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Patient Access Representative I, II, Sr. - Interventional Gastroenterology (Bellaire)

Company: Uthealth Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

UTHealth Houston Department of Surgery - Interventional Gastroenterology Clinic in Bellaire is hiring a Patient Access Representative to join their team. The ideal candidate should have excellent phone communication skills, referral and insurance knowledge.What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. Thats where you come in.Once you join us you won't want to leave. Its because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits youd expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employeesGenerous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)The longer you stay, the more vacation youll accrue!Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as...Free financial and legal counselingFree mental health counseling servicesGym membership discounts and access to wellness programsOther employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.Resources for child and elder carePlus many more!Position Summary:Responsible for ensuring medical necessity compliance, verifying eligibility, and posting payments.Position Key Accountabilities:1. Obtains demographic, insurance and financial information from patient or guarantor. Enters information in computer system with a high degree of accuracy.2. May schedule patient appointments and enter required information in the computer system in an accurate and timely manner.3. Explains all required forms to the patient or guarantor and obtains the necessary signatures.4. Ensures medical necessity compliance by obtaining necessary data, reviewing Compliance System, communicating information to patient or guarantor and obtaining necessary signatures.5. Protects the financial integrity of the facility by collecting patient liability, establishing payment arrangements, discussing payment options and screening for eligibility. Completes complex financial counseling including the review and submission of charity applications. Identifies alternative resources for financial reimbursement.6. Verifies insurance eligibility and benefits and ensures all notifications and authorizations are completed within the required timeframes.7. Posts payments in the computer system and generates the appropriate patient receipts.8. Communicates in an effective and professional manner with Physicians, Care Management, ancillary departments, nursing units, physicians' office staff, insurance companies, as well as patients and their families (all Patient Access customers). Completes thorough and accurate documentation.9. Adheres to all university policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.10. Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.11. Performs other duties as assigned.Certification/Skills:Ability to multi-task.Proficient typing/keyboarding skills.Minimum Education:High School Diploma or equivalentMinimum Experience:One (1) year of experience in a hospital or medical business office setting.Physical Requirements:Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.Security Sensitive:This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code 51.215Veteran Information:Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include but are not limited to: 68G, 70E, 0808, 4A0X1For a complete list please visit www.uthealth-veterans.jobs.Residency Requirement:Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.by Jobble

Keywords: Uthealth Houston, Houston , Patient Access Representative I, II, Sr. - Interventional Gastroenterology (Bellaire), Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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