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Patient Financial Representative Senior - Billing

Company: Christus Health
Location: Irving
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSummary:The associate is responsible for the duties and services that are of a support nature to the Revenue Cycle division of CHRISTUS Health. The associate ensures that all processes are performed in a timely and efficient manner. The primary purpose of this position is to ensure account resolution and reconciliation of outstanding balances for CHRISTUS Health patient accounts. The position works in a cooperative team environment to provide value to internal and external customers.The associate carries out his/her duties by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct, acts in the best interest of CHRISTUS Health and fully supports CHRISTUS Health's Mission, Philosophy and core values of Dignity, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Stewardship.Performs Revenue Cycle functions in a manner that meets or exceeds CHRISTUS Health key performance metrics.Ensures PFS departmental quality and productivity standards are met.Collects and provides patient and payor information to facilitate account resolution.Responds to all types of account inquires through written, verbal or electronic correspondence.Maintains payor specific knowledge of insurance and self-pay billing and follow up guidelines and regulations for third-party payers. Maintains working knowledge of all functions within Revenue Cycle.Responsible for professional and effective written and verbal communication with both internal and external customers in order to resolve outstanding questions for account resolution.Meets or exceeds customer expectations and requirements, and gains customer trust and respect.Compliant with all CHRISTUS Health, payer and government regulations.Exhibits a strong working knowledge of CPT, HCPCS and ICD-10 coding regulations and guidelines.Appropriately documents patient accounting host system or other systems utilized by PFS in accordance with policy and procedures. Provides continuous updates and information to PFS Leadership Team regarding errors, issues, and trends related to activities affecting productivity, reimbursement, payment delays, and/or patient experience.Role Specific ResponsibilitiesBillingReview and work claim edits.Works payor rejected claims for resubmission.Works reports and billing requests.Demonstrates strong knowledge of standard bill forms and filing requirements.Exhibits and understanding of electronic claims editing and submission capabilities.CollectionsCollect balances due from payors ensuring proper reimbursement for all services.Identifies and forwards proper account denial information to the designated departmental liaison. Dedicates efforts to ensure a proper denial resolution and timely turnaround.Maintain an active knowledge of all collection requirements by payors.Works collector queue daily utilizing appropriate collection system and reports.Demonstrates knowledge of standard bill forms and filing requirements.Identify and resolve underpayments with the appropriate follow up activities within payor timely guidelines.Identify and resolve credit balances with the appropriate follow up activities within payor timely guidelines.Identify and communicate trends impacting account resolution.Requirements:Prefer minimum of 2 years experience with insurance billing, collections, payment, and reimbursement verification and/or refundsProfessional and effective written and verbal communication required.Experience working within a multi-facility hospital business office environment preferred.College education, previous Insurance Company claims experience and/or health care billing trade school education may be considered in lieu of formal hospital experience.Experience working with inpatient and outpatient billing requirements of UB-04 and HCFA 1500 billing forms preferred.Work Type:Full TimeEEO is the law - click below for more information: endeavor to make this site accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at (844) 257-6925.Req. No159078Job TitlePatient Financial Representative Senior - BillingMarketCHRISTUS System OfficeCategoryRevenue CycleFacilityCHRISTUS Irving Corporate OfficeAddress5101 North O Connor BoulevardIrving, TX 75039USTypeFULL TIMEby Jobble

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