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Medical Payment Associate Accounts Payable II (Temporary)

Job Category:  Accounting/Finance
Department:  Medical Payment System & Services

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90017

Position Type:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  8346


Established in 1997, L.A. Care Health Plan is an independent public agency created by the state of California to provide health coverage to low-income Los Angeles County residents. We are the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan. Serving more than 2 million members in five health plans, we make sure our members get the right care at the right place at the right time.

Mission: L.A. Care’s mission is to provide access to quality health care for Los Angeles County's vulnerable and low-income communities and residents and to support the safety net required to achieve that purpose.

As a condition of employment, L.A. Care requires a COVID-19 vaccine. This requirement includes our remote workforce. If you would like to request an exemption, L.A. Care has implemented a process to consider exemptions, for documented medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs. L.A. Care will review all exemption requests prior to proceeding with the recruitment process.

Job Summary

The Medical Payment Associate Accounts Payable II is responsible for ensuring all provider payments are processed in accordance with company policy and regulatory requirements.  This position will work with various departments to coordinate payment cycles, upload the various data files, communicate discrepancies to appropriate departments, reconcile output, prepare  the weekly cash flow trends, reports and perform the MHC/QNXT month end financial processes. Provide payment dispute resolution to inquiring parties including to but not limited to performing check tracers, stop payments and reissuing of checks, will also provide stop less adjustments to provider accounts on as needed basis.


Responsible for  the cost of care check processing cycles by line of business.  All cost of care payments are produced accurately and timely. This includes paper and EFT. (30%)

Responsible for ensuring all  related documents are enclosed with appropriate payments. Products are mailed to correct providers with accurate documents attached  in a timely basis. (15%) 

Responsible for the preparation of all cash related documents. Reconciles MHC/QNXT weekly and monthly reports as they pertain to the payment cycles and the MHC month end financial processing. All reports are reconciled accurately and timely. All reports are distributed timely. MHC month end perform accurately & timely. (15%)

Responsible for the coordination and accurate uploading of the multiple data files representing payment data into MHC and QNXT. All input and output files reconciled and  correctly upload. (15%)


All electronic files are maintained and categorized correctly.  Proper data management is practiced so that   all e-files can be easily accessed. (5%)       


Maintains hard copy provider files and folders.  All files are accessible and organized in a timely basis. (5%)   

Special projects. Projects are produced accurately and timely.  (5%)


Perform other duties as assigned. (10%)

Education Required

High School Diploma/or High School Equivalency Certificate

Education Preferred


At least 0-6mths years of experience in a fast-paced office setting with familiarity and proficiency with a computerized environment, particularly working with databases and producing reports. 


Accounts payable or Accounting experience in a health plan environment preferred.


Excellent organizational skills.


Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Excellent computer skills,  good knowledge of Microsoft excel and word. 


Ability to multitask.  


MHC knowledge a plus.

Licenses/Certifications Required

Licenses/Certifications Preferred

Required Training

Additional Information

This role is 100% onsite at L.A. Care Health Plan. 


L.A. Care offers a wide range of benefits including

  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Wellness Program
  • Paid Sick Leave


At L.A. Care, we value our team members’ safety. In order to keep our work locations safe, each employee is required to self-screen for symptoms prior to entering any L.A. Care location each day. L.A. Care and all of its staff are required to comply with all state and local masking orders. Therefore, when on-site at any L.A. Care location, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be managed.

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Accounts Payable, Medical, Finance, Healthcare

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