Reimbursement Accountant I


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 157 hospitals in 37 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.


The Reimbursement Accountant I 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, and Home Office.


  • Completes timely & accurate Medicare and Medicaid cost reports with supervision.
  • 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
  • Understands key cost report drivers and operational impacts.
  • Possesses detailed working knowledge of all software applications and reports.
  • Develops industry, organizational and position knowledge and skills.



Bachelor's Degree in Accounting (preferred) or Finance.


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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