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Baptist Memorial Specialist-Accounts Receivable Follow Up - HS Central Business Office Corporate in Jackson, Mississippi


Responsible for follow up on Accounts Receivable to all payers. Serves as a resource for other Office staff and patients concerning expected payments, payments made and contract conflicts. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Communicates with Insurance companies daily

  • Reviews Payment Variance and Work Queues daily

  • Maintains credit balance reports

  • Processes Work Queues daily.

  • Reviews accounts for accuracy

  • Completes assigned goals

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


Preferred: One (1) year experience in physician's office or hospital setting.

Minimum: Experience in the healthcare setting or educational coursework.

Special Skills

Preferred: Knowledge of ICD-9, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS codes and certification and/or degree in Healthcare Administration Business, Finance or related fields preferred.

Minimum: Ability to type and key accurately, problem solving, written an d oral communication skills, financial counseling skills - knowledge of insurance billing (both hospital and professional settings) and collections - knowledge of insurance guidelines as it relates to CMS guidelines, TennCare and/or Medicaid based by state specified requirements. Ability to recognize and communicate to clinical staff or designee when insurance companies require additional review because of NCCI, CCI , LMRP, Mutually Exclusive and Medical Necessity edits. Effective Verbal, written and customer service skills as it relates to patients and insurance companies. Able to create communications to patients and insurance companies as needed to resolve issues to complete billing/claim processes.


Preferred: Prefer knowledge of insurance billing and collections and insurance guidelines.

Minimum: PC skills and keyboarding Working knowledge of 10 key, typing and computers.

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries

  • Paid vacation/time off

  • Continuing education opportunities

  • Generous retirement plan

  • Health insurance, including dental and vision

  • Sick leave

  • Service awards

  • Free parking

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts

  • Education assistance/continuing education

  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:

Position: 14535 - Specialist-Accounts Receivable Follow Up

Facility: BMHS - Regional Business Office Jackson

Department: HS Central Business Office Corporate

Category: Finance and Accounting

Type: Non Clinical

Work Type: Full Time

Work Schedule: Days

Location: US:MS:Jackson

Located in the Jackson, MS metro area REQNUMBER: 21851