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UT Health Manager, Accounts Receivable Operations in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Manager, Accounts Receivable Operations

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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Professional/Managerial

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200000IP

Position Summary:

Supervises and coordinates all accounts receivable follow-up functions and staff. Responsibilities include reconciling outstanding account balances and preparation of periodic reports on accounts receivable and past due status. Responsible for negotiating with past due accounts on repayment terms and/or writing off accounts receivable.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Develop and implement specific improvement goals that will secure positive results, monitor performance and report improvements. This includes minimum standards of work (i.e., productivity measurements) as well as payer performance.

  2. Provides a structure to optimize the experience, skill, knowledge and capability of the A/R follow-up team as well as create an environment that supports a self-directed work approach. Assists in the recruitment, development and motivation of the staff for the purpose of retaining a high-caliber team.

  3. Maintain and report reimbursement-related key performance indicators (i.e., days in A/R, clean claim rate, denial/terminal denial rate).

  4. Works with management team to identify payer denial trends and recommend and execute change in an effort to improve collections and reduce the volume of denials being received from the payers.

  5. Serves as the department’s primary technical resource for the major 3rd party payers.

  6. Serves as the primary contact for all revenue cycle accounts receivable issues.

  7. Coordinates and fosters relationships with providers, internal business partners and payers regarding issues related to accounts receivable management.

  8. Maintains excellent working knowledge of payer and regulatory billing and collection policies/guidelines, and communicates this information to the A/R follow-up staff and ensures compliance of the team.

  9. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

None

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's degree. May substitute required experience with equivalent years of education beyond the minimum education requirement.

Minimum Experience:

Five (5) years of direct related experience.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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