UT Health Revenue Cycle Services Analyst in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Revenue Cycle Services Analyst
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210000OR
In collaboration with Revenue Cycle Services leadership, partners with UTHealth, UT Physicians, third party providers, partner clinics and hospitals staff to maximize revenue cycle performance. Carries out in-depth analysis, providing insight, feedback and guidance on trends and issues identified, and provides the data and understanding necessary to support decision making, project prioritization, and improvements across the revenue cycle.
Position Key Accountabilities:
Collaborates closely with revenue cycle services leadership and other team members to develop communications and monthly reporting packages in order to provide consistent and reliable support to internal and external customers.
Works independently to assess and understand areas of need; compares information across the institution and helps identify the most significant issues and opportunities for improvement within the revenue cycle.
Provides analytical support and subject matter expertise to all change management, projects and process improvement efforts across revenue cycle tasks.
When appropriate, provides on the ground guidance and support to departments and clinics across the UTHealth practice plan.
When appropriate, provides communication and relationship building with payers and third party contractors in order to make improvements in the revenue cycle.
Develops an in-depth understanding of assigned customer base as it relates to revenue cycle, and technologies and processes that impact revenue cycle tasks.
Supports the development and implementation of training to enable adoption of changes in revenue cycle and to sustain improvements.
Supports the identification of specific areas of improvement within GECB; helps analyze and provides input on prototypes and testing of changes based on in-depth understanding of customer base and their needs.
Travels to physician practice locations within the greater Houston area to observe and assist with customer needs.
Builds strong relationships with all facets of the organization related to revenue cycle operations. Becomes a trusted partner for all parties involved with deep departmental knowledge.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Strong analytical and communication (oral and written) skills with a broad understanding and willingness to learn the scope of the entire revenue cycle. Proficiency in various practice management systems, MS Office products as well as various claim scrubber technologies preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in preferably in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related; equivalent experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Three (3) years of revenue cycle experience, including AR Follow Up, Registration, Scheduling, Eligibility, Insurance Verification (Full Benefits Review), Authorizations, and any revenue cycle patient or payer focused tasks. These skills would preferably have been obtained in an academic physician practice environment.
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
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