Job Details

ACC SPEC - HOSPITAL COLLECTOR"

Job Number: 528134
Categories: Insurance / Billing
Location:
Dallas, TX

Department: University Hospitals
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular



Security


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information


Salary


Salary Negotiable 


Experience and Education


High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelors preferred. 3-5 years of hospital or medical office third party collections experience. Understanding of Managed Care contracts and payor methodology. Knowledge of health insurance mechanisms and coverage is required. Effective oral and written communication skills. Proficient keyboarding, accuracy and math aptitude skills.

Job Duties


Identifies provider/payor contracting/reimbursement issues. Performs analysis to determine root cause (payor or hospital) for payment variances.
Timely and accurate collection of third party claims.  Manage work lists and/or reports to achieve and maintain key performance indicators and cash collection goals.
Meets or exceeds productivity standards. Utilizes system tools to achieve production and quality targets for resolution of AR accounts and required reporting.
Provides feedback and support to the Managed Care department, System Analyst and Management Team, to ensure accurate reimbursement from payor.
Utilize systems tools and department resources to achieve production and quality targets for resolution of patient accounts.
Investigates and responds to questions or requests for additional information in a timely and professional manner to ensure proper, timely and accurate payment of patient accounts.
Attends in-services, classes and meetings related to all operations to the PFS department.  Understands reimbursement of all 3rd party payors.


**Other Duties:  Performs other duties as assigned. 

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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