Patient Account REP-Collections- Full Time
About This Position
Responsible for payer collections of assigned accounts. Duties include, verification of documentation necessary for timely collections of patient accounts including requesting and collecting medical records. This position has direct contact with other hospital departments as well as insurance companies and must demonstrate a positive demeanor, good verbal and written skills, and be professional in both appearance and approach. Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to ensure cooperation from other departments and be able to handle potentially difficult situations and multiple tasks at one time. Must have a thorough understanding of hospital insurance billing requirements for all federal, state and local agencies and third party submissions. Applicant must be a positive role model for other staff by working with them to promote team work and cooperation. One year computerized medical billing or related experience preferred. High School graduate or equivalent technical training with some additional education (i.e.: computer training, communication classes, etc.) Knowledge of medical terminology. Knowledge of Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursement processes. Basic knowledge of accounting procedures and computer based accounts receivable systems. Thorough understanding of HCFA 1500 and UB-04 billing required; basic understanding of coding. Can verify adequacy of demographic information. Basic knowledge of managed care programs and billing requirements necessary. Typing, data entry, 10-key, PC, and word processing skills, preferred.
Founded in 1956, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital was created to meet the needs of our community, and has grown from a small local facility to a large regional hospital serving all of Kern County. Today, we have more than 400 general acute beds, nearly 50 intensive care and cardiovascular recovery units, 13 state-of-the-art surgical suites, a full-service ER with nationally certified Stroke Center and the Central CA Heart Institute. In addition, we offer newly expanded birthing suites, a family care center, a 31 bed NICU, a 20 bed Pediatric unit, a full complement of diagnostic laboratory and imaging services and an outpatient surgery center. Other programs of note include our Women's Services and a Center for Wound Care and Hyperbarics. We are proud to say that we are an “Equal Opportunity Employer”.
“Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is now a tobacco-free campus.”
North State Regional Office
California-Central California Service Area-Bakersfield-Bakersfield Memorial Hosp
Bakersfield Memorial Hosp
420 34Th St
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Patient Financial Services
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