Patient Account Specialist I - FT
To perform this job successfully, an individual should be a high school graduate or equivalent with two (2) years of Patient Accounting experience or comparable experience in a healthcare related setting to be determined by the hiring Director. Knowledge of UB92 and 1500 form; Medicare and/or Medi-Cal guideline; Commercial Insurance, CPT, HCPC, and ICD9/ICD10 coding methodologies.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages if required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of office machines and computer data entry. Knowledge of Computer billing systems and Microsoft applications.
Under the direct supervision of the Manager of Patient Financial Services and Administrative Director of Revenue Cycle, the Patient Accounting Specialist I is responsible for billing and/or follow-up and maintenance methodologies of the Patient Accounts Receivable for the organization. The above should be carried out with the regulations and guidelines of Medicare, Medi-Cal and commercial insurance contracts.
Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours.
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee shall work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines; and the incumbent shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.