BJC Careers

Patient Accounts Rep

Saint Louis, MO
Financial Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1176181
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.


Join Us!


Role Purpose

Responds to patient inquiries, follows up with patients and insurance companies in a timely manner and processes all mail for assigned payors. On a daily basis, identifies, reviews, and where possible, resolves credit balances whether created from third party, self pay, or other sources. Responsible for the department‘s unclaimed property and credit balances.


Responsibilities

  • Responsible for billing and collection of inpatient and outpatient amounts to third party payors and guarantors.
  • Makes necessary adjustments to patient accounts receivable as required.
  • Makes recommendations of which receivables should be transferred to outside collection agencies or collection attorneys.
  • Performs billing audits, billing forms and electronic billing edits based on third party payor regulations and guidelines.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  •  

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
  •  

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer