Medical Billing & Collections Specialist - Home Health

Job Description

Division: Home Office

Are you in search of a new career opportunity where you are the connection? If so, now is the time to choose Encompass Health as your employer. The Home Health & Hospice division of Encompass Health is hiring!


As a national leader across home health, hospice, and inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, Encompass Health is consistently ranked as a top best-place-to-work in the communities we serve. Our philosophy of delivering a better way to care exemplifies our commitment to quality, compassionate care for our patients, all while fostering a unique culture that is compassionate and collaborative.

  • Encompass Health’s enterprising model of the continuum of care for post-acute services sets the standards for excellence. This is evident throughout all of our care settings and office locations, as we maintain a workplace that is stable, ethical, and supportive.
  • At Encompass Health, we continually invest in employees to assist in them achieving personal goals and make meaningful, measurable differences in the lives of their patients.

Ever-mindful of the need for employees to care for themselves and their families, Encompass Health offers benefits that encourage lifestyle choices that keep you healthy and happy. Subject to employee eligibility, some benefits, tools, and resources include:

  • Generous time off with pay for full-time employees.
  • Continuing education opportunities.
  • Scholarship program for employees and their children.
  • Matching 401(k) plan.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans for medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • Electronic medical records & mobile devices for all clinicians.
  • Incentivized bonus plan.



Encompass Health - Home Health & Hospice is growing fast due to recent acquisitions and is searching for a experienced medical billing and collections specialists to join our Non-Medicare PPS (episodic) Billing team for the Home Health Division. This position offers a fast paced but structured and fun environment with great company culture. 

As the Non-Medicare Billing & Collections Manager, you will be responsible for collecting and managing account payments. You will also be responsible for submitting claims and following up with insurance companies.

Hattiesburg Office Location: 135 Mayfair Rd., Hattiesburg, MS 39402

  • Monitor and maintain assigned accounts.
  • Collect all the necessary information to prepare insurance claims.
  • Submit clean claims to various insurance companies.
  • Research, correct, and re-submit rejected and denied claims. Prepare appeals to denied claims.
  • Answer questions from patients, clerical staff and insurance companies.
  • Resolve client-billing problems and assess accounts receivable delinquency.
  • Interpret and process Explanation of Benefits.
  • Make outbound collection calls in a professional manner, while keeping and improving customer relations.


  • Minimum 2 years of prior experience in healthcare billing required.
  • Previous experience with home health Medicare and/or Non-Medicare billing is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Homecare Homebase HCHB is preferred but not required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Microsoft Excel.
  • Must have a high school degree or equivalent.

If you are interested in this position, please APPLY NOW by completing an online application!