JOB SUMMARY: Performs, on a daily basis, the billing, follow-up and collection efforts necessary to relieve patient accounts for a collectible status.
Assists admitting personnel in the areas of insurance verification. Assists patient and families with financial arrangements. Takes an active role in attaining and maintaining AR days of 72 75.
Generates computer reports as needed. Prepares the daily cash deposit and assures the daily posting of cash to patient accounts' files. Assists Utilization Review in monitoring patient benefits. Assists the Business Office Manager in reviewing and selecting of accounts to be placed with outside collection agencies.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Education: High School Diploma required; Associates preferred
Experience: Previous experience in hospital Patient Accounting preferred.
Licensure/Certification: None required
Universal Health Services