Healthcare Billing and Collections Agent

For entry-level collections positions in an inbound or outbound healthcare call center environment.

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Description

The Healthcare Billing and Collections Agent solution is for entry-level collections positions in an inbound or outbound healthcare call center environment. Sample tasks for this job include, but are not limited to: monitoring overdue accounts to update status, calling customers with overdue accounts, and persuading customers to pay their overdue accounts. Potential job titles that use this solution are: Call Center Collections Agent, Contact Center Collections Agent, and Collections Agent.

Multiple configurations of this solution are available.

One Sitting

Job Levels: Entry Level
Localizations Available: US English, UK English
Max Number of Questions: 89
Approximate Completion Time: 44 minutes
Number of Sittings: One
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Yes
Question Format: Simulation, Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice – Adaptive

Two Sittings

Job Levels: Entry Level
Localizations Available: US English, UK English
Max Number of Questions: Screening: 161 items Selection: 46 items
Average Testing Time: Screening: 36 minutes Selection: 47 minutes
Number of Sittings: Two
Designed for Unproctored Environment: Screening: Yes Selection: No
Question Format: Simulation, Multiple Choice, Multiple Choice – Adaptive

One Sitting

Motivation: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals, while persisting in the face of significant obstacles. This trait is characterized by: working hard; taking satisfaction and pride in producing high quality work; and being competitive.

Assertiveness: This component measures the tendency of a person’s effectiveness in directing and influencing others. This trait is characterized by: persuading and negotiating effectively with others; influencing others’ decision-making; and coordinating others’ efforts to accomplish work.

Responsibility: This component measures the tendency of a person’s responsibility for his/her own actions and a commitment to performing assigned tasks. This trait is characterized by: reliability; proactive involvement in work; and a dedication to complete even the most mundane tasks.

Data Entry Speed: This measures a candidate’s ability to listen to and record information received from customers quickly. This is calculated by the number of gross keystrokes per minute typed by an applicant.

Data Entry Accuracy: This measures a candidate’s ability to listen to and record information received from customers accurately. This is calculated by the following formula: Percent Accurate = Number of Correct/Number of Total * 100.

Navigation: This measures a candidate’s interactions within a realistic contact center environment by providing a workspace that simulates multiple customer service-based applications running on a Windows desktop simultaneously.

Service Orientation: This measures a candidate’s tendency to focus on meeting customers’ needs in a simulated telephone call context. This includes the tone and language used to respond to customers’ questions, apologizing when appropriate, and providing solutions that directly relate to customers’ requests.

Tactful Problem Solving: This measures a candidate’s tendencies to engage in problem solving with customers in the context of simulated telephone calls. This includes acquiring necessary information from both customers and systems to understand the nature of the problem, working through ambiguity to determine the correct answer, and tactfully explaining the resolution of the situation to customers.

Two Sitting

Screening

Working with Information: This measures the ability to efficiently and effectively use numerical and analytical reasoning to gather information and solve real-world problems.

Professional Potential: Measures the tendency to have potential for professional success across industry type and functional area. This is characterized by scores that are derived from responses to questions regarding academic and social background, and aspirations concerning work.

Persistence: This measures the candidate’s tendency to be influential, confident, and persistent when working towards sales goals. This trait is characterized by suggesting solutions to meet customer needs, demonstrating confidence in the sales process, and persisting and displaying resiliency when faced with challenges or setbacks.

Motivation: This component measures the tendency to set and accomplish challenging goals, while persisting in the face of significant obstacles. This trait is characterized by: working hard; taking satisfaction and pride in producing high quality work; and being competitive.

Assertiveness: This component measures the tendency of a person’s effectiveness in directing and influencing others. This trait is characterized by: persuading and negotiating effectively with others; influencing others’ decision-making; and coordinating others’ efforts to accomplish work.

Responsibility: This component measures the tendency of a person’s responsibility for his/her own actions and a commitment to performing assigned tasks. This trait is characterized by: reliability; proactive involvement in work; and a dedication to complete even the most mundane tasks.

Selection

Collector Numerical Skills: This component measures the tendency to efficiently and effectively use numerical and analytical reasoning in collections positions. This component is characterized by the ability to analyze and compute numerical data in order to complete debt collecting activities and to assist clients with financial questions and transactions.

Data Entry Speed: This measures a candidate’s ability to listen to and record information received from customers quickly. This is calculated by the number of gross keystrokes per minute typed by an applicant.

Data Entry Accuracy: This measures a candidate’s ability to listen to and record information received from customers accurately. This is calculated by the following formula: Percent Accurate = Number of Correct/Number of Total * 100.

Navigation: This measures a candidate’s interactions within a realistic contact center environment by providing a workspace that simulates multiple customer service-based applications running on a Windows desktop simultaneously.

Service Orientation: This measures a candidate’s tendency to focus on meeting customers’ needs in a simulated telephone call context. This includes the tone and language used to respond to customers’ questions, apologizing when appropriate, and providing solutions that directly relate to customers’ requests.

Tactful Problem Solving: This measures a candidate’s tendencies to engage in problem solving with customers in the context of simulated telephone calls. This includes acquiring necessary information from both customers and systems to understand the nature of the problem, working through ambiguity to determine the correct answer, and tactfully explaining the resolution of the situation to customers.

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