Job Description - PATIENT ACCOUNTS SPECIALIST - Collections Department
Western Region CBO
The Western Region Consolidated Business Office provides business office services including appeals/denials, billing, collections, cash posting, pre-access management, variance and customer service to our affiliated UHS facilities. We are seeking dynamic and talented individuals to join our team.
Responsible for the maintenance and processing of patient accounts and hospital insurance collections. Ensuring timely and accurate payment from Insurance carriers. Review payer EOB to determine appropriate follow up based on internal procedures. Utilize software to review and track the life of a denial. Checks claim status via online and through the Payor Portals. Checks eligibility and updates the insurance plan based on verified insurance coverage. Works on payer based spreadsheets, communicates trends to leadership. Participates on payer conference calls, trend analysis and meeting daily, weekly and department quotas. Handles a variety of payers with the proven ability to multitask.
High School or equivalent.
2 years healthcare/collection experience and or equivalent experience in a hospital setting.
Demonstrated knowledge of insurance billing relating to patient reimbursement. Insurance follow up
Computer proficiency to include word processing, spreadsheet, database, and patient accounting system.
This opportunity offers the following:
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
• Competitive Compensation
• Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
• 401k plan with company match
Universal Health Services:
One of the nation’s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6 billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S. Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.
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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
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