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Northwell Health Physician Accounts Receivable Clerk in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 002A04

Job Description

Performs duties related to departmental physician's billing and collection including, but not limited, to verifying insurance coverage with third party carriers, follow-up on outstanding accounts, entering charges/ payments/ adjustments into the computer and maintaining records of fees collected periodically.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs all duties related to departmental physicians' billing, including but not limited to:

  • Completing, processing and reconciling insurance claim forms/payments.

  • Following up on outstanding accounts via telephone and /or written inquiry to patients and /or third party payors.

  • Inputs charges, payments and adjustments to computerized system or posts to manual records.

  • Maintains daily, weekly and monthly records of fees collected.

  • Verifies insurance coverage and other related data with third party carriers.

  • Processes credit balance reports, prepare pre-collection notices and other correspondence/bills.

  • Performs six-month and year-end account analysis.

  • Sets-up financial agreements with patients, upon consulting with supervisor.

  • Set-up patient charts and billing cards.

  • Prepares payment journals and/or make bank deposits.

  • Performs related duties, as required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Knowledge of physician's billing inclusive of third party billing and CPT codes, required.

  • Knowledge of medical terminology, ICD-9 coding and automated systems, preferred.

  • Ability to input data to computerized system. Ability to do simple arithmetic calculations. Ability to communicate effectively.

The New York State Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.