Job Description

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Commensurate with Experience
Greenwich Drive
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CX Contract
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Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday- Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#113517 Credit Reconciliation and Recovery Specialist

Initial Review Date: Mon 12/27/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/14/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/24/21. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


The Credit Reconciliation and Recovery Specialist is responsible for the full range of reconciliation and resolution of credit balances as well as revenue recovery duties to ensure the providers are being reimbursed properly according to the payer agreements for professional fee billing services. The Specialist is responsible to timely and accurately work assigned areas of responsibly and work queues, taking appropriate actions to resolve credit balances, special handling accounts, and accounts that have not been paid according to contract.


  • Minimum of three (3) years recent medical billing and collection experience.

  • Extensive knowledge in medical billing and government claims, appeals, and contractual payment plans.

  • Thorough understanding of ICD-10, CPT, HCPCS, RVS coding and pricing, and fee schedules.

  • Knowledge in self-pay collections, third party carrier guidelines; commercial and government contracts including HMO, PPO, Medicare, Medi-Cal, CHAMPUS-TRICARE, CMS, GHPP, and CCS.

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of processes related to credit balance resolution and under payment appeals received incorrectly from health plan.

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations impacting medical billing and credit balance resolution.


  • Five plus (5+) years experience working credit balances from a variety of health plans and funding sources including Government, HMO, PPO, FFS, transplant, etc. Under payment identification and follow up experience.


  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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