Patient Accounts Rep-Continuous-ACC1

Job Description

Job ID: 1184462
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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BJC Corporate Health Services, the occupational medicine organization within BJC HealthCare, externally supports employers and employees of the St. Louis metropolitan area with three full-service BarnesCare clinics that provide expert physicals, surveillance, injury/exposure evaluation and treatment. Specialized services include contract management of work-related injury care for BJC hospitals, independent medical exams, traveler's health, on-site services, care management, toxicology support and two 24/7 hotlines for body substance exposures and emergency room coordination of work-related care. BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health support for BJC employees through on-site and virtual oversight including administration of workers' compensation. BJC Corporate Health Services also manages the BJC WellAware fitness center, which extends fitness opportunities with on-site classes at BJC hospitals throughout the metropolitan area. In 2010, BJC Corporate Health Services became the first and only St. Louis occupational medicine provider quality-certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Providers.


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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

  • Process paper remittance advices for deposit and posting.
  • 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
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    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