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Coordinator Patient Accounts

Company: United Health Services
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Coordinator Patient Accounts, BinghamtonUnited Health Services is seeking a Patient Accounts Coordinator to join our Revenue Cycle Team in Binghamton, NY. The Patient Accounts Coordinator collects and processes data for the hospitals inpatient billing registration and verification operations. This is a BENEFITS-ELIGIBLE position. Shift: Days Hours per week: 40 Salary range: $15.75 - $23.62/hour, depending on experience----Coordinator Patient Accounts OverviewSubmits various third party and direct patient billings. Perform resolution of billing inquires and complaints. Promote positive patient relations by assisting patients, families of patients, staff, and third party payers with inquiries concerning charges and reimbursements in a timely accurate manner. Expedite collections of accounts receivable.Coordinator Patient Accounts Key Responsibilities and Expectations+ Performs processing activities for verification, proper financial screening and securing of deposits as required at time of admissions for hospital patients in accordance with established hospital policies and procedures. This includes verifying at time of admission the patients accurate insurance coverage and screening to ensure that Registration secured assignment of insurance benefits, authorizations, billing forms, as required. + Prepares and inputs on-line adjustments to insurance information and demographic data as required. + Interviews patients who have no third party insurance coverage. Provides financial counseling and advice, and referral to patient Advocates or Collection for payment arrangements. + Resolves telephone and walk-in inquiries regarding billing, insurance, hospital policies, medical procedures, and costs. + Adjustments and correspondence that do not require pre-approval by supervisor and prepare and input on-line adjustments to charges and reimbursement data as required. + Supplies insurance information to physicians or other medical providers upon request. Provide any requested information to insurance companies with appropriate authorizations. + Files accounts receivable documents and records, maintains orderly filing system for accounts processed. + Estimates charges for cosmetic surgery cases and collect deposits in advance of surgery. + Reviews medical and financial records to audit patient bills, at the request of patients, staff, or third party payors. Takes appropriate measures to coordinate the necessary correction and/or explanation. + Prepares various operational reports, logs, and statistical data. + Demonstrate commitment to organizational Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation Position QualificationsMinimum:+ High School Diploma or equivalent, 3 years hospital experience in accounts receivable or related field. Preferred:+ Prior experience in hospital admissions, registration and verification practices and procedures for third party billing. Collection and inpatient billing experience. Employee Benefits at United Health ServicesWhen you work at United Health Services, you become part of our family. Were proud to offer competitive benefits and compensation to our employees who make an impact every day. + Health, dental, and vision insurance + Voluntary benefits, including cancer, pet, and life insurance + 403(b) retirement plan with company match model + Immediate accrual of paid time off + Wellness program rewards and insurance discounts + Employee Assistant Program (EAP) counseling and concierge services + Free, extensive online training through HealthStream About United Health ServicesUnited Health Services is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving more than 500,000 people in Upstate New Yorks Southern Tier region. We offer integrated healthcare services across 60 locations, including four hospitals, three walk-in centers, and 22 primary care offices, in addition to home care services and senior living facilities. The United Health Services system employs more than 6,300 people and comprises 600+ providers who are all committed to providing and supporting the delivery of exceptional patient care.United Health Services employees and providers are LOVED! This means were Living Our Values Every Day. Here, youll join a team that is dedicated to values-based, coordinated patient care. Every day, we outwardly live our Values of Compassion, Trust, Respect, Teamwork, and Innovation. About New Yorks Southern TierAs an employee of United Health Services, youll call the Southern Tier, or more specifically, the Greater Binghamton area, home. Known for entertainment and restaurants, craft brews, outdoor experiences, minor-league sports, family-friendly events, and a keenness for local history (like our connection to the Twilight Zone and our six antique carousels), Greater Binghamton offers something for everyone. Were a short drive away from the Finger Lakes region in Central New York, three hours from New York City, and just shy of four hours from Niagara Falls, Canada. ----United Health Services in an Equal Opportunity Employer.United Health Services, Inc. and the members of the UHS System neither are affiliated with, sponsored, endorsed nor approved by, nor otherwise associated with, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), UHS of Delaware, Inc. nor their affiliates, which can be found at www.uhsinc.com.

Keywords: United Health Services, Binghamton , Coordinator Patient Accounts, Other , Binghamton, New York

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