Southern Illinois Healthcare

  • PFS PAR GOVT - Patient Account Rep - Hospital Medicaid Biller/Follow-up

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/24/2018 6:10 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-3132
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Carbondale
    Category
    Administrative
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift
    8AM-4:30PM
    Weekend Requirement
    Weekends as required
    Department
    Patient Financial Services
  • Overview

    Responsible for preparing and billing government/non government payor accounts through the billing editor ensuring their accuracy and completeness; proactively contact patients, insurance carriers, and other hospital departments to gather required information by the payor, vendor, or other 3rd party in order to collect outstanding account balances.

    Responsibilities

    • Safety
      • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
    • Record Keeping
      • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.
    • Process Improvement
      • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
      • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed.
    • Role Specific Responsibilities
      • Responsible for compliant and accurate billing.
      • Contact patients, insurance carriers, and other hospital departments to gather required information by the payor, vendor, or other 3rd party payors.
      • Provides day-to-day oversight of all government/non-government accounts receivable, billing and follow-up activities.
      • Responsible for the accurate and timely submission of bills and account follow-up activity.
      • Responsible for the accurate and timely submission of bills and account follow-up activity.
      • Processes and distributes various electronic media correspondence for Patient Financial Services.
      • Processes adjustments and editing balances for follow up collection activity.
      • Processes, verifies, releases, and performs assigned specialized printing task as it relates to the release of medical records to authorized government agencies and/or payers.
      • Completes miscellaneous mailings, reports and posting of system adjustments for accurate account balance and patient billing.

     

    Qualifications

    High School diploma plus 6 months specialized training. 

    One year Hospital billing and/or insurance follow-up experience preferred. 

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