Patient Account Specialist Sr.

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Posted: 05/15/2023 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: ACCOUNTING Job Number: 23839

Job Description

Financial Additions has partnered with a leading healthcare provider in search of a Patient Account Specialist Sr. Position will be in-office daily.

Company offers:
  • Value driven workplace
  • The goal is to develop leadership qualities in all employees.
 Patient Account Specialist responsibilities will include:
  • Possesses thorough understanding of the hospital revenue cycle with specialization in hospital billing, follow-up, and the account resolution process.
  • Utilizes and applies industry knowledge to resolve aged accounts receivable by working various account types including, but not limited to hospital and/or professional claims, governmental and/or non-governmental claims, denied claims, high priority accounts, etc.
  • Manage multiple work queues for follow-up and denials by engaging payor websites and initiating calls to ensure prompt payment of medical claims. Pursues and/or follow-up on appeals. Initiates communication with coding team and clinical staff when coding related, and medical necessity appeals are warranted.
  • Identifies denial trends and notifies Supervisor and/or Manager to prevent future denials and further delay in payments. Makes recommendations for resolution.
  • Remains open-minded with change maintains performance during period(s) of change and understands changes in tasks and/or environment as well as the basis for change.
  • Possesses ability to professionally communicate (in all forms) with payer resources such as: website, e-mail, telephone, customer service departments, etc.
  • Possesses a cooperative and positive attitude toward clients, management, and co-workers by responding politely and professionally and being a valued team player.
  • Ability to meet departmental standards for quality and productivity.
Patient Account Specialist background should include:
  • High School Diploma and 1 year of experience
  • MS Excel (Intermediate)


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