Northwell Health AR Clerk - Hospital in New Hyde Park, New York

Req Number 0026K9

Job Description

As an Accounts Receivable Clerk you will perform a variety of duties related to billing and collection, including but not limited to, completing UBF and various billing forms. You will be inputting and/or manual posting charges, payments and adjustments and referring accounts for collection.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs all duties related to billing and collection accounts including, but not limited to:

  • Completing UBF and various billing forms.

  • Processing itemized bills.

  • Preparing and entering batch totals and batch tickets. Reconciling and closing batches.

  • Requesting medical summaries.

  • Printing microfiche medical charts and filing.

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

  • Pursuing all third party carriers and patients for payment on hospital bills. Prepares correspondence and/or bills.

  • Setting up financial agreements with patients. Verifies insurance coverage and other related data with third party carriers.

  • Referring accounts for collection.

  • Correcting carrier codes, revenue codes, patient demographics, adjusting allowances, etc. Verifies insurance carriers and other related data.

  • Entering and verifying appropriate codes and explanation on Patient Account systems.

  • May maintain daily, weekly and monthly records of fees collected.

  • May perform a variety of cashier functions.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Knowledge of billing or credit/collection procedures, required.

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

  • Ability to input data to computerized system.

  • Ability to communicate effectively.