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PATIENT ACCOUNTS REP - (18956)

Universal Health Services


Location:
GULFPORT, MS
Date:
02/22/2018
2018-02-222018-03-23
Job Code:
18956
Universal Health Services
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PATIENT ACCOUNTS REP - (18956)

Facility Name
GULFPORT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH
Location
GULFPORT, MS 39503 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Category
Billing
Job Description

Helping those in need is what we do at Gulfport Behavioral Health SystemOur dedicated and caring group of professionals work with children, pre-adolescent, adolescents and adults to help them and their families resolve and manage life difficulties. With a full range of treatment options customized to meet the needs of individuals, we can help you or someone you care about face life’s difficulties with the professional support, confidentiality and experience that can make a difference. 

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.:

Job Requirements

The Patient Account Representative/Collector/Biller is responsible for the billing, follow-up, and collection of assigned patient accounts by contacting patients, insurance companies and third-party payors to resolve all outstanding owed balances; and reconciles the receivables & contractuals from patient’s insurance companies, and third-party payors on patient accounts.  This position is also responsible for the electronic or hardcopy submission of claims.  The representative is also responsible for the accurate completion of the monthly the Medicare Bad Debt Log.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide account and billing information to patients, insurance companies and/or collection agencies.
  • Ensure the effective implementation of collection measures for uncollected accounts.
  • Provide required follow-up on all patient accounts.
  • Identifies available coverage through Medicaid if not listed on the patient’s account.

  • Verifies Medicare benefits to ensure primary coverage.

  • Verifies accuracy of R&B charges with UR notes prior to billing. Identifies UR notes that need to be entered so a bill can be submitted.

  • E-scan Liaison

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITY:

  • Knowledge of CPT coding and billing procedures.

  • Knowledge of all billing codes.

  • Knowledge of computer software applications.

  • Knowledge of insurance billing and collection procedures.

  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing workloads to meet deadlines.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Education: High School graduate or equivalent preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in health care collections or related field is preferred, or any combination of education, training, or experience in a health care business office environment.    Experience with insurance billing, computer and business software programs (Excel) preferred.

    Additional Requirements: May be required to work flexible hours and occasional overtime.

    BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS:
    • Challenging and rewarding work environment
    • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
    • Competitive Compensation
    • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
    • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
    • Generous Paid Time Off

     

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