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Req. No

131001

Job Title

Patient Account Specialist Senior - Patient Financial Services

Market

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd

Category

Revenue Cycle

Facility

CHRISTUS GS Administrative Services Org Office

Address

621 North 4th Street
Longview, TX  75601
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Type

FULL TIME

Patient Account Specialist Senior - Patient Financial Services Job in Longview

Job Description

Summary:

The Patient Financial Specialist Senior must demonstrate a consistently high degree of proficiency in their primary position within Patient Financial Services Department of CHRISTUS Health. The Patient Financial Specialist Senior is responsible for a variety of activities in the department. The primary purpose of this position is to evaluate unbilled accounts for qualification for combining with another account according to government and other payer regulations. In addition to being able to perform the job duties as outlined in the job description of their primary role, a Patient Financial Specialist Senior must be able to meet the accountabilities outlined below. The Patient Financial Specialist Senior carries out his/her duties by adhering to the highest standards of ethical and moral conduct, acts in the best interest of CHRISTUS Health and fully supports CHRISTUS Health's core values of Dignity, Integrity, Compassion, Excellence and Stewardship. 

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalency required. Post HS education preferred 
  • Prefer three (3) years of experience and working knowledge of billing and or collections position within PFS
  • Experience calculating expected reimbursement according to payer regulations and/or contracts
  • In-depth knowledge and ability to maneuver efficiently through Patient Accounting Systems, Document Imaging, Databases, etc. Strong understanding of systems from an end-user and processing perspective
  • Experience with Medicare & Medicaid billing processes and regulations preferred and understanding of Medicare language 
  • Prefer hands-on experience with Medicare Remote (FISS) – DDE
  • Good technical aptitude working with a variety of MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and/or ability to learn and develop more advance skills with the various applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively and efficiently articulate ideas to team members and management in a timely manner
  • Good understanding of the various areas of government, non-government programs, billing, customer service and cash applications
  • General hospital A/R accounts knowledge is required
  • College education, previous Insurance Company claims experience and/or health care billing trade school education may be considered in lieu of formal hospital experience
  • Understanding of alternative Business Office financial resources and the ability to provide information and/or recommendations related to these sources of recovery are preferred

Work Type:

Full Time


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Patient Account Specialist Senior - Patient Financial Services