• Patient Account Representative - Data Processing Specialist - Part-Time

    Job Locations US-VT-Morrisville
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/23/2018 4:44 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1618
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative
    Type
    Part-Time
    Shift
    Days
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    The Patient Account Representative functions in a team environment to appropriately resolve patient accounts. The responsibilities encompass all financial aspects of the patient encounter from charge entry through final resolution of the account, while maintaining excellent customer service. The Representative specializing in Data Processing is responsible for accurate and timely posting of all payments received from patients, government payers, insurance companies, and other sources. Responsibilities also include charge entry and other clerical functions, including answering phones and file management.

    Responsibilities

    Required Skills:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (in English language), interpersonal skills with excellent customer service, and organizational skills.
    • Skill with personal computer and adding machine, including typing speed of a least 35 WPM.
    • Must be able to adapt easily in rapidly changing health care industry environment and demonstrate ability to exercise good independent judgement

    Desired Skills:

    • Understanding of EOB's, Coordination of Benefits requirements, and common contractual arrangements with various insurance carriers.
    • Understanding of HIPPA, including privacy requirements and electronic data interchange requirements.

    Qualifications

    Education Requirements:

    • High School Diploma, or equivalent

    Education Desired:

    • Associates Degree in Business
    • Medical Terminology Course

    Experience Requirements:

    • Minimum of 1 year experience in data entry (payment processing preferred) and customer service function.

    Experience Desired:

    • Previous health care collections experience.

    License and Certification Requirements:

    • None

    License and Certification Desired:

    • Certified Patient Account Technician (CPAT) or other similar industry certification desired.

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