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Allina Health

Insurance Specialist

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Employer
Allina Health
Posted
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Closes
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Location
Minneapolis MN
Employment Status

Further information

Introduction

Allina Health is a not-for-profit system of hospitals, clinics and other health care services with more than 23,500 employees, 5,000 physicians and 2,500 volunteers dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of patients and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Commons is the Minneapolis-based headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Allina's Abbott Northwestern Hospital, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.


Responsibilities

Assignments may include one of more of the following functions:

  • Provide billing or claims submission of reimbursement
  • Monitoring and follow up for unpaid insurance accounts receivables
  • Review and work rejected and denied claims
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from internal and external customers
  • Advanced knowledge of the entire revenue cycle operations
  • Ability to analyze and trend and resolve one or more of the following: Underpayment/low payment Review/appeal and account resolution for denials related to coding and or case management
  • Aging accounts receivable that requires escalated review for resolution
  • Detailed knowledge of ICD, CPT, HCPC coding knowledge and understanding of payer reimbursement rules, laws and regulations that govern collection activity

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or equivalent
  • Preferred knowledge of Epic
  • Ability to accept change as the medical industry changes with new legislation
  • Ability to learn multiple patient account billing systems
  • Knowledge of Third Party Payer Requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of Government Rules and Regulations as they apply to claims submissions and resolutions
  • Familiarity with Managed Care, PPO, HMO and other insurance plan types


Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

  • Full-time: 40 hours per week
  • Day shift

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information                           School Digger

Explore Minnesota                                    MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine              St. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living Magazine                   Star Tribune


Closing Statement

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EEO / AA


 

Allina Health

At Allina Health, we’re here to care for, guide, inspire and comfort the millions of patients we see each year at our 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals and through a wide variety of specialty care services throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin.