UT Health Patient Account Representative for Collections - Revenue Cycle in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Patient Account Representative for Collections - Revenue Cycle

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Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Professional/Managerial

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1800024L

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Patient Account Representative to work in Collections for our Revenue Cycle area. Under general supervision, position is responsible for accurate and timely collection of third party and private pay receivables. We are looking for candidates who ideally have experience with account receivable processes such as the appeal process and how to write and initiate these appeals.

This is a full time non-exempt role that will report daily to our Operations Center Building. This is located just south of NRG stadium and 610. The employee will be eligible for full benefits including low cost healthcare and an outstanding retirement plan administered by the State of Texas.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Reviews general accounts receivable incoming correspondence and takes timely and appropriate action.

  2. Analyzes account for errors, adjustment, credits, issuing corrected entries when required. Escalates complex issues. Updates account information.

  3. Documents communications accurately and completely and follows up as required.

  4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Some knowledge of business office, patient billing, or collection/ reimbursement procedures in a healthcare setting; proficient in MS Office with emphasis in Excel, 10-key and math.

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate from a vocational business school with a minor in a job related field preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Six (6) months of hospital/medical collections experience with understanding of third party reimbursement procedures, as well as state and federal regulations governing healthcare.

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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