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Healthcare Collector Trainees / Chatsworth

Company: Health Advocates
Location: Chatsworth
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Health Advocates is seeking Healthcare Collector Trainees for our main office in Chatsworth, CA.


Job Summary

Develop knowledge and skills in evaluating disputed healthcare claims to determine main cause of insurance denials and develop appeal strategies for revenue recovery.

Job Responsibilities

  • Evaluate unpaid and underpaid insurance claims for denial reasons and determine strategies for appeals for full collection.
  • Work with various insurance companies, carriers, and other government and commercial agencies responsible for processing healthcare claims
  • Ensure timely contact and follow up with related parties for prompt resolution on claims
  • Perform other miscellaneous related duties as assigned
    • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
    • Knowledge of medical terminology, billing, coding, and insurance coverage helpful
    • 1+ year(s) of experience in a healthcare or insurance setting
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Independent problem-solving abilities
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Detail-oriented with good organizational and time management skills
    • Basic office skills and computer literacy required
    • Must be able to type 35 WPM
      Working Title: Case Manager I

      Pay Rate: $19.25 - $24.50 (Depending on Relevant Experience)

      Position Type: Full-time; Non-exempt

      Schedule: Alternative work week schedule-Mon-Thurs 7:30 am-5:00 pm & Fri 7:30 am-12:30 pm

      Other: We conduct assessment testing and post offer background checks


      Health Advocates offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of today's employees. They include: Healthcare and Insurance Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Employee Discounts, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union, Rideshare Incentives, Employee Referral Program, Vacation/Holiday/Sick Leave and other time off.

      About Us

      Founded in 1990, Health Advocates is the largest privately funded public advocacy company in California providing Eligibility and Recovery services to California public health systems, private hospitals, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and individuals. We are dedicated to identifying medical coverage from third-party sources such as Medi-Cal, Social Security (SSI/SSDI), and other health insurance programs to minimize uncompensated care to the benefit of both our clients and the patients and applicants they serve. Our success is born from a very unique blend of resources, expertise, and an unwavering determination to identify coverage and recovery solutions on behalf of patients that simply have no ability to pay their increasing financial healthcare debts. Innovation and compassion are integral to Health Advocates' identity and these attributes have historically served our clients very well. We are proud of our past, excited about our future, and confident of our continued success.

      This position requires access to confidential protected health information (PHI). Our employees are expected to protect the privacy of all PHI in accordance with Health Advocates' privacy policies and procedures and as required by state and federal law including but not limited to the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rule.

      Health Advocates

      21540 Plummer Street, Suite B

      Chatsworth, CA 91311

      (818) 995-9500 p

      (818) 995-6872 f

      Health Advocates is an equal opportunity employer. We believe all of our employees should be treated fairly, consistently, and with dignity and respect. Our goal is to maintain a satisfied and productive team of employees. The keys to reaching that goal are effective leadership, fair and competitive wages and benefits, dedication to the job, and close attention to employee relations matters.

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