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Patient Accounts Representative-Professional Billing (FT)

Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick, Georgia
Friday, March 15, 2019
Office Clerical

Southeast Georgia Health System has an opportunity for a Patient Account Representative to join our Professional Billing team!

Summary: Monitors the status of outstanding accounts within assigned unit or duty. Prepares and maintains billing, collection, and reimbursement related records. If you have experience in billing, collections, or accounts receivable this could be your next opportunity!

* Works assigned unit or duty as defined in policies and procedures set forth in the department which includes: working unit and/or reports in a timely and effective manner while maintaining the integrity of patient accounts. Reports any problem areas to supervisor for instruction.
* Contacts third party payer organizations or patients as necessary to facilitate timely payments or other required transactions that could result in a completed account cycle.
* Assists others when needed in order to maintain integrity of accounts receivable as a whole.
* Ensures all federal guidelines are followed as set forth by government payers and that patient confidentiality is maintained. Actively participates in compliance with the Joint Commission standards both departmentally and organization wide.
* Receives and answers inquiries from patients, insurance companies, and other parties regarding charges and/or billing discrepancies in a timely, effective, and professional manner.
* Keeps abreast of managed care and contractual arrangements in order to better comprehend the processing of accounts by third party payers.

The ideal candidate should possess the following minimum qualifications:

* High school graduate or equivalent
* Two years clerical in a business office or similar environment preferred
* Certified Patient Accounts Representative (CPAR) certification preferred
* Ability to operate office equipment including computer applications

Service Excellence: All team members of Southeast Georgia Health System will promote service excellence by developing and maintaining positive relationships with customers, other team members, and the medical staff and will ensure the highest quality of care by performing their responsibilities according to the highest professional standards.

Job Type: 1.0
Hours: Days
Location: Brunswick, GA - Georgia

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