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Patient Accounts Representative - Cardiovascular Services

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Patient Accounts Representative – St Vincent's Birmingham
AMG Cardiovascular Services - Birmingham, AL
  • Full Time days
Why Join Ascension:
 
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
 
Heart and Vascular Health
 
Ascension’s cardiology team provides many levels of cardiovascular care with compassion and expertise for you and all members of your family.
 
About Heart and Vascular Health
 
Heart health is critical to your well-being at every stage of your life. That’s why Ascension’s skilled cardiovascular physicians and associates provide comprehensive heart care from your very first visit. 

Our expert team starts with education to help prevent heart issues, such as diet, exercise and cholesterol management, as well as ways to recognize heart-attack symptoms.

Our care network — including experienced cardiologists, vascular specialists and cardiothoracic surgeons — work together to develop the right treatment plan. We offer proven, effective nonsurgical treatments whenever possible; our cardiovascular and thoracic physicians also specialize in the latest surgical techniques. 
 What you will do:
 
As an Associate with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to be the initial contact for the public. Receive payments and allowances and performs data entry of payments, allowances and account adjustments in an accurate and timely manner. Handles inquiries, completes correspondence, accepts private payments and posts cash on a daily basis.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Reviews and processes insurance explanation of benefits statements for accuracy. Refers debit/credit balances to collectors and refers credit balances for resolution. Reviews accounts on which credit balances exist and determines reason for the credit balance. Appropriately adjusts the contractual allowance if in error, completes a transfer if a payment was applied to an incorrect account or requests a refund if an overpayment exists.
  • Reports recurring insurance payment discrepancies and works with team to resolve. Identifies accounts on which contractual adjustments are incorrect by working the daily credit balance report.
  • Reconciles bank deposits to payments entered into the financial system in a timely manner to ensure accurate account data.
  • Reviews accounts and responds in a timely manner. Responds to third party inquiries and works to resolve circumstances that create unwarranted debit/credit balances.
What you will need:
Education:
  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma or GED required
Preferred Experience:
  • 1-3 years Scheduling Experience in a Clinic Setting
  • 1-3 years Medical Office experience
  • 1-3 years Medical billing and Coding experience
  • 1-3 years claims submission experience
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  
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Job ID: 358875
Category: Patient Services
Facility: ALBIR VincentianPhysicianSvcs
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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