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Aspirus Health PATIENT ACCOUNTS SPECIALIST in Ironwood, Michigan

For a 3rd year in a row, Aspirus has been recognized as one of the top 15 Top Health Systems in the United States by IBM Watson in their annual study identifying the top-performing health systems in the country based on overall organizational performance.

We are seeking a Patient Accounts Specialist for our team. The Patient Accounts Specialist performs patient accounts activities as assigned. This includes initial billing, following up claims with no response, working and managing insurance denials, and reviewing and processing credits in a timely, accurate and consistent basis.

This position could be physically located in the Upper Peninsula (Ironwood) or Wisconsin (Wausau or Antigo). There is a possibility to work remotely when fully trained; however there will be a requirement of at least a few weeks of on-site training, depending upon previous experience.


  • Knowledge of basic accounting normally acquired through completion of a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Two to three years of related work experience in a medical patient accounts department.

  • Understands and applies insurance billing, governmental regulations and managed care requirements, as applicable, to the billing process.

  • Understands state and federal mandated coverages, health insurance terms, definitions and concepts, as well as auto and other liability terms, definitions and concepts.

  • Understands state law governing privacy, utilizing compliance protocol and refers to policy and procedure manual when dealing with specific issues.

  • Basic CPT and ICD9-CM coding desired.

Hours: Full time; 1.0 FTE or 40 hours per week. Full time benefits package available.

Aspirus is a non-profit, community-directed health system based in Wausau, Wisconsin. With more than 7,600 employees, serving communities throughout northern and central Wisconsin, as well as the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan, our integrated system includes four hospitals in Wisconsin and four in Michigan with more than 55 clinics.

As an Aspirus team, we demonstrate caring, we plan to impact the future, work with happiness and enthusiasm, recognize our power to make a difference and improve the health of our communities.