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Patient Account Coordinator
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Lincare | Clearwater, FL
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Job Description

Job Description

Lincare is a dynamic, growing company with over 1,000 locations in 48 states. Lincare employs over 14,000 people who share our corporate vision for quality care and excellent service. Lincare offers competitive compensation and benefits.

At Lincare we believe that people create our success. Our primary goal is to hire and retain the best, most talented employees who are leaders in their own right, and provide them with a growth environment that is focused on adding value for the customer. We strongly believe that the diversity of our employees and their ongoing growth and development, combined with our national footprint and broad range of business activities, provide us with the ingredients required to maintain and grow our leading market positions around the US and Canada.

Job Responsibilities:

* Attends work on a regular and predictable basis

* Contact payers for claims status, follow-up denials, or partial payments

* Obtain payer requirements for timely adjudication of claims

* File claims with appropriate documentation attached

* Pursue, maintain, and communicate payor coverage/guideline changes/updates

* Process all incoming and outgoing correspondence as assigned

* Verify, adjust, and update Accounts Receivable (A/R) according to correspondence received from insurance company

* Help facilitate interoffice communication on error and denial trends

* Initiate the review/appeals process on disputed claims

* Research credit balances and initiate refunds as required

* Document all activity in customer's computer account

* Answer Accounts Receivable phone inquiries

* Work assigned RBCO reports

* Available to assist other PACs with questions or collection needs

* Acts as liaison between staff and management

* Perform other duties as assigned

Clerical / Banking / Customer Service / Entry Level / Call Center / Retail / Full Time / Filing

Job Requirements


* High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required

* Past performance shows solid evidence of insurance qualifications and guidelines

* Knowledge of telephone etiquette and adequate oral and written communication skills

* Shows effective multi-tasking skills

* Positive and cooperative attitude in working and communicating with individuals at all levels of the organization

* Knowledge of medical field preferred

* Must be 18 years of age or older

Lincare offers excellent salaries, world-class benefits, and unparalleled opportunities for development - all to create an invigorating and satisfying environment.

Clerical / Banking / Customer Service / Entry Level / Call Center / Retail / Full Time / Filing

Lincare is an equal opportunity employer, access and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Lincare provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Because Lincare believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/Disabled/Veterans

About Lincare

Lincare Holdings Inc. (Lincare) is a provider of oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in the home. Lincare's customers suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), such as emphysema, chronic bronchitis or asthma, and require supplemental oxygen or other respiratory therapy services in order to alleviate the symptoms and discomfort of respiratory dysfunction. As of March 2, 2008, Lincare served approximately 700,000 customers in 47 states through 1,019 operating centers. Lincare primarily provides oxygen and other respiratory therapy services to patients in the home. It also provides a variety of durable medical equipment (DME) and home infusion therapies in certain geographic markets. During the year ended December 31, 2007, Lincare acquired certain operating assets of three companies with operations in multiple states, resulting in the addition of one new operating center. (Source: 10-K)