Patient Account Representative- Billing Office- Treasure Valley Hospital

Employer
SCA Health
Location
Boise, Idaho
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Apr 01, 2024
Closes
Apr 08, 2024
Ref
2742088760
Position Type
Staff
Hours
Full Time
Practice Setting
Hospital / Medical Center
Work Mode
On-site
Employment Type
Contract
Organization Type
Hospital / Health System
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  • Boise, Idaho
  • Treasure Valley Hospital
  • Billing
  • Regular
  • Full-time
  • 2
  • USD $16.00/Hr.
  • USD $23.00/Hr.
  • 33465
Job Description Overview

Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.

As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:
  • We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
  • We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
  • We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
  • We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.


The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are going-and the growing career opportunities for YOU.

Responsibilities

The Patient Account Representative will be responsible for thorough and timely patient account follow up with insurances to ensure accurate accounts receivable reporting; to ensure payments by primary and secondary payers and/or self-pay patients are accurate. The PAR will be responsible for daily generation of patient statements. The PAR will be responsible for answering patient calls and correspondence while providing timely, accurate, professional responses and resolution. The PAR will function within the Center's policies and procedures, support SCA Values, SCA Vision and SCA Mission.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Primary functions are credit balance management, patient balance resolution and non-patient (insurance) resolution.
  • Accurate and timely follow up and resolution for all accounts receivable.
  • Meeting and maintaining cash collection metrics and goals.
  • Maximized facility reimbursement.
  • Understands each payer contract and will utilize to ensure payments received are correct.
  • Understands and can explain the Explanation of Benefits received from any payer.
  • Works closely with payer provider relations representatives.
  • Has thorough knowledge of ASC Allowable procedures.
  • Handles contracted and non-contracted; HMO, PPO, EPO, POS, Worker's Com., self-pay and third-party reimbursement issues.
  • Effectively and independently handles second level reimbursement issues, contracted and non-contracted denials for serviced before and after procedures.
  • Works all denials and corrected claims collaborating with the biller and/or Business Office Manager, insurance payers and/or patients on past due accounts.
  • Follow center policies, procedures, and best practices for resolution and reassignment of accounts.
  • Possess basic knowledge of medical terminology and health insurance billing.
  • Have ability to communicate effectively with patient, physicians, and other teammates

Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent from a two-year College or technical school; and two years' experience in a medical office as a patient account representative.
  • Candidate MUST HAVE knowledge of medical billing, payer follow-up, payer contracts, appeals, self-pay billing, Medicare and Medicaid billing, AR posting, along with excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience in a hospital, outpatient surgery center or related field is a MUST; Computer experience, Excel, Word, Medical Billing Software and Applications; Working knowledge of Medical Terminology.


USD $16.00/Hr. USD $23.00/Hr.

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