Reimbursement Accountant II

Job Description

Position Purpose:

The Reimbursement Accountant II is responsible, with assistance, for cost reporting, hospital support, and audit support for assigned hospitals, along with assigned functional areas such as top downs, bad debts, LIP, Home Office, DTDF, LIP, and CRIP/Propapers.


Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Completes timely & accurate Medicare and Medicaid cost reports with supervision.
    • Develops ability to handle more complex areas of the cost report.
    • Completes work within expected timeframes.
  • Participates in audit/reviews done by external organizations to protect the Company’s interests.
  • Ensures audit impacts are calculated and accounted for while contesting disputed adjustments.
  • Supports customers in identifying and resolving reimbursement issues.
  • Monitors compliance with Medicare regulations and company policies on reimbursement and HIH.
  • Communicates and works to resolve concerns.
  • Takes a major role in the completion of functional and special projects.
    • Accomplishes goals within productivity standards.
  • Understands key cost report drivers and operational impacts.
    • Develops the ability to communicate technical information upstream.
  • Possesses detailed working knowledge of all software applications and reports.
    • Uses technology applications to accomplish Department goals.
    • Conducts independent research accurately and efficiently.
    • Analyzes and reconciles data and to complete assigned cost reports and projects.
  • Stays current in job knowledge through departmental regulation summaries/ CMS/State/Hospital Association websites, MediRegs and other industry related materials.
  • Maintains working knowledge of areas not in direct scope of assigned work duties including DSH surveys, state payment methodologies, CMS-13, 437B, revenue recognition, and Medicare payment systems.

*** This position must sit in our Home Office in Birmingham, AL

*** This position offers a hybrid schedule after a probationary period




Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance.
  • 18 months of hospital Reimbursement experience or equivalent healthcare experience.

About Us:

As a national leader in post-acute care, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers facility-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals. With a national footprint that spans 153 hospitals in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective rehabilitation. Encompass Health has been ranked by Modern Healthcare as a Best Place to Work, and our Home Office is consistently rated a Best Place to Work by the Birmingham Business Journal.


Enjoy competitive compensation and benefits that start day one of employment, including:

  • Affordable medical, dental and vision plans provided to meet the needs of full and part-time employees and their families.
  • Generous paid time off that increases with tenure.
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education opportunities.
  • An employee assistance program for counseling and mental health needs.
  • Company-matching 401(k) and employee stock-purchase plans.
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts.



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Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2234052