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Patient Account Rep - Payment Poster in Decatur, GA at Prestige Staffing

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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    101 West Ponce de Leon Avenue
    Decatur, GA
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Job Description

JobID: 18915

Prestige Staffing is looking for a Patient Account Rep who has refunds and payment posting experience for a potential temp to perm opportunity. Need to be able to go to work within a week. 


High school diploma or equivalent

Must have at least 1 year healthcare  customer service, registration, collections, billing, insurance related experience

Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other commercial payers (HMO, PPO) preferred

CHAA (Certified Healthcare Access Associate), CPAR (Certified Patient Account Representative) and/or CFC (Certified Financial Counselor) preferred

Typing skills with a minimum of 35 wpm

Able to pass a criminal background and a drug test (including tobacco)

Strong medical terminology

The ability to interpret and explain EOB's

1.5 years of refunds and payment posting experience


Obtains demographic and insurance information for preregistration/registration on all patients.

Communicates hospital's financial policies to all patients and identifies patients who require early financial counseling intervention.

Collects on self-pay accounts, co-pay and deductibles as well as documents financial arrangements.

Schedules procedures/follow up appointments.

Ensures and reviews all demographic data for hospital visits.

Schedules procedures/follow up appointments

Completes demographic and insurance.

Provides patients with exam information.

Familiar with Advance Beneficiary Notice, precertification, ICD-10 coding, Medical Terminology.

Communicates with Physician Offices, Staff, and other departments as needed

Responsible for obtaining pre-certification and/or managed care referrals for inpatient and outpatient encounters.

Performing verification of benefits, order entry, and pre-certification for elective and emergency admissions as needed

Maintains thorough understanding of insurance, registration, scheduling, referrals, authorizations, and account follow-up.

Maintains knowledge of departmental applications utilized by Patient Access.