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The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Patient Account Representative Office of Patient Accounts Surgical Associates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1300 MKT - Wanamaker Building Req ID: 29004.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Shift: Days.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; JOB SUMMARY.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; The Patient Account Representative is responsible for researching all aspects of insurance collections for.and.nbsp; physician billing for the Department of Surgery including, but not limited to, pursuing claim payments from various insurance carriers and managing aging of accounts receivables..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; JOB RESPONSIBILITIES.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Tracks payer trends and identifies areas of follow up concern..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Follows up on rejections by verifying insurance status, eligibility, authorizations and account information..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Updates patient demographics as necessary..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Timely and accurate follow up on unpaid and problem accounts..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Communicates with insurance companies and clinical areas, providing accurate information for inquiries and requests..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Required Education:.and.nbsp; High School/GED.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Required Experience: At least 3 years.and.nbsp; experience in physician insurance billing..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE .and.amp; CERT/LIC.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Preferred Experience: Previous experience in billing third party carriers, collection background and working with the public..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Knowledge of ICD9-10 and CPT coding is required..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * The ability to operate standard office machines; basic application of computers and Microsoft Applications (i.e. Word and Excel)..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; * Must possess knowledge of basic arithmetic..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Children\.and.#39;s Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children\.and.#39;s Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer)..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Children\.and.#39;s Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans..and.nbsp; Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; Denise Cundo.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; HR Manager.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.nbsp;.and.