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Healthcare Account Specialist, Hospital Collections

Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Administrative/Clerical Support
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 199648
Date Posted: May 16, 2024

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Healthcare Account Specialist, Hospital Collections

Location: UCHealth UCHlth Harmony Campus 2315 Harmony, US:CO: Fort Collins

Department: UCHlth Gov Hospital Collection

FTE: Full Time, 1.0, 80.00 hours per pay period (2 weeks)

Shift: Days 

Pay: $19.67 - $25.57 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience

Summary:
Prepares, reviews, and submits patient account billing.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares bills in the paper and/or electronic format designated by departmental and payor guidelines. Transmits bills to appropriate third party payors and responsible parties.
  • Reviews bills for accuracy, including proper diagnosis and procedure codes. Reviews bill rejections and issues. Collaborates internally and with payors to resolve billing issues. Responds to patient billing inquiries.
  • Documents billing activities in patient account records. Maintains documentation of claims processed as part of the daily claims reconciliation process.
  • Prepares and reviews routine billing reports to ensure timely and accurate billing activity. Refers uncollected balances to appropriate collections/accounts receivable staff for follow up.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.

Preferred: 

  • 1 year related experience
  •  Hospital Collections experience

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