Cash Applications Specialist

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job purpose

Process all cash transactions in the reimbursement department.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Post all incoming electronic and manual payments, denials and offsets to patient accounts.  Identify payments that are less than agreed upon amount and forward to the Collector for review and resolution. 
  • Bill secondary claims and re-bill claims that are lost by insurance company/vendor and provide substantiating documentation if necessary.
  • Maintain refund data for reporting to management.
  • Identify payments that should be posted to the Unapplied Account or the Retraction Pending Account.
  • Adjust claims based on projects assigned by management before end of the month.
  • Auto-Post: review payment remit to ensure payment will be posted to the correct account and correct if necessary.
  • Post denials to correct date of service utilizing the denial code that best matches the reason for denial.
  • Use RT queue to review and move payment corrections submitted to the queue.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience in medical cash posting or medical billing and collections.
  • Electronic cash posting experience.
  • Understanding of HCFA-1500 claim forms and re-billing process.
  • Experience working with all payer types to include government and commercial insurance companies
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and navigating Windows software
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Multi-tasking with a strong attention to detail and ability to meet to strict deadlines

Working conditions

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.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Physical requirements

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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Supervisory responsibility

None

AAP/EEO Statement

ZOLL is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace, where unique identities, backgrounds, cultures, perspectives and experiences are respected and valued.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Disability and Veteran