(No Degree Required!) Get Paid $31.53 - $35.50 per Hour to Process Electronic Refunds from Home!
Patient Account Representative II (Remote) CategoryFinance & Revenue Cycle Job TypeFull time Job IdR2325968 This is a Stanford Health Care job. A Brief Overview The Patient Account Representative II (PAR II) is responsible for the timely and accurate processing of patient accounts receivable billing and collections. The specific job duties will be comprised of a combination of responsibilities from among the various areas of PFS operations including Charge entry and charge batch balancing, Electronic and hard copy claims editing and submission to various payers (Government, Managed Care, and Commercial), Accounts receivable collections and payer follow-up, Payer denial review and appeals processing, Customer service, Payment applications, Credit balance review and resolution and Patient advocacy and risk management. Under general supervision, PAR II performs the full range of duties for this assigned class. Requires a good working knowledge of systems and processes and be expected to resolve standard queries and problems. Works on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required in resolving problems and making routine recommendations. Locations Stanford Health Care What you will do
Account Reps: Follows up on unpaid accounts in patient accounting systems with the payers either by phone or via websites. Works payer denials based on claim process adjudication; Review accounts for possible underpayments; research contracts, guidelines and resolve payment with payer. Perform appeals with payer. Performs bad debt request transfers as applicable. Performs or requests adjustment and contractual write offs as applicable.
Billers: Reviews EPIC worklists and edits accounts as needed; Reviews Cirius claim edits and resolves edits; Reviews and resolves electronic acknowledgement payer rejections/denials; Rebills claims based on requests from Follow Up reps due to denials received. Resends claim as needed.
Cash Posting Reps: Posts payments; Work EPIC undistributed payment worklist; Posts adjustments related to payments. Processes refunds for accounts payable. Posts payment transfers from professional billing to hospital billing.
Data Control Reps: Enters charges; Reviews EPIC worklist accounts with charge issues and resolves; Researches charge issues and follows up with departments as needed. Complete charge correctionsincluding adding diagnosis, transferring or reversing charges, combining accounts.
Patient Advocacy Reps: Completes and processes charity applications; Reviews and validates high dollar self pay accounts before outsourcing to outside vendor; Handles patient calls and complaints. Requests referral of accounts to bad debt as applicable.
Maintains professional communication with various PFS staff, medical center staff, payors, physicians, and patients regarding the billing of services rendered at Stanford Medical Center. Communication may consist of telephone, correspondence, or in person contact.
Meets weekly individual productivity goals and standards while following planned priorities as set by the Team.
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Two (2) years of progressively responsible and directly related work experience
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to follow oral and written instructions and interpret institutional and other policies accurately
Ability to gather, analyze, and display data in appropriate format and keep accurate records
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information
Ability to perform basic mathematics
Ability to plan, prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization
Knowledge of accounts receivable system like SMS, IDX, or Meditech
Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area
Knowledge of medical reimbursement policies and procedures
Knowledge of medical terminology and insurance claim procedures common to medical billing and accounts receivable operations
Knowledge of one or more of the following: Medicare, Medi-Cal, Worker's Comp or Managed Care (HMO,PPO,POS, etc)
Knowledge of principles and practices of customer service and telephone courtesy
These principles apply to ALL employees: SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery. You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective:
Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination
#LI-RL1 Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements. Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $31.53 - $35.50 per hour The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.