University of Rochester Account Representative - Inpatient in Rochester, New York
Full Time 40 hours Grade 008 Patient Financial Services
With latitude for initiative and independent judgment within department guidelines, the position is responsible for managing inpatient/outpatient accounts from beginning of the billing period through the accurate resolution of the account. Revenue collection activities focus on an assigned payer billed at the primary level. Activities performed will focus on resolving balances on aged insurance accounts which have not been collected through routine billing and collection activities, ensuring the visit balances are set up on the accounts receivable at expected reimbursement, and determining and completing the collection process that will result in payment. Makes independent decisions as to the processes necessary to collect denied insurance claims and resolve billing issues. Maintain a detailed knowledge of billing requirements and regulations to ensure that the process conforms to federal and state regulations. The Account Representative will represent the department and Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH) in a professional manner, protecting confidentiality of patient information at all times.
Associate’s degree in Business Administration and 2 years of hospital patient accounting or consumer collections experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience or certification obtained from a nationally accredited billing program (i.e., Certified Medical Billing Specialist CMBS, Certified Medical Records Technician CMRT, Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist CMRS); or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
Job Title: Account Representative - Inpatient
Location: Strong Memorial Hospital
Job ID: 208118
Full/Part Time: Full-Time