Patient Account Specialist:
Centura Health

121202-en_US
Centura Health
Centennial Colorado
Healthcare
Description

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.



 



Through Centura Health’s 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life® Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.



Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.



 



If you’re ready to discover the difference of working for a fully-integrated health system with a non-profit, faith-based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.



Job Description/Job Posting ID: 121202



Recruiter Contact: Alison Williams - alisonwilliams@centura.org



Schedule: Full Time



Shift: Days


Position Summary



Responsible for processing account payments, updating insurance and demographic information, researching payments, rebilling insurance when updates have been provided, and working with other departments to achieve resolution, including adjustments and insurance follow-up.



Minimum Education Requirements




  • High School Diploma or GED required



Minimum Experience Requirements




  • 1 year healthcare experience required

  • Billing experience preferred

  • Comprehensive understanding of insurance billing and follow-up practices preferred



Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )




  • Answers all incoming calls to the billing office from patients to resolve account issues.*

  • Researches outstanding accounts and partners with peers to ensure accuracy of bills and timely resolution of issues.*

  • Utilizes excellent communication skills to explain bills and recoup payments from patients.*



Physical Requirements




  • Sedentary Work - prolonged periods of sitting and exert/lift up to 10 lbs. force occasionally)


 



Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. 

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