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Patient Accounts Representative at Froedtert South

Patient Accounts Representative

Froedtert South Kenosha, WI Full-Time
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  • POSITION PURPOSE
    • Prepares and submits properly executed claims to appropriate third-party payers on a timely basis while ensuring payer-specific billing requirements are met. Verifies insurance eligibility while resolving any issues related to open claims to ensure an accurate and timely payment. Follows up on billing, determines and applies appropriate adjustments, answers inquiries and updates accounts, as necessary. Performs other related duties as requested.
  • MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
    • High School or Equivalent (GED)
  • MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
    • Must have at least six (6) months of hospital billing experience.
  • LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED
    • N/A
  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED
    • Ability to read, write, hear, speak, and comprehend the English language.
    • Requires exceptional communication skills and the ability to deal with people in all levels of society in a calm, courteous manner.
    • Ability to handle fluctuating daily work assignments based upon changes in patient census volume.
    • Business Office experience in a health care environment in Billing, Customer Service, insurance follow-up, or Collections is preferred.
    • Knowledge of telephone etiquette, typing, computer, calculator, copy machine, web-based applications, and the use of a fax machine.
    • Ability to walk, sit, stand, bend, push, and lift weights of up to 25 pounds for up to 5% of the workday.
  • PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Independently performs all aspects of insurance claims billing, follow-up work, and appeals, including accessing, retrieving, and inputting information throughout the claims processing cycle.
    • Practices positive communication skills and has the ability to successfully interact with all patients and staff including the use of proper telephone etiquette.
    • Continually demonstrates courteous, cooperative and service-oriented manner following hospital policies.
    • Performs clerical functions while maintaining current accounts accurately and timely, utilizing computer, calculator, copier, fax machine, and web-based application knowledge. Owns a complete understanding of the billing software application.
    • Effectively keeps current on billing guidelines, memos, correspondences, reports, and work queues. #cb

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
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