Summary of Job Duties
Verifies hospital coverage for all insurance companies or agencies financially responsible for patient’s hospital bill. Interview patients who have minimum or no insurance coverage to arrange methods of payment. Bills all insurance carriers. Follows up on patient accounts until zeroed or moved into bad debt. Prepares all refunds and write-offs for posting. Verifies reimbursement when payments are received. Gathers and sends all needed information to physician offices, auditors, outside billing services etc. Works follow-up reports daily.
Qualifications & Requirements
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written format
Ability to handle stressful situations and respond in a professional manner
Ability to organize and prioritize workload
Ability to set work direction for self and others
Ability to work independently and perform effectively in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing environment
Clerical experience and Insurance Billing experience preferred
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of billing and follow-up procedures and a significant level of expertise in Patient Financial Service functions
High School diploma or equivalent certification
Knowledge of Medicare, Medi-Cal, and commercial insurance preferred
San Joaquin Community Hospital (SJCH) is a 255-bed acute-care facility located in downtown Bakersfield, California. With more than 100 years...