As a part of the Tenet and Catholic Health Initiatives family, Conifer Health brings 30 years of healthcare industry expertise to clients in more than 135 local regions nationwide. We help our clients strengthen their financial and clinical performance, serve their communities and succeed at the business of healthcare. Conifer Health helps organizations transition from volume to value-based care, enhance the consumer and patient healthcare experience and improve quality, cost and access to healthcare. Are you ready to be part of our solutions? Welcome to the company that gives you the resources and incentives to redefine healthcare services, with a competitive benefits package and leadership to take your career to the next step!
Responsible for providing direct support to internal and subcontracted external legal resources engaged in the collection and recovery of managed care and/or Workerâ��s Compensation claims.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following. Others may be assigned.
Acts as liaison between the Business Office, Legal Department and outside counsel regarding outstanding litigation (ie.Venders)
Coordinates legal analysis for denied, underpaid and unpaid managed care accounts for legal referral; Compiles records and documentation for internal and external attorneys such as process documentation, copies of original contracts, etc to be used in litigation.
Reviews all existing documentation including but not limited to UB, IB, Explanation of Benefits (EOB), and Managed Care Contracts to verify claim balance calculation; ensures integrity in supporting documentation.
Works with Legal Department to file bankruptcy notifications on payers. May file liens on auto accident patients to state interest in claim.
Verifies in system that accounts have been adjudicated correctly once settled. If needed, adjust accounts per Legal request.
Works required reports (daily, weekly, monthly) to ensure legal payer issues are referred in a timely manner.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Intermediate writing skills
Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills
Intermediate analytical and math skills
Ability to coordinate accounts and record detailed information
Ability to research and work independently
Ability to work in high volume environment at a fast pace
Ability to communicate in a professional manner
EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
Include minimum education, technical training, and/or experience preferred to perform the job.
High school diploma or equivalent
Some college helpful
3-5 yearsâ�� experience in medical billing, collections, appeals, legal department and/or contract interpretation
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to sit at a computer terminal for extended periods of time
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Call-center environment with multiple work-stations in close proximity
Job: Conifer Health Solutions
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105005674
About Conifer Health Solutions
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.