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

Req Number 001FEJ

Job Category Billing Clerical

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.