Patient Account Representative in Revenue Cycle - Houston, TX
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 1800025X
We are looking for a Patient Account Representative to work in our Revenue Cycle team. Under general supervision, position is responsible for accurate and timely collection of third party and private pay receivables. You will work as part of a team that centralizes all of the billing for UTHealth's clinics and medical operations. Knowledge of patient billing and working with insurance companies is a critical part of this role. You will also need a basic understanding of accounting principles.
This is a full time role that will work 8am-5pm Monday through Friday at our Operations Center Building. It will be paid hourly, and will receive all benefits eligible to UTHealth employees. The department is growing, and there is a clear career path for growth.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Reviews general accounts receivable incoming correspondence and takes timely and appropriate action.
Analyzes account for errors, adjustment, credits, issuing corrected entries when required. Escalates complex issues. Updates account information.
Documents communications accurately and completely and follows up as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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.
High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate from a vocational business school with a minor in a job related field preferred.
Six (6) months of hospital/medical collections experience with understanding of third party reimbursement procedures, as well as state and federal regulations governing healthcare.
Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.
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