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Billing / Collections Specialist 11

Job Code:  84899
Facility: Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: High School or equivalent 
Category: Allied Health,Office/Clerical,Professionals,Support
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion.

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center (VBPC) is a 100-bed freestanding hospital offering acute psychiatric and substance abuse services for adults 18 years and older, as well as, geriatric psychiatric services. The hospital is accessible 24 hours a day for admissions, and includes mental health assessments and referral network. Treatment programs and specialty services at VBPC include substance abuse, dual diagnosis / rapid stabilization, geriatric psychiatric and partial hospitalization.

Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center currently has a (Billing / Collections Specialist - FT) position available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:

Responsible for timely and accurate billing and collections of all third party payers. Must possess critical thinking skills and understanding of third party payer payment methods to prepare contractual adjustments correctly based on payer contracts or government regulations. Responsible to submit electronic and paper claims to private and government payers, follow-up on submitted claims in accordance with payer and facility policies, document account activity, post payments and adjustments and demonstrate proficiency with billing system to ensure all functionality is utilize for the utmost efficient processing of claims. Responsible to report billing and collection trends, problems and issues that result in delayed claim processing. Responsible to maintain current on all private and government payer billing regulations and policy.


The following are the job requirements for the (Billing / Collections Specialist - FT) position:

• High School graduate or equlivalent with 3 or more years of medical billing and collection follow-up experience with third party payers.
• Electronic billing experience working with acute and /or residential accounts and billing required.
• Patient financial counseling experience preferred.
• Must possess knowledge of medical terminology, Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Must possess excellent customer service skills.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via email, internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means

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