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Company: Banner Health
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Amb Tech & Operational Supp

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Revenue Cycle

Primary Location Starting Range:

$14.35/hr - $17.94/hr

In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.

You have a place in the health care industry. There's more to health care than IV bags and trauma rooms. We support all staff members as they find the path that is right for them. If you're looking to leverage your abilities – you belong at Banner Health. Apply today.

Bring your excellent customer service skills and billing experience to the Ambulatory Billing Office in Greeley. As a Patient Financial Services Representative on the EDI team, you will have an opportunity to partner with fellow co-workers, Accounts Receivable Managers and Representatives, Practice Managers as well as other departments within Banner to help field questions and solve technical problems within the NextGen and Enthrive applications including but not limited to provider and payer information, billing edit information and claim denials. Basic medical knowledge and experience with NextGen is preferred. In this role, you will be a full-time employee with a shift of Monday - Friday from 8am - 5pm. Starting pay rate for this role is $14.35, up to $21.52 based on years of experience and education. If you are a person that adapts well to change and has great organizational skills to manage deadlines, apply today!

Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position coordinates and facilitates patient billing and collection activities in one or more assigned areas of billing, payment posting, collections, payor claims research, and other accounts receivable work. Works as a member of a team to ensure reimbursement for services in a timely and accurate manner.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. May be assigned to process payments, adjustments, claims, correspondence, refunds, denials, financial/charity applications, and/or payment plans in an accurate and timely manner, meeting goals in work quality and productivity. Coordinates with other staff members and physician office staff as necessary ensure correct processing.

2. As assigned, reconciles, balances and pursues account balances and payments, and/or denials, working with payor remits, facility contracts, payor customer service, provider representatives, spreadsheets and the company's collection/self-pay policies to ensure maximum reimbursement.

3. May be assigned to research payments, denials and/or accounts to determine short/over payments, contract discrepancies, incorrect financial classes, internal/external errors. Makes appeals and corrections as necessary.

4. Builds strong working relationships with assigned business units, hospital departments or provider offices. Identifies trends in payment issues and communicates with internal and external customers as appropriate to educate and correct problems. Provides assistance and excellent customer service to these internal clients.

5. Responds to incoming calls and makes outbound calls as required to resolve billing, payment and accounting issues. Provides assistance and excellent customer service to patients, patient families, providers, and other internal and external customers.

6. Works as a member of the patient financial services team to achieve goals in days and dollars of outstanding accounts. Reduces Accounts Receivable balances.

7. Uses systems to document and to provide statistical data, prepare issues list(s) and to communicate with payors accurately.

8. Works independently under general supervision, following defined standards and procedures. Reports to a Supervisor or Manger. Uses critical thinking skills to solve problems and reconcile accounts in a timely manner. External customers include all hospital patients, patient families and all third party payers. Internal customers include facility medical records and patient financial services staff, attorneys, and central services staff members.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

Requires knowledge of patient financial services, financial, collecting services or insurance industry experience processes normally acquired over one or more years of work experience. Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision and to work independently. Requires strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills to effectively interact with a wide range of audiences.

Strong knowledge in the use of common office software, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software are required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Work experience with the Company's systems and processes is preferred. Previous cash collections experience is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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