The University of Kansas Hospital - Administrative & Clerical Careers

Patient Accounting Representative Job

Facility: Westwood Campus

Department: PFS SHARED REVENUE SERVICES

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8:00-4:30

Find yourself among the best. At The University of Kansas Hospital, nurses deliver world-class patient care in an environment where opinions are respected, professionalism is rewarded and teamwork is valued. Nurses come here to practice at the leading edge of their profession, to be an integral part of medical breakthroughs and to handle complex cases that community hospitals rarely if ever see. In addition to being the best place to work, the hospital offers very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.

We currently have an opening for a Patient Accounting Representative I.

Responsibilities:

Responsible for accurate and timely action on accounts as it relates to specific responsibilities.

Complies with governmental and managed care rules and regulations.

Meet department goals as well as productivity and quality standards.

Attends and actively participates in training and education

Post payments, refunds and adjustments to accounts within designated time frame.

Balances receipts, Reviews EOB's.

Follow up with insurance companies on denials and insurance inquiries as necessary to resolve the account.

Properly notes actions taken on the accounts as directed by department policy.

Verifies and updates insurance as necessary.

Contacts patients regarding delinquent accounts and arranges acceptable payment schedules when necessary.

Works closely with collection agencies.

Receives and resolves patient billing questions and complaints in a compassionate, courteous, professional and timely manner.

Take appropriate actions such as changing insurance, re-filing claims, calling insurance companies or answering questions to resolve the issue in a satisfactory and timely manner.

Review and analyze monthly reports, data and trends to identify improve opportunities revenue cycle functions and increase charge capture.

Performs, analyzes and trends individual QA data and reports back opportunities for improvement and ongoing education.

Review department specific Epic Charge WQs, make corrections and follow up with departments as needed.

Review daily Epic charge router reconciliation report make sure all charges are filed and interface

Requirements:

High school/ GED

Previous experience in health care patient accounting preferred

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