operating Centers, and result in contributions that have relevance to the provision of services to individuals.
About Devereux and the Accounts Receivable Department
Devereux is a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization that supports many of the most underserved and vulnerable members of our communities. Founded in 1912 by Helena Devereux. We operate a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of individuals and families every year. We help empower children and adults with intellectual, emotional, developmental, and behavioral challenges to lead fulfilling and rewarding lives
As an Accounts Receivable Specialist, you will perform:
prepare and generate computer and/or manual bill and statements, maintain accurate computerized and hard copy files, and manage prior monthly reports to ensure that all events are reflected in the billing system and all accounts are billed appropriately within funder time constraints.
Claims Review -
determine the application of agency payments to specific client accounts. Review remittance advices and explanation of benefits for rejections, pended claims and partially paid claims and takes appropriate corrective action to ensure re-submission of claim and subsequent payment. Communicate with all funding agencies, including private payers, regarding claim processing procedures and payment difficulties.
prepare claim appeals and grievances according to funding source procedure as necessary in order to capture payments for services. Prepare Charity Care, Payment Refunds and Bad debt Write-offs in accordance with established procedure ensuring that adequate research and support documentation has been done to support action.
Data Management - prepare and submit bi-weekly reports identifying all potential problem accounts, identifying issue(s) and account status. Prepare and disseminate information requested by government agencies and external auditors. Research all non-applied and credit line items within accounting period realized to ensure proper and timely resolution .
Keywords: Accounts Receivable, A/R, financial specialist, accounting, billing, Third Party Insurance, Medicaid, Medicare
Operating in thirteen states, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. We have a unique model that connects the latest scientific and medical advancements to practical, effective interventions in the treatment of behavioral health.
We were founded in 1912 by one of the first pioneers in the field, Helena Devereux. Today, we are a national non-profit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of Autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives.
Our programs are offered in hospital, residential, community and school based settings and include: Comprehensive Assessment, Diagnostics and Measurement to support data-driven care; Effective Interventions, Special Education and Ongoing Support; Transition and Independent Life Services; Family Education and Professional Training; Research and Innovation to advance the field; and Advocacy and Public Education to change the world.
Our Philosophy of Care operates under the core principles of personalized, evidence-based interventions; effective and accountable programs delivered with compassion – meeting the “Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Family Standard;” system-wide, trauma-informed, data-driven, positive-behavioral approach to care; and meaningful family engagement and community connection.
The primary purpose of Devereux is to provide quality service to those entrusted to our care by their families, guardians, agencies, and other designated parties. The most critical resource we have to accomplish this task is our employees. No intervention can be implemented without the assistance of competent employees who are physically and mentally prepared to carry out this tremendous responsibility.
For this reason, in addition to a competitive salary, Devereux provides a comprehensive health and welfare benefits program to eligible full-time employees, family members, and domestic partners. Health and welfare programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services, and an Employee Assistance / Work Life Balance Program, as well as generous time-off policies, and a 403 B retirement plan. Additionally, voluntary, employee paid, Vision and Supplemental Life Insurance are available to FT employees. Devereux Offers Excellent Benefits! Check them out -
It is the intent of Devereux to continue to offer these benefits, however we reserve the right to change or stop them at any time, with or without notice.
Associates degree in Business Administration/Accounting, or equivalent work experience may be substituted;
Two years Accounts Receivable or related experience. Healthcare experience preferred;
Knowledge of Medicaid, Health Choices and other third party billing processes, and familiarity with regulatory and compliance requirements and statutes;
Experience with automated billing systems;
Requires excellent customer service, written communication and problem-solving skills;
Must be able to adapt to rapidly changing demands of the position, customer needs and the organization;
Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in the use of financial database management systems, e.g., excel, Microsoft Word;
Strong attention to detail and accuracy, with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and productivity;
Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change;
Highest level of professionalism with the ability to maintain confidentiality;
About the Organization: The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
EOE Statement: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug testing required. EOE