Senior Patient Account Rep - Credit Department

Location
Chesapeake, VA
Posted
Jun 08, 2018
Closes
Jun 29, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: This is in the Credit department meaning the account balance is a credit, something is wrong, payment is on the wrong account, charges have been removed or someone over paid.

The person needs to have experience in account reconciliation, follow up and medical claims experience. Understanding coordination of benefits of insurance carriers, charges, rebilling.


Critical Thinking skills
Experience with wide variety of Insurance carriers including Medicare and Medicare Replacement plans preferred.

Sentara Benefits:

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Keyword Credit, billing, account balance

Coordinates and maintains insurance and self pay accounts to insure accurate and timely payment. Performs billing, follow up and customer service functions, fields patient inquiries and manages accounts receivable to achieve AR goals. Assists with training within the department and maintaining departmental workflows. Answers calls in a fast paced call center environment. Handles difficult situations while maintaining quality customer service. Reviews and resolves accounts for correct balance. Assists in preparation of correspondence. Responsible for assisting other Sr. Patient Accounts Reps with training and maintaining workflow.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: Billing - 2 years, Customer Service - 2 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Medical Terminology preferred. Associate's Degree preferred (Associate's Degree may be considered in lieu of Customer Service experience). Certifications in Customer Service, Revenue Cycle, or Collections preferred. Knowledge of healthcare collections and previous call center experience preferred. Work experience in hospital billing/follow-up/collections/customer service setting preferred. Knowledge of hospital or physician office patient accounting system preferred. 2 years billing or customer service experience required.

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