Ascension Health Accounts Receivable Denial Representative in Appleton, Wisconsin

Job ID: 255138

Accounts Receivable Denial Representative

Appleton, Wisconsin


Additional Job Information

Title: Accounts Receivable Denial Representative

City, State: Appleton,WI

Location: AHS Appleton Bus Serv 222

Department: MHCC PFS Athenahealth

Additional Job Details: Full - Time Day 40 hours Weekly

About Us

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Accounts Receivable Denial Representative prepares and completes claims for commercial insurance companies, third party organizations and/or government or self payers while ensuring proper adequate and timely billing to ensure prompt payment.


  • Prepares and transmits patient claims in the appropriate claim format according to guidelines.

  • Coordinates and validates claims transmitted to ensure edit criteria is met.

  • Takes appropriate action to follow up when claims fail edits.

  • Maintains detailed documentation in the patient account record of all billing activities.

  • Maintains documentation of claims processed as part of the daily claims reconciliation process.

  • Consults with appropriate personnel to resolve unbilled claims.

  • Reviews recent accounts for proper billing practices and reimbursement.

  • Effectively utilizes system tools to identify and resolve AR denials and other problems with individual claims.

  • Researches, analyzes and reconciles Medicare/Medicaid billing and reimbursement practices.



  • HS or Equivalent

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Associate's Degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year medical billing in acute care or ambulatory care setting or medical billing certification from an approved program, required.Prior experience in physician office operations, preferred.Prior experience in physician revenue cycle claim creation and resolution, preferred.

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in, and should you fit the qualifications for the role we will certainly reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterisk), as well additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understating your qualification and fit for the position(s) you’ve applied.

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Please note that Ascension, and its affiliates and subsidiaries, will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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