Summary: Responsible for a variety of office tasks relating to a patient' account throughout the revenue cycle. Actively participates in team development, achieving dashboards, and in accomplishing department goals and objectives. Responsible for adhering to all Federal regulations and maintaining current knowledge of Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, out of state Medicaid, Medicare and Medicare Advantage Plans, Commercial, Liability, and Workers Compensation guidelines. This position is a working member of a team with daily expectations to achieve operational targets and customer satisfaction. This position may have responsibility for certain job functions in one of the following areas; billing, follow-up, collection, denials, cash applications, customer service, self pay, or patient access.
Standard Work Duties: Patient Account Representative III - Ability to communicate clearly with others on the telephone and in person. - May be in frequent contact with patients, attorneys, employers, physicians, and others necessary to obtain information for resolution of a patient account. - Good follow through skills. - Proficient at entry of accurate data. - Composes and types routine correspondence, emails, letters, faxes, etc. - Must be able to adapt to frequent changes in the work environment, delays, or unexpected events. - Verifies and performs mathematical computations; maintains files. - Must be capable of performing detail oriented tasks. - Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Experience
Education: Essential: * High School or Equivalent Nonessential: * Associate Degree
Education equivalent experience: Nonessential: * Business or Healthcare Administration
Preferred: AAHAM or HFMA certification
Essential: Two years general patient accounting experience. Experience working with and general understanding of Medicaid, Medicaid Manage Care, Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, Commercial, Liability, and Workers' Compensation payors.
Preferred: Four years general patient accounting experience. Experience working with and extensive understanding of Medicaid, Medicaid Manage Care, Medicare, Medicare Advantage plans, Commercial, Liability, and Workers' Compensation payors.
Internal Number: 6283
About Lakeland Regional Health
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