Job Details


Job Number: 528994
Categories: Skilled Trade / Engineering
Dallas, TX

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


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


Salary Negotiable

Experience and Education

High School diploma or equivalent and four (4) years experience in medical billing, customer service, claims processing or related field; OR Two (2) years of college and two (2) years experience as stated above is required.

Job Duties

Provides response to inbound claims inquiries from patients, physicians and other entities. Assures all behavioral care inbound telephone claims calls are directed to this employee as first point of contact. Provides back up relief for ACD telephone lines.
Works patient account, including but not limited to, adjustments on small balances, transfers credit balances to debit balances, changes FSC's on invoices to reflect different status, and/or requests monetary refunds. Sets up accounts on budget plan. Calls clinics for possible personal courtesy or incorrect entries on invoices. Supplies patients with application for financial assistance.
Works directly with patients regarding their account. Provides pat- ients with copies of their statement and reviews them in detail. Makes certain that patient and family member fully understands how to read statement.
Calls insurance companies for patients regarding non-payments and other pertinent information. Files and re-files claims, requests EOB's from primary and secondary insurance companies and or appeal claims. Acts as liaison between patients and follow up teams.
Registers and changes pertinent information in IDX system. Registers patients and updates insurance/demographic information.
Assists clinics and patients with managed care information, which requires thorough understanding of managed care guidelines.
Records and receipts payments on account from walk-ins and credit card payments over phone. Discusses accounts with walk-in patient as needed.
Reviews and processes patient correspondence. Contacts departments for additional information or to resolve issues. Follows up with insurance as needed. Analyzes claim history to detect potential errors in processing. Determines reasons for denials. Responds to special requests for information. Identifies trends in call type and makes recommendations to management. Informs management of trends regarding statement and/or follow up issues.
Provides administrative support to department which includes word processing, mail distribution, copying, etc. Provides support for claims processing backlog.
Manages all incoming calls and logs into problem tracking database. Maintains problem tracking database. Ensures customer problems receive proper attention and notifies management of problems that may require extra attention.
Researches, analyzes and responds to customer inquiries regarding mental health claims processing. Develops, implements flexible innovative solutions. Prepares and maintains departmental documentation as directed by management.
Performs other duties as assigned.

**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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