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|Facility:||River Crest Hospital|
|Location:||SAN ANGELO, TX US|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Minimum Education Required:||High School or equivalent|
|Skills:||Administration -> Office Management
River Crest Hospital is searching for a Full Time benefits eligible Collections Coordinator. The primary functions of this position are assists with verifications of insurance coverage and pre-certification when necessary. Discusses financial matters concerning balances outstanding, as well as, offering financial arrangements to patients upon admission and discharge. Is able to help review patient account files and ensure their accuracy and completeness; receives and answers all billing-related inquires. Is trained in all areas of the insurance billing and verifications department in order to provide back up coverage. This position exists to follow up on patient accounts from date insurance claims are billed to receipt of payments. Performs routine reviews to update patient accounts to correct financial status. Determines amount of patient’s responsibility after third party payment and refers account to collection agency for collection of balance or to accounting clerk to refund. Receives and reviews past due bills and follow-up documents; contacts patients and/or third party payer organizations to secure payments or arrange alternative settlement plans; identifies problem delinquencies and recommends their disposition; prepares and maintains collection-related records. Assists with month-end closing procedures when needed and helps in verifying and assuring the month-end midnight census is accurate when needed. Provides backup for Business Office Manager’s duties when needed (i.e. keying charges, keying deposit, reporting weekly A/R accounts). Provides backup coverage for inquiry calls and receptionist lunches on designated days. Performs other duties as assigned.
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