A/R Specialist I

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
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Patient Payment Specialist I is responsible for processing and analyzing Altamed Heath Services and related organization’s Cash Handling Reconciliation Deposit and handle cash according to the Cash Handling Responsibility Agreement. Works with Corporate to automate vendors through electronic fund transfers (EFT). Assists in month end accruals for month end reconciliation.



  1. Verifies accounts receivable, explanation of benefits, deposits slips, unapplied/applied batches, payments, NextGen, Remittance Advice Detail (RAD) denials, deposit slip denials, to assure that payment is valid.
  2. Requests missing or additional documentation from appropriate sources or department as required.
  3. Completes summary of deposits, including copies of checks and deposit slips.
  4. Process payment posting to patient encounters with particular attention to assignment of accounting paperwork.
  5. Assist with 835 new payer setups, download and capture and other data processing related activities.
  6. Report cash receipts on a monthly basis.
  7. Prepare month end, cash reports and reconcile with Finance.
  8. Maintains a daily cash log that is reconciled on weekly basis with Accounts Receivable payment posted.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.



  1. High school diploma or equivalent required; some college level work in Finance/Accounting preferred.
  2. Minimum of two years work experience required in a clerical environment, with emphasis on Accounting/Finance.
  3. Experience working in a healthcare environment preferred.



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