Patient Account Rep I in East Liverpool, OH at EAST LIVERPOOL CITY HOSPITAL

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    425 West 5th Street
    East Liverpool, OH
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/12/2018

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The Patient Account Rep I is responsible for posting all incoming payments to correct patient accounts on a daily basis. Inputs and retrieves data from computer systems. Reconciles accounts daily. Applies payments to patient accounts accurately and efficiently. Distribution of all billing to appropriate personnel. Reviews and performs follow-up on all authorizations, and specialty referrals. Maintains a current knowledge of contracts and state Worker?s Compensation fee schedules. Responsible for the handling of incoming and outgoing mail pertaining to the hospital. Needs to have ability to recognize and correct mailing errors immediately. Always uses proper tact and discretion in handling inquiries from patients and their families. The Patient Account Rep I is responsible for accurate and timely payment analysis of managed care contracts to determine that appropriate reimbursement is received. Utilizing many complex and varying regulations, guidelines and systems, analyzes payments received from insurance companies to assure maximum and correct reimbursement of Hospital?s receivables. Proactively works with payers and in-house resources to identify and resolve issues that hinder optimal and correct account payment. Utilizes and applies the appropriate California and Federal regulations in order to assure compliance in payment practices. Responsible for posting all incoming payments to correct patient accounts on a daily basis. Inputs and retrieves data from computer systems. Reconciles accounts daily. Applies payments to patient accounts accurately and efficiently. Applies contractual adjustments to patient AR balances as needed. Manage and forward underpayments /denials to the appropriate departments for follow-up and further revenue collection as needed.

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