Payment Resolution Director in Nashville, TN at Parallon

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

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Job Description

The Payment Resolution Director is responsible for overseeing the remittance advice discrepancy function, which includes the collection of disputed underpayments and the processing of refunds of overpayments. This individual is responsible for consistent application of all standard A/R and Accounting processes, and for accurate and timely discount and allowance calculations, analyses and reconciliations of accounts receivable related to discrepancy payments and denials. As part of this role, this individual must demonstrate strong commitment to stakeholder relationships by taking ownership of issues and facilitating effective outcomes in a timely manner. 

Duties (included but not limited to): 
• Oversee the activities and management related to Payment Compliance discrepancy inventory, ensuring processes are performed efficiently, effectively and accurately. 
• Establish controls and review mechanisms for SSC policies and procedures. 
• Ensure timely submission of reconsiderations, payer packages and liquidation of discrepancy inventory. 
• Monitor, trend and communicate with SSC, facility and corporate leadership, regarding trends, new inventory fluctuations and outstanding inventory identified via EDW, Vista, Visual Insights and other denials tools reports. 
• Demonstrate strong commitment to stakeholder relationships by taking ownership of issues and facilitating effective outcomes in a timely manner. 
• Understand and communicate contract specific issues related to the resolution of disputed payments, discount and allowance calculations for a variety of payers such as Medicare, Medicaid, HMOs, PPOs, IPAs, employers, etc. 
• Follow escalation protocols to include Attorney, Corporate Dispute Resolution, Strategic Pricing and Analytics and Corporate Payment Compliance. 
• Participate in Joint Operating Committees (JOC) with payers, ensuring partnership in inventory resolution. 
• Oversee all reconciliation activities for inventory. 

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES• Technical Expertise – Some understanding of healthcare including knowledge of healthcare terms and accounts receivable processes 
• Strategic Analysis - Analytical Review skills and ability to make decisions based on analysis 
• Leadership - guides individuals and groups toward desired outcomes, setting high performance standards and delivering leading quality services 
• Tactical execution - oversees the development, deployment and direction of complex programs and processes 
• Financial management - applies tools and processes to successfully manage to budget 
• Project Management - assesses work activities and allocates resources appropriately 
• Organization - proactively prioritizes needs and effectively manages resources 
• Communication - communicates clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing. This includes utilizing proper punctuation, correct spelling and the ability to transcribe accurately. The ability to communicate with staff, Parallon Management, Division and Group Executives 
• Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations 
• Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties 

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field required. 
• If a desired applicant does not have a Bachelor's Degree, the requirement can be waived IF they are currently in a Bachelor Degree program.

• Minimum 5 years healthcare management experience with three of these years in the related area for the position.
• Relevant education may substitute experience requirement with SSC Executive approval. 

• CPA highly preferred