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Patient Accounts Specialist

Company: Uhs Corporate Office
Location: Bowling Green
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesAbout Universal Health ServicesOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, UniversalHealth Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growingsteadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were over $11billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies byFortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King ofPrussia, PA, UHS has over 89,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operatingacute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points,an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states,Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. www.uhsinc.comAbout RivendellRivendell is a 125 inpatient psychiatric hospital located in the heart of Bowling Green, KY on a 49 acre campus. At Rivendell Behavioral Health Hospital, children who are in crisis receive psychiatric care. Teens suffering from depression, disabling anxiety, feelings of hopelessness or suicide can learn new ways to cope. Teens and adults suffering from chemical dependency and substance abuse can get help. Senior adults in need of psychiatric treatment for early onset of dementia, depression, anxiety, thoughts of suicide and behavioral problems are treated in a positive, secure and compassionate environment.POSITION SUMMARYResponsible for the accounts receivable data input, financial counseling, and self-pay arrangements. Completes insurance verifications daily.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES1. Perform all financial functions relating to patient admissions:A. Verify insurance benefits of all insurance admissions daily (Medicaid coverage/eligibility when applicable).B. Coordinate with Utilization Review department to ensure all pre-certifications are in place on all admissions, and obtain all pertinent data for patient accounting.C. If family is not able to apply for Medicaid the Patient Account Representative will instruct and obtain from guarantors, all information needed to complete application for Medicaid.D. Ensure assignment of insurance benefits, Financial Agreement and other required admission forms (see Admission Policy) are properly signed by guarantor and in place.E. Set up a financial file with all financial class information daily.2. Follow patient through length of stay ensuring that any necessary financial class changes are made properly, and ongoing re-certifications are in place. Notify biller of all financial data changes. 3. Communicates with guarantors as needed on first party collections.4. Prints face sheets and sends to physicians billing services each Monday evening for the previous Monday through Sunday admissions. Each face sheet will contain COMPLETE insurance information and admitting diagnosis. Vendor will obtain face sheets on consults at the time services rendered.5. Coordinates patients' outside services with appropriate staff.6. Backs up Business Office Manager on reporting census information to Home Office by 10:00 AM each day.7. Performs Business Office Daily functions in absence of Business Office Manager.8. Any other duties assigned by Supervisor.9. Will adhere to all safety policies and safe work practice.10. Will attend hospital safety trainings.11. Will adhere to all hospital policies and procedures.12. Will report all accidents immediately.QualificationsQUALIFICATIONSEducation: High school graduateTraining and Experience: Two years work experience, preferably in health care accounts receivable area. Must be computer literate (Excel and Word).Knowledge Required: Knowledge of third party reimbursement and Medicaid reimbursement, good typing and communication skills.EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equalemployment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries areequal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment,selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color,religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), geneticinformation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristicprotected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here tohelp prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible careerpath at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in classcandidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will requestfinancial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.)from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail,Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioningUHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.by Jobble

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