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Accounts Receivable Coordinator

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Baton Rouge, LA, United States

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Posted on
Dec 14,2018

Valid Through
Mar 29,2019

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Accounts Receivable Coordinator','18008410','!*!Why Join the Amedisys Family?

We are a growing company that values and rewards our team members, recognizes your special skills and experience and offers opportunities for growth. Join more than 14,000 team members who help change lives every day and share a mission of delivering high quality home health, hospice and private duty care at home.

Unique clinical environment:

Care for patients one-on-one in home environment with flexibility in scheduling

Culture of teamwork:

Shine on your own, with the support of a multi-disciplinary team

Ongoing support:

Continuing education and training, tuition assistance, technology and more


Professional development to build skills and opportunities to advance

Healthcare leader:

Progressive, stable company with 30 years of experience in delivering care at home and commitment to clinical excellence

If you’re looking for a home where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

 ','Full-time','United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge','Corporate','!*!Description:

Reviews and researches problem claims to ensure proper payment according to reimbursement schedule.   

Job Duties:

Reviews and processes problem claims for billed services.  Reviews any denials and works toward resolution of the claim.

Responds to payor requests for additional information regarding claims and communicates such requests to the agencies.

Generates aging reports and identifies unpaid claims or disputed charges/claims and initiates subsequent requests for payments, resubmits claims, or submits invoice to a secondary payor.

Initiates or responds to calls and other inquiries regarding the status of claims.

Maintains automated and manual systems related to accounts receivable with accurate information.

Prepares accurate drafting, typing, compiling, copying, and distributes a variety of materials such as statistical reports, aging reports, and requests for additional information, memos, etc. timely and as necessary.

Attends and actively participates in staff meetings.

Provides other administrative support to the department as needed.

Senior AR Coordinator – Duties in addition to those stated above.

Trains and assists AR Coordinators and Lead AR Coordinators as needed.

Audits AR Coordinators and Lead AR Coordinators worked claims as needed.


High school diploma or equivalent required.  Post-Secondary education or training in business or medical billing/collections preferred.

Two (2) years experience in healthcare preferred. 

Demonstrated knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, or other payor’s guidelines and criteria for reimbursement.

Strong data entry skills and ability to type 40-50 wpm with a high level of accuracy.

Strong computer and software skills.

Ability to use standard office equipment to include copiers, fax machines, and other methods of electronic communications.

Excellent interpersonal skills including excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

Demonstrated knowledge of customer service skills when responding to questions and other inquiries from internal and external customers.



Limited ','!*!Additional Qualifications:

Not applicable.

Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.','!*!Benefits and More

Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

Paid Time Off/Holidays

Health benefits (medical, dental, vision); health spending account

401 (K) plan; employee stock purchase plan available

Continuing education

Fleet car for eligible employees','false','','false','Accounts Receivable Coordinator

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Company Profile
Amedisys is a leading home health and hospice care company focused on bringing home the continuum of care. We deliver personalized home health and hospice care to thousands of patients and their families, in the comfort of their own homes. Our care teams deliver personalized home health and hospice care to approximately 380,000 patients each year. Amedisys is a post-acute care partner to more than 2,233 hospitals and 61,900 physicians across the country. We provide the care that is best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation or injury, care focused on empowering them to manage a chronic disease, palliative care for those with a terminal illness, or hospice care at the end of life. Amedisys is a recognized innovator, being one of the first in the industry to equip its clinicians with point-of-care laptop technology and referring physicians with an internet portal that enables real-time coordination of patient care seamlessly. Amedisys also has the industry's first-ever nationwide Care Transitions program, designed to reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions through patient and caregiver health coaching and care coordination, which starts in the hospital and continues throughout completion of the patient's home health plan of care.

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