Patient Accounts Rep

     
Pay Range Minimum
Job Code:
IG31
Hourly:
$13.12
FLSA*:
Non-Exempt
Monthly:
$2,275
Grade:
225
Annually:
$27,300

*This is a Non-Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid an hourly pay rate, on a bi-weekly basis, and are eligible to receive overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a work week.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for collection and follow-up of all accounts assigned prior to, during or after admission and discharge. Communicates the university's or clinical/healthcare financial policies to all patients. Identifies patients who require early financial counseling intervention. Provides information regarding resources for patients who need financial help. Coordinates classification for bad debt and charity. Verifies, researches and completes all paperwork and forms to bill all types of claims for reimbursement via electronic system and hard copy. Serves as a patient advocate during the cycle of the account.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma or equivalent. Basic typing and good communication skills. For billing or collections positions, one year of collections or billing experience is required. For admissions positions, one year of experience in a healthcare environment or one year of customer service experience is required.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER:

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable law.

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